Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Esri. To celebrate the holiday, we’ve created a suite of interactive maps that provide several different views into Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Please feel free to embed or share any of these maps as part of your holiday and retail coverage.

 

Where Did Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From?
This Thanksgiving story map shows where in the US major components of most Thanksgiving dinners come from. Explore USDA data about sweet potato, turkey, green bean, and cranberry production by county and learn more about the growing conditions for each food.

 

Fifty Largest Shopping Malls in the United States
This map ranks the fifty largest malls in the US by leasable square feet. See which regions of the country have a higher concentration of major malls and get information about each mall such as the number of stores, parking spaces, and more.

 

Black Friday Social Media Map
Track all the buzz about the country’s biggest shopping day with this interactive social media map. Browse geotagged content from Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube related to Black Friday in relation to the fifty largest malls in the country. You can localize this map for your specific region by zooming into any area and clicking the “Link” button to generate a new URL and embed code that will focus the map on your area.