No one wants to be inconvenienced on a holiday. Check out this guide to help you make the best of your time off. 

Whether you’re looking to run some errands, need medical assistance or want to grab a quick bite to eat on the pilgrimage to grandma's house, look no further than the list below to find what's still open.

Convenience Stores

  • QuikChek – Open normal hours
  • 7 Eleven – Open 24/7
  • WaWa – Open 24/7

 Drugstores

  • CVS – 24/7 hour locations will remain open at regular hours
  • Rite Aid – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Walgreens – Most stores will be open from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Hospital Visiting Hours

  • Morristown Medical Center Urgent Care at Hackettstown -  8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Hospital of Salem County - 11:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - General visiting hours are 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at  the Somerset Campus, and 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the New Brunswick Campus.
  • St. Peter's Healthcare System - 24/7, given the patient isn't in the ICU.

Urgent Care Centers

Grocery Stores

  • Shop & Stop – Stores close at 5 p.m.
  • Shop Rite – Hours vary. Jersey City is closing at 3:00 p.m., while Millburn, and Flemington will be closed, for example.
  • Walmart – 24/7 hour stores will be open.
  • K Mart – 6:00 a.m. to midnight.
  • Target – Most stores will open at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday sales.
  • Costco - Closed
  • Sam’s Club - Closed
  • BJ’s - Closed
  • Petco - Closed

Appliance and Auto Parts Stores

  • Home Depot - Closed
  • Lowes - Closed
  • Sears - 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Black Friday, then open again at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
  • Radio Shack - Most locations will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm.
  • Best Buy - Most stores will open at 5 p.m. for early Black Friday deals.
  • Staples - Closed
  • Advanced Auto Parts - Closed
  • NAPA Auto Parts - Closed

Coffee Shops

  • Starbucks - stores close by 4 p.m.
  • Dunkin Donuts - stores will close around 5:00 p.m.

Shipping Services

  • USPS - Closed
  • UPS - Closed
  • FedEx - Closed

Fast Food Chains

  • Subway - Some locations will be closed, others, like the Branchburg store off Rt. 202, will be open from 9 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Boston Market – 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. for pickup orders, and 11:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. for walk-ins. Keep in mind that Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year, so you'll see a line if you’re walking in.
  • McDonald's – Open 24/7
  • TacoBell – Most stores will be closed.
  • Chick Fil A - Closed
  • Panera Bread - Closed
  • Burger King - Closed
  • Wendy’s - Open 24/7
  • Chipotle - Closed
  • PizzaHut - Closed
  • Shake Shack - Closed
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs - Closed

Happy Thanksgiving!

Kira Buxton is producer of The Jim Gearhart Show and a professional photographer-videographer. You can reach her at kira.buxton@townsquaremedia.com.