Christmas is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year; celebrate it in one of these five cities for a little extra holiday spirit and an unforgettable holiday.
1.New York City, NY:
New York City is one of the most popular Christmas destinations and we can see why. Who wouldn’t want to experience the tree lighting at Rockefeller Center in person? Not to mention ice skating in Central Park!! The whole city is filled with Christmas spirit this time of year and is a beautiful site to see. And why you are there you can get some of the best shopping steals of the year the day after Christmas!
2. Atlanta, GA:
Experience seeing many of the extravagant holiday light displays in Atlanta during the holidays, such as the Callaway Gardens and the Botanical Garden. Another event full of holiday spirit is the Macy’s great tree lighting ceremony in Lenox Square. Atlanta is the perfect Christmas destination for those who love a show, but not so much the snow.
3. Washington DC:
Part of the beauty of Christmas is all of the history and tradition put into celebrating Christmas, what better place to celebrate Christmas than the nation’s capital, full of its own history and tradition. Be a part of the National Christmas Tree Lighting for an unforgettable Christmas, or take part in the Christmas Walking Tour of Washington DC. With the snow falling around you and the feel of the historic monuments, you will feel blessed to be celebrating Christmas in Washington DC.
4. Chicago, IL:
The Windy City is full of Christmas spirit and is a magical place to spend Christmas. Join in on the celebration at Lincoln Park to watch the annual Christmas Zoo Lighting or go to the animated “Charlie Brown Christmas” show live at the Broadway Playhouse. And don’t forget to go ice skating at Millennium Park while you are there.
5. Aspen, CO:
Get the small town feel of family for the holidays, while being in one of the most beautiful cities during Christmas. Aspen takes part in many small town festivities such as their own tree lighting ceremony, sleigh rides down the highlands and night rides down the mountain. Best of all, for a truly breathtaking experience watch the amazing fireworks display over the Aspen Mountains.