Christmas is a magical time of the year and many smaller towns and cities in the US spring up with life. The decorations, the parades make the Christmas celebrations overwhelming. We are telling you about 5 US towns with amazing Christmas celebrations.
- McAdenville, North Carolina
Located 20 minutes away from Charlotte, the spirit of Christmas is so high that they change the name of the town to Christmas Town US during festive season.It has amazing Christmas decorations which include more than 450,000 lights that illuminate this hamlet.The lake in McAdenville is one of the vantage spots you can’t miss. The 33 decorated trees that stand on the perimeter of the lake and their reflection in the clear water is spellbinding.Thetown’s fountain is lit with vibrant colors. The sight of the fountain spitting out water to a height of 75 every 10 seconds gives a refreshing feeling.
- Ogden, Utah
The Ogden Christmas village is specially decorated to look like Santa’s North Pole village. A winter wonderland is created and you can see miniature cottages popping up. The 59 elf sized cottages have their own theme. Some look like the Elf Workshop while some look like the cottage for Grinch. You also have a Santa’s castle which children can visit along with Santa. The highlight of the Christmas celebration is the joy ride in Polar Express train that passes through theglow-in-the-dark tunnel.
- Zoar, Ohio
The tiny town of Zoar gives you the opportunity to celebrate the Christmas, the old fashioned way. There are several historic landmarks and homes that are decorated the traditional way.You can find several blacksmiths and tinsmith shops where you can buy goods and crafts that are old fashioned.A stroll through the streets of Zoar will give you an opportunity to see several buildings and homes decorated in 19th-century style.The excursion ends at the Church where the chapel’s original organ is used to play Christmas carols.
- Natchitoches, LA
The preparation of Christmas in Natchitoches begins in themonth of June.The whole town is illuminated with bulbs on the strings that are tied across the streets.During Christmas festival, you can see more than 300,000 lights and 100 set pieces illuminating the streets and banks of Cane River Lake.Historic home tours, carriage rides, live performances are some of the activities that rejuvenate the atmosphere.
- Delray Beach, FL
A 100 foot Christmas tree is the main attraction of this beach town. The tree magically opens to give away to the wonderland inside.The toy train going around miniature scenes and many other activities that remind you of old Christmas traditions transport you back in time.
Where to stay
During the festive season, you should take additional care by booking online before visiting any town in the US.Visit few hotel review sites and compare the rates before you book hotel rooms online.