America’s Best Towns for the Holidays

These towns take their holiday traditions very seriously


Small towns seemingly come to life around Christmas time. They are ignited up with millions of holiday lights that can brighten up even the gloomiest of days. Communities come together to decorate and maybe unofficially compete for the best garnishing.

December becomes a festive month when people celebrate what they’ve accomplished and set plans to conquer new heights in the coming year. One of the unsurpassed ways to do all of that is by going on a vacation to a place especially designed to reflect the holiday spirit, with creative spins on traditions and decorations.[slideshow:94530]

These towns take their holiday traditions very seriously. Most of them host annual events that bring tourists and locals together every year.

Whether you are a winter sport enthusiast, who is looking to ski his or her way through fresh snow, or you would love to view spectacular holiday light displays and watch incredible firework shows, the towns on this list are sure to excite you and put you in the holiday spirit.


Americas Best Towns for the Holidays


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