American Towns That Shine Brightest at Christmastime

Be dazzled by some of the most astonishing light displays in the country


The magic of the holiday season kicks off with glimmering lights and charming displays. Christmas calls for the emergence of spectacular light shows. Regardless to which state you live in, you can find a remarkable light display.[slideshow:102830]

Whether you would rather view the lights from the comfort of your own car or experience the magic by walking through the festivities, there is a display that suites everyone on this list.

Adventure seekers will love thrilling rides and attend an out of this world light show. Animal lovers looking to celebrate the season have many options, too. Many zoos transform into a Christmas spectacular.

Many free events that are worth every second of your spare time are scheduled all over the country. The highlights usually are gigantic trees consisting of thousands of blinking lights and dozens of extension cords and relays.

Some of the lights extravaganzas on the list have been a long-standing tradition. 

Click here to see 15 American towns that shine brightest at Christmastime

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