Christmas is a holiday of beauty. Lights and decorations take their place during the month of Christmas. The wintery weather contributes to the bringing and staying close together of a family. Christmas is celebrated across the world in different ways. Some cities look remarkable during this season.
Lights are put up, trees stand tall, and the colors of Christmas are everywhere. The beautiful sights are noteworthy and delightful. To be present in such places during this season is surely a pleasant sight. Here are some of the places to visit during holidays.
Chicago is beautiful city itself. During Christmas season, the city is so wonderfully decorated that you could just lose track of time gazing at the Magnificent Mile, also called the Mag Mile. Millions of lights are strung up and the reflection can be enjoyed in the waters. You can also visit the Christkindmarket which is a large outdoor German crafts market. Winter WonderFest is a holiday-themed amusement park that has an indoor skating rink. It is located at the Copper Harbor.
Key West, Florida
Key West is an island city and has warm temperatures during the Christmas season. This is one of the reasons people visit this place to chill out and have fun. The serene beaches and the people out there is all you want to enjoy a holiday.
The little town on Durango is a very quiet and serene location. If you’re looking for a place away from all the hustle, this is the spot. The cold temperatures and the beautiful little place has a very homely feel to it and you can surely have a peaceful holiday with your family.
Taos, New Mexico
Taos is a very remote location in New Mexico. It is a desert plain and has a cultural mix. The celebrations of Christmas can be witnessed by the twinkling lights and luminarias (or lanterns). The enactment of Jesus’ nativity takes place in a ceremonial form.
If you love singing, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” as Jim Reeves does, but never get to be there, Aspen is a place you HAVE to head to. The covered-in-snow city is a resort for skiing. But it just doesn’t stop there. A series of musical events are organized for visitors to take pleasure in. Stop dreaming and head to Aspen.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is a place for party lovers. If you are someone who prefers to enjoy tropical climate, you are looking at the right place. The Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico is where you can experience a variety of decorations and get to taste different foods.
Charleston, South Carolina
This place is famous for Shrimp and grits, and the lovely Southern hospitability of course. You can relax at a well-orchestrated stay, pick a show and tour around. You can buy baked goods from the farmers’ market and make sure you drive through the Festival of Lights.
The place during holidays is lit up thoroughly and is a pleasant sight to visitors. The trees are wrapped in lights and a huge Christmas tree is located in front of Faneuil Hall.
Santa Claus, Indiana
As the name suggests, this is a very Christmas-y place. It is named after Santa Claus and the city has many Santa-themed attractions and stores.
New York City, New York
There can’t be enough said about Christmas in New York City. The city hosts a number of classical Christmas concerts besides other concerts. Iceskating is also a sport that people are fond of, to do during holidays in NYC. The city is decorated with millions of lights and a 100-foot Norway spruce tree is decked up and topped with a 550-pound star. The sight is a must-see and you are sure to be mesmerized.
These are the best places to be at during Christmas holidays and no matter where you are these holidays, make sure you’re there as a family, because Christmas is all about family and spending quality time with them. Happy Holidays!