Christmas is round the corner and this is the last hour to make your plannings and go out. To make things simpler in this blog I shall jot down top 5 US cities famous for its Christmas celebrations. You can choose your city from the list and go out for your grand vacation cum celebration.
- Christmas Town USA
McAdenville is located 20 minutes away from Charlotte which gets so modified in December that it is rechristened as the Christmas Town USA.This village is decorated with 450,000 lights which draws about 600,000 people annually. Through McAdenville’s downtown area, a lighted route made of 375 trees (decorated with lights) is a perfect wintery stroll ground. The nearby lake area is decorated with 33 lighted trees,peacefully peeping in the waters. Town’s fountain is just spectacular with water jet propelled through 75 feet beautifully lighted with vibrant colors after every 10 seconds.
For first 1000 attendance on each night, McAdenville gives out kettle corn and free hot chocolate.
Where to Stay
Hampton Inn: Calm and quite traditional lodging at Hampton Inn with abbey style decor.
Fairfield Inn: With indoor pool and a fitness center, Fairfield Inn is a modern staying lodge with all comforts.
The Villa at Waters Edge: This four star Villa is a perfect place for a romantic weekend.
Charlotte is the largest city in the State of Carolina. Don’t expect too much homely feeling out here but get plenty of urbane attractions. Here local custom has a very unique feature that of building its new history rather than preserving the old. This is the main reason why the city is so much ultra-modern. Brand new museums, sports complex and chic lots; just scintillating. This is why people come here to start a new beginning.
- Ogden’s Christmas Village
Ogden, the famous railway hub of USA, is located at northern Utah which modifies itself into a Christmas Village in December. In the center of the town, a winter wonderland comes down with miniature cottages, resembling the North-Pole village of our beloved Santa having their custom themes. For example Santa’s Castle, the Elf workshop or the Grinch. One of the most eventful things here is the Polar Express train ride. The train moves through a tunnel that glows in the dark and painted with holiday themes.
Don’t forget to see the Union Station, earstwhile train depot which was an important hub during trans-continental rail service. There are 3 museums here.
Where to Stay
Hampton Inn & Suites Ogden: With excellent staffers this inn accepts last minute bookings too.
Holiday Inn Express Ogden: Clean, great staffs and great food is what describes this inn in best way.
Courtyard Ogden: Gym, pool, spacious and located near restaurants and shops.
Wasatch Mountains ski resort is world class in stature and you never get bored in utah. Mountain biking on Silkrock or jungle safari at the National Parks of Arches and Zion are just a few celebrated activities here.
- Ozark Mountain Christmas
When it’s the subject of Christmas, Missouri doesn’t fail you. Ozark Mountain Christmas at Branson looks as if it has transformed in a night. The shopping center at Main Street is located at the historic downtown, has garland wrapped street light with shimmer. Branson’s legendary live musical show has favourite events like Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, the arena performance is transformed to snow spread stage, speckled with evergreens and traditionally sung holiday music.
‘Silver Dollar City’s an Old Time Christmas’ is a festival with its extensive holiday lights and more than 1000 heavily decorated Christmas trees. There are world-class roller coasters here.
Where to Stay
Shady Acre Motel: A nice and clean place with a great location.
Savannah House Hotel: Away from hustles and bustles yet near the main centers of action, this is a nice place to stay.
Keeter Center At College Of The Ozarks: Outstanding venue, great food and a beautiful balcony.
Nearest rival of Branson as the hub of country music is Nashville. Branson’s entertainment hub is Route 76.
- Koziar’s Christmas Village
You can say that Koziar’s Christmas Village is an one stop destination where festival is celebrated with 100% genuity. Located in Bernville, Pennsylvania, Christmas is celebrated in full fledge since 1948. This Christmas is for families where people come in to see spectacular display of lights. They visit shops and small cottage dioramas and meet Mr. Claus. Scenes from Christmas in the Jungle, Christmas Beneath the Sea and Christmas in Other Lands which are housed at former chicken coops.
Where to Stay
Eagle Hotel: This hotel is a paradise for foodies. Lip-smacking food dishes are offered.
Comfort Inn Midway: Outstandingly clean and comfy stay at Comfort Inn, doing justice to its name.
Holiday Inn Express Reading: Extremely friendly staffers and extremely tasty breakfast and dinner.
The State of Pennsylvania has many things to offer to its visitors. Rolling farmlands to majestic forests; historical sites from halcyon days to American Revolution and a center for arts, just too many things in a small pack.
- Nevada City Victorian Christmas
The quaint and historic Nevada City is the proud organizer of Victorian Christmas Festival. The City has come a long way from its Gold Rush days and carefully preserved its historic buildings. Surrounding by mountains this is a picturesque downtown of bygone era. Nevada Chamber of Commerce has described this festival as ‘a genuine Christmas card come to life’. This city transforms into authentic gas lamps, twinkling white lights and white dress worn carolers displaying Victorian era fashion. Most revellers wear period dresses.
Where to Stay
Broad Street Inn: This is a Victorian guesthouse with outstanding patio.
Nevada City Inn: This budget hotel is just awesome. Cabinlike rooms have free WiFi.
Outside Inn: This is a funky inn offering individual decoration.
Gold Country is full of cultural and natural pleasures. This is a less expensive destination of the State of California. Many outdoor diversions are offered here and that’s why this is a awesome place for kids and family.
These are top 5 Christmas destinations of USA. Hope you have liked our blog. Please keep in touch with us for more exciting travel blogs.