If you’re looking for a last-minute trip to soak in all the wonder and glory of Christmas – we’ve got just the place for you!
Whether you’re looking to walk through a sea of dazzling lights – or witness a national gingerbread house contest – these cities know how to do Christmas right.
So, take a moment and check out our top 3 places in America to experience Christmas – and see if your hometown made our list.
Asheville, North Carolina
Yes, they may have the reputation of being a “hipster town” (and the most liberal city in the South) …
… but they definitely know how to do Christmas right!
Whether you want to find quirky gifts for “that one cousin” in their downtown boutiques – or soak in the magnificent décor at the Biltmore Estates (they have over 100 hand-decorated Christmas trees) – there truly is something for every traveler.
In fact, Asheville even hosts the National Gingerbread House Competition – where people come from all over the country to compete to win $25,000!
You’ll see every size and type of Gingerbread House – from castles decorated with gumdrops to quirky submissions like “reindeers playing poker” (a previous 3rd place winner).
If going to a liberal city discourages you – remember – you don’t have to live there – you’re just visiting!
If you are more of the adventure type and want to spend your vacation exploring the great outdoors – Stowe, Vermont is where it’s at.
You can go skiing at Mount Mansfield or Spruce Peak and burn off those Christmas calories while soaking in the breathtaking snow-covered trees and rooftops.
There’s a reason Stowe earned the nickname “Snow Capital of the East” (some even argue it’s the best place in America) to ski.
From going on a sleigh ride (or even a dog sled) to sipping cider at Stowe Cider – this winter wonderland will not disappoint.
Finally, if you simply want to enjoy a lot of lights and “Instagram” worthy photos – make the trek to Leavenworth.
Travel Pulse nicknamed Leavenworth the most “Christmassy” town in all of America – and we can see why.
Travel Pulse reported:
“The town is designed to resemble a Bavarian village and goes big for Christmas, with 21 miles of Christmas lights decorating the town.
It’s super popular on Instagram and is home to a whole host of fun holiday activities, like a reindeer farm, Christmas market and even an annual sledding competition. It also receives an average of 96 inches of snowfall a year”.
21 miles of lights reflecting in the snow AND a reindeer farm – sign me up!
Don’t Let Biden Cancel Your Christmas
But wherever you decide to celebrate Christmas – make it a good one.
Don’t pay attention to the scare tactics of politicians like Biden who want to cancel your Christmas cheer with their mandates and hype.
Get out there and travel – and explore the breathtaking sight of America in the wintertime.
What is your favorite city to travel to during the Christmas season?
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