The countdown to Christmas has begun and many people have probably booked flights for the destinations they plan to celebrate Christmas in. However, those who are yet to zero in on a destination may well consider travelling to the US during this festive season as the country celebrates Christmas with great aplomb. Take a look at five fabulous Christmas destinations in the US.
Christmas Town, McAdenville
Experience the festive fervour of the spectacular Christmas Town USA in North Carolina this Christmas. The destination is located just outside Charlotte and is known as McAdenville during the rest of the year. However, every year in December, its name is changed to Christmas Town. Have a gala time exploring the small town, which almost completely becomes the venue of a merry Christmas party. Admire the town’s decoration, wherein, more than 375 trees are adorned with around 450,000 lights.
Koziar’s Christmas Village
Travellers looking for a traditional Christmas getaway should head to Koziar’s Christmas Village, located in Bernville, Pennsylvania. The town has been a traditional Christmas destination in the country since 1948 and offers a wholesome festive experience to visitors. A popular family destination, travellers love the marvellous million-plus light displays throughout the town. Have face-to-face conversations with Santa here and visit small cottage dioramas and shops. Many places around the town showcase several festive scenes including Christmas Beneath the Sea, Christmas in the Jungle, and Christmas in Other Lands.
Visit the amazing town of Santa Claus in Indiana. The festive season reflects an all the more strong Christmas mood in this merry town. Nicknamed ‘America’s Christmas Hometown’, the destination attracts thousands of letters written to Mr. Claus and the volunteers or Santa’s Elves answer these letters! Once here, enjoy the local celebrations including a themed parade, a candy castle, and the drive-through holiday light show called Santa’s Land of Lights.
Ogden’s Christmas Village
Celebrate the festival with fervour at the Ogden’s Christmas Village in Utah, US. The village hosts a winter wonderland in the centre of the town, complete with miniature cottages that aim to replicate the North Pole Village of Santa Claus. Explore these 59 elf-sized cottages one by one as every cottage has a different theme. Enjoy free rides on the very popular Polar Express Train, which travels through a glow-in-the-dark tunnel.
New York City
Visit the urban Christmas destination of New York City to celebrate the festival in a frenzy of metropolitan madness. Walk the streets and hit the pubs and nightclubs or just marvel at the festive lights – the city offers plenty for every traveller. Ice skating at the Rockefeller Center or Central Park and watching the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall seem all the more exciting during the festive season.