Top 5 Christmas Vacation Destination in the USA 2019

Top 5 Christmas Vacation Destination in the USA 2019

The Christmas season is something that brings us all into the childlike spirit & enables us to enjoy the charisma of winters. The entire week and in a way the entire month is all indulged peacefully into the spirit of celebration looking for different Christmas celebration ideas. Read More

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The Christmas season is something that brings us all into the childlike spirit & enables us to enjoy the charisma of winters. The entire week and in a way the entire month is all indulged peacefully into the spirit of celebration looking for different Christmas celebration ideas. 

When you talk about Christmas celebration Ideas - “A vacation to America” is one of the best ideas. During the Christmas season entire America gets decorated & every corner has something to celebrate. You head out to catch snowflakes, design snow angels, sing Christmas carols, enjoy the electric environment all-around & more. 

Planning a vacation to America needs to be on your bucket list! In the following article, you will be provided with important information on the best places to visit in the US during Christmas. Every place looks like a wonderful dream with aromas of chestnuts, soothing sounds of carols, & the glittering lights all suspended along with the breezes. Below are some of these magical Christmas celebration destinations you cannot miss. Let’s take a closer look.

Trip at a Glance

Day 1: California

Day 2: New York City

Day 3: Washington, D.C.

Day 4: Chicago, Illinois

Day 5: Branson, Missouri

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit the streets of California all busy unboxing hand-crafted treasures including pottery, perfumes, candy, jewelry & dolls.

  • NYC is without any doubt one of the best places to celebrate Christmas in the USA. And, if really love the festive seasons then visit the Rockefeller Christmas tree. There’s much more you will discover here.

  • Witness the magical season of Christmas in Washington, D.C. Witness the Georgetown GLOW its extensive display of public light installations.

  • Christmas celebration in Chicago is nothing less than any magic! On Christmas 2019 witness this magic.

  • The true magical charm of Christmas is seen in Branson. Take time to experience this charismatic charm.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: California

This Gold Rush Town all laden with the smell of chestnuts spreading all through, the Nevada City in California makes for one of the most inspiring Christmas celebration destinations. The street is all busy unboxing hand-crafted  treasures including pottery, perfumes, candy, jewelry & dolls. The mouthwatering treats, carriage rides, carollers looking amazing dressed in Victorian attire & the magical live entertainment are all just mesmerizing. 

Best things to do in California during the Christmas vacation to the USA:

  • The Harbor Christmas Parades

  • The Christmas Train Rides

  • Holiday Twilight Tour to Hearst Castle

  • Candlelit tours of the historic adobe homes

  • The Holiday Light Displays.

  • LA Zoo Lights

  • Palm Springs

Day 2: New York City

NYC is without any doubt one of the best places to celebrate Christmas in the USA. And, if really love the festive seasons then the Rockefeller Christmas tree will single handedly bring that feel. In fact, there’s something special for every type of globetrotter. For the shopaholic kind, the front display in each of the big stores during Christmas will definitely woo you. And, some of these displays are going to be really artful. And, it’s great to see the Big Apple all embellished from all sides while you are crossing Radio City Music Hall through the Rockefeller Center. 

Best things to do in New York City during the Christmas vacation to the USA:

  • Witness Santa Coming to the Town.

  • Ice skating in Central Park at Wollman Rink 

  • Lights at the Top of the Empire State Building.

  • The Rockettes at the Radio City Music Hall

  • Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

  • Get unique gifts from Square Holiday Market

Day 3: Washington, D.C.

During the holiday season from 1st December to 1st January, Georgetown GLOW its extensive display of public light installations will win anyone’s heart. This entire display makes the market glow with lights imparting the feel of real celebration. 

Most of these art exhibits of light installations are done by international & local artists who are well adept in this special work of art. And, your Christmas celebration in the USA will make you tick off the National Christmas Tree from your wishlist. 

During Christmas, Washington looks more like the North Pole though it’s the part of the Mid-Atlantic region. And, all thanks to the seasonal display of lights, the assortment of holiday markets, and most specifically the National Christmas Tree. Here’s everything you must experience during your visit to Washington, D.C during Christmas.

Best things to do in Washington, D.C. during the Christmas vacation to the USA:

  • The National Christmas Tree

  • ZooLights in National Zoo

  • Enchant Christmas at the National Park.

  • Visit the Downtown Holiday Market

  • Georgetown GLOW (the unique exhibition of light art)

  • Holiday Boat Parade of Washington, D.C.

Day 4: Chicago, Illinois

Christmas celebration in Chicago is nothing less than any magic! With every street lit with glittering lights, the neighborhood looking cheerful & every corner of the city witnessing the blossoming with the merriment of celebration, you will fall in love with part of it. Almost all of December is packed with exciting events, which makes it absolutely impossible to keep yourself away. 

Along with the surrounding suburbs & Chicago city hosts around 12-holiday lighting ceremonies. These lighting ceremonies include ZooLights, St. Lucia Festival of Lights, and Mile Lights Festival. There are many other popular vacation spots to be celebrated in Chicago during Christmas including Winter WonderFest & Christmas Around the World. 

Another most sought after thing to witness during Christmas is Christkindlmarket, the German market outside Germany. There’s much more than all this in Chicago to witness. 

Best things to do in Chicago, Illinois during the Christmas vacation to the USA:

  • Christkindlmarket

  • ZooLights

  • Caroling at Cloud Gate

  • Ice Skating in Millennium Park

  • Ride the train with Santa (CTA Holiday Train)

  • The Great Tree at Macy's Walnut Room

Day 5: Branson, Missouri

Right from November until the end of the year, the entire city gets lit up with wonderful glittering lights. The true magical charm of Christmas is seen in Branson. It’s also called “the Christmas Tree City” of America where a celebration is incredible. 

In Branson, you will get to enjoy plenty of holiday fun activities! From the gourmet hot chocolate to getting the chance to get pictures with Santa, you will love every part of the city. You have to add Branson to your itinerary when you are on your Christmas vacation. Here’s everything you must not miss:

Best things to do in Branson, Missouri during the Christmas vacation to the USA:

  • Celebrating Christmas at the Silver Dollar City

  • Drive-thru Christmas Lights tour

  • Dixie Stampede Christmas Show

  • Kringles Christmas Store

  • Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

  • Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony

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