When seeking a holiday getaway filled with tradition and festive events Chicago comes in on the top of the list. Nature thrives even in winter at the Lincoln Park Zoo that will have a festive display of lights. Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and visit with the animals. With so many joyful events and getaway options for the season Chicago will brighten the holidays with memorable activities the whole family can enjoy.
The holidays are a wonderful time to visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art to enjoy the festive decor at the Lilly House, that was recently named by USA Today as one of Indianapolis’ top holiday attractions. Christmas at Lilly House features nostalgic holiday décor from the 1930s and ‘40s, including both traditional favorites and unusual period pieces. And, there will be special evening hours during Christmas at Lilly House as well as live music during events like the Holiday Hullabaloo.
Lively bands, festive floats, along with Santa and Mrs. Claus bring the holiday season to life in downtown Fredericksburg during the Annual Fredericksburg Christmas Parade. Afterwards, The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, located in downtown Fredericksburg, will honor the 5th president of the United States with an open house. This event includes charming holiday decorations presented by a local garden club, period music, light refreshments, and a chance to meet with “President Monroe” and celebrate the holiday season.
The festive season is a perfect time to take a trip to New York City. If you have yet to experience the place in all its glory, you will adore getting to know it during the holidays. The Big Apple goes crazy over Christmas, with decorations, activities and shows. You will never be at a loss for something to do if you choose to spend the holidays in the best city on earth. Here is how you can plan a fabulous New York festive break.