America has a lot of cities you can enjoy during the holidays. But if you’re looking to enjoy this special time of year somewhere quaint, cozy and mesmerizing, check out these small towns across the US. Each year, these places are fully decorated (either by people or by nature) with the most charming touches and are highly recommended for a vacation.
Vail, Colorado: Known for having a white Christmas, this town in Colorado is perfect for a typical snowy get-a-way. You can spend time in the mountains skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating as well as shopping and dining in the Vail Village.
Leavenworth, Washington: Visit this Bavarian-style village that lights up the night with over half a million lights during their Christmas Lighting Festival.
Woodstock, Vermont: This beautiful countryside retreat is the ultimate place to unwind.
York, Maine: This is a coastal town which is also the home to the iconic Nubble Lighthouse. They have a wonderful Festival of Lights that includes a parade and other festive activities.
St. Augustine, Florida: This is a very old town in Florida. During the holiday season, it is adorned with lights throughout the historic district.
Nevada City, California: With a name like “Nevada City”, you may be under the impression that this place takes a cue from Sin City. But, quite the opposite. During the holidays, this is a wonderful place to visit for a Victorian style Christmas. Come and enjoy a street festival, wonderful food, music, lights and more.
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