5 Top US Destinations for Christmas Holiday 2012
It's Christmastime once again! If you are looking to take advantage of the long holiday break to chill out and spend some quality time with your family, here are some top US destinations that you should definitely consider for Christmas holiday 2012.
New York City
While spending time in New York City is always a delight at any time of the year, it becomes a truly magical experience right around Christmastime. With the lighting of the giant Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Center, the spectacular window displays, outdoor ice skating at Central Park's Wollman rink and other fun-filled holiday activities, New York City is definitely the place to be. Add these to the fact that you get the chance to see the Rockettes (New York's world famous kickline) in action and you surely have the makings of a spectacular holiday that you can cherish for the rest of your life.
Are you looking to spend a White Christmas with your family? If you are, then Chicago should make it to the top of your list. So, what should keep you and the kids busy while you're there? Well, you will definitely not run out of choices. You can choose to enjoy the spectacular lighting of the giant Christmas tree in Daley Plaza, get to know how different cultures celebrate Christmas by visiting the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's annual Christmas Around the World exhibit.
Is there a better way to spend your Christmas vacation than by going on a skiing trip in Aspen and Vail? Not only that, you can also experience a truly Victorian adventure by visiting Breckenridge, enjoy Denver's winter wonderland by strolling beneath a million light bulbs illuminating the Botanic Gardens and let the kids enjoy sharing their Christmas list with dear old Santa in Burlington.
Family vacations are never complete without visiting Disney World! Florida is also the perfect place to be for those who want to enjoy spending time at the beach during the season. You may also want to visit the little town of Christmas (originally Fort Christmas) in Florida while you're there.
How would you like to step back in time? Get to experience what life is like during the Victorian era by visiting the Dickens Christmas Fair at San Francisco or get a taste of Renaissance culture by attending the Bracebridge Dinner at Yosemite. You may also choose to enjoy Carols in the Cave, an annual musical event held in the Napa Valley, go for an exciting train ride through redwood forests or enjoy a 45-minute boat ride and musical extravaganza by going on a Huntington Harbor Philharmonic Cruise of Lights.
Are you still wondering where you would like to take your family for Christmas holiday 2012? Consider these choices and you'll never go wrong! Just follow some time-tested safety tips while travelling  and keep your home safe and secure  for the holidays to make sure you have a wonderful time.