Tip 6: Another place worth a visit that apart from the norm is the eco friendly light display at Denver Colorado. The city uses LED lights to amaze visitors, walking through 16th street mall, and skyline park will allow you to see the light displays including the giant snowflakes. The parade is free, and kids love watching the lights on the floats gliding by.
Tip 7: Los Angeles is another surprising tourist attraction at holiday season. The local water and power department has set up a mile long stretch of crystal springs drive with lights. The first two weeks of this display is walking only as the road is closed to vehicles to promote a greener LA.
Tip 8: A little to the north of is the Oregon Zoo. This is a zoo with a difference come holiday time. It has over 200 animated animals including flying bats, leaping frogs and many more. Admission is for the zoo but also includes train rides.
Tip 9: Across the border into Canada you can visit the winter festival of lights. This is a three mile long route with over 3 million lights. With 120 lighting displays there are also fireworks and a illumination show. Admission is free, but occasionally bad weather can effect the shows here.
Tip 10: Our final tip is something a little different and is in Rhode Island. Gilded age mansions offers formal Victorian dinners, murder mysteries as well as a Christmas concert. A place with Castles and Mansions, a harbor and an 18th century neighborhood at The Point and also Historic Hill all lit with candle type bulbs giving it an authentic look and a real feel of history.
When it comes to looking for something a little different to brighten you holiday travels it at first can seem a bit overwhelming to decide. Nonetheless, our ten tips mentioned here today surely has something unique for everyone. Hopefully this will help you to have a seasonal holiday to remember for years to come.