Have you watched the movie Home Alone? You remember when Kevin McCallister looked out the window Christmas morning and saw the snowflakes falling? Many dream of a snowy Christmas, but many (depending in which state you live in) don’t that opportunity. Well, consider traveling to one of the five places below for a white Christmas.
This winter activity-filled city boasts a 100% chance of snow on Christmas every year, so you can be sure to see soft snowflakes falling on Christmas morning. In the city, you can partake in the 12 Days of Aspen, which offers you plenty of things to do leading up to Christmas. You can also join large groups of carolers at Snowmass Mall and Base Village.
While this city is located off the mainland in Alaska, it boasts an impressive record of 31 consecutive snowy Christmases! In the beautiful city, you can take your kids to see illuminated animal displays at Alaska Zoo’s “Zoo Lights.” If you would rather stay indoors, you can head to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts and enjoy “A Christmas Carol”.
While a snowy Christmas is not guaranteed, Chicago has usually snowed due to its average of 24 degrees F in the winter months. Snowy Christmases here in Chicago are absolutely beautiful with countless things to do. If you head to Navy Pier, there is a multitude of holiday festivities during the Fifth-Third Bank Winter Wonderfest. You can also watch the “Twas the Night Before Christmas” production at the Broadway Playhouse.
Mammoth Lakes, CA
If you’re in Cali looking for a white Christmas destination, head to Mammoth Lakes. The average temperature in December is 17 degrees F, so the chances of snow are pretty high. At Mammoth Lakes, one of has plenty of activities to boost the holiday spirit. You can take part in the Mammoth Holiday Festivities or watch the fireworks during the Night of Lights while on the Village Gondola.
New York City, NY
Ah the “Big Apple”. While a snowy Christmas in New York City is not typical, we had to put it on here due to the classic, Home Alone 2. When it does snow in the city, it’s one of the most beautiful winter sights. Even if it doesn’t snow on Christmas, NYC is still a great place to spend Christmas due to the famous sights and attractions. The famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree attracts countless visitors each year. Other popular attractions include watching “The Nutcracker”, visiting the Winter Village in Bryant park, and attending the Holiday Train Show by New York Botanical Gardens.
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