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Family Christmas Vacations are important. Christmas is a time for family. Sometimes families need to get away and spend some uninterrupted time together traveling What better time than Christmas?  What better gift to give your family than a family Christmas vacation. There are many places across the United States that have special events during Christmas time that is perfect for a visiting family.

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Christmas Vacations in Smokey Mountains Winterfest 

There is nothing more beautiful than Christmas vacations in the mountains. Throughout the Christmas holidays, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, Tennessee are host to the Smokey Mountains Winterfest. They have several resorts and other lodgings to choose from. Your family won’t be bored this holiday with all of the activities going on. From parades, lights, shows, a festival of trees, and much more. Even Dolly Wood has a spectacular Smokey Mountain Christmas Festival.

Need to purchase Christmas gifts? Not a problem. There are several shops and stores as well as arts and crafts shows. Pigeon Forge happens to be home to the largest shopping outlet in the world.

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Nothing better than Family  Christmas Vacations in Disney World

Join Mickey this Christmas in one of Disney’s family resorts. When it comes to Christmas, Disney pulls out all the stops. There are special events at each of the theme parks. In Epcot, see how families celebrate Christmas around the world. In the Magic Kingdom, enjoy spectacular Christmas parades and join Mickey in his annual Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Both of these parks have amazing light shows every night. Even Animal Kingdom gets in the spirit of Christmas with a holiday-themed parade. Get your tickets!

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Hershey, PA 

Just like the song says, “Christmas is the sweetest place on earth in Hershey.” Your family can’t help but to feel the Christmas spirit when spending the holidays in Hershey, PA. There are tons of light displays, such as Hersheypark Christmas Candylane and Hershey Sweet Lights. Also enjoy the timely Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, performed by Dickens’ great-great-grandson. Only thirty minutes away, enjoy a small theme park called Dutch Winter Wonderland. Christmas in Chocolate Town has several places for your family to stay and enjoy the Christmas holiday in Hershey, PA.

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Evergreen Lodge

Come spend the holidays with the Evergreen family this year. They have several cabins available for you and your family to call home during the Christmas holiday. You can choose to book your lodging, food, and activities separately or choose their Christmas package. The Christmas package includes lodging, dining, and activities to keep the whole family happy. Yosemite is such a beautiful destination.

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Stone Mountain Park

Located in Georgia, Stone Mountain Park has so much to offer during the Christmas holidays for families. They have the Polar Express 4D, Christmas parade, live shows, sleigh rides, Santa, and so much more. They have special pricing for park passes during the Christmas holidays, so refer to their website to choose which package will fit your family’s needs the most. As far as lodging goes, they suggest the Marriot Resort or using their campgrounds. Considering it is winter, the Marriot Resort may keep the scrooge syndrome out of your family this holiday.

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New Orleans, LA

Practically everyone is familiar with Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but have you ever considered spending the Christmas holidays there with your family? Just like Mardi Gras, New Orleans will keep your family entertains with every street corner. New Orleans also has several resorts and hotels to choose from. The Christmas themed events are almost endless. There is always something to do each day in December. The entire town gets festival with almost every building decorated with festive Christmas decorations. The sights, the sounds, and the smell of great southern food will make you wish your family Christmas vacation would never end.

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Christmas is a time to create memories that will last a lifetime, so why don’t you treat your family to a resort vacation this Christmas. Regardless of where you choose to spend your Christmas vacation, remember that Christmas is a time to celebrate family and enjoy the time you have together.

So tell me are you planning a family Christmas vacations?

About Myrah

Hi! I’m Myrah (pronounced: MY-RAH) and I’m a Full–Time Blogger.
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