The New Englanders who would like to remain in the region during the holidays, yet still enjoy the thrills of traveling, may be interested in the numerous festive towns and cities that are abound in the region. The following New England locations are bursting with cheer for the holidays according to both experts from the national and local level. The third year of the Winter Lights on Cape Ann event, tourists can navigate an outline of the Christmas light displays, according to Keiko Orrall (Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism). This area also encompasses Gloucester.
US-based magazine, Travel + Leisure, has ranked Nantucket among the top Christmas towns in the United States. People looking for a holiday getaway may wish to visit this place for its renowned annual Christmas Stroll event. Around 100 participating companies will take part in the festivities that span 2 years. An extensive map of events is provided to assist with the review. Rockport is hosting a special day on December 1, that will include a Christmas tree located in Dock Square and other fun events.
In January, the Concord Museum will host the Annual Family Trees: Celebration of Children’s Literature exhibition. There are a myriad of beautiful holiday tree and wreaths, influenced by the works of children’s authors, are available for visitors to appreciate. The Concord region is rich in cultural and historical significance, which will be on display for visitors to have an opportunity to experience. Moreover, there will also wines tastings, as well as other activities available throughout this enchanting gathering.
Don’t miss out on visiting Main Street, which abounds with gift shops, galleries and cafés. If you want to see the beauty of nature that has inspired Thoreau as well, pay a visit the Walden Pond. Additionally, those who visit Stockbridge will feel as if they are in the scene of a Norman Rockwell painting; for the town was famously depicted in the painting “Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas (Home to Christmas)”, earning Stockbridge the distinction of being named ‘No. Christmas Town in America’ by Country Living and annually re-enacting the painting in the month of each December.
People can appreciate Norman Rockwell Museum’s delightful work in addition to enjoying thrilling dining and shopping on Main Street. People will also be interested by “Winterlights” which is a show of festive lights at Naumkeag which was recently praised by USA Today as being one of America’s most impressive displays. For visitors looking for unforgettable experiences You can take a drive through the hundreds of light exhibits at Bright Nights at Forest Park. This is a Springfield attraction that According to Frommer’s, it is one of the top lights displays of the winter season in America.
The visitors to Hartford, Conn., this Christmas will be thrilled with Glow Gardens, an indoor lighting festival and garden that is located in the Connecticut Convention Center. This one-of-a-kind Christmas event is sure to bring joy to all the family, offering a variety of glowing activities, delicious treats, and a luxury shopping area (complete with an online shop for gifts and a Christmas carousel). Plus, Santa himself makes select appearances in the lead-up to the big event! Glow Gardens at the Connecticut Convention Center runs from today until January .
The Berkshire Region of Massachusetts and the Berkshire Region of Massachusetts, especially during winter It is a stunning location to go to. You can take advantage of the shopping and dining possibilities on Main Street, marvel at Norman Rockwell Museum’s masterpieces, or enjoy the top display of Winterlights from Naumkeag in addition to Bright Nights at Forest Park visitors will be able to experience amazing experiences that are worthwhile to spend time in the area.