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Top 10 best Christmas towns in the United States. Leavenworth is on the list.
Guide to Christmas in Small-Town America: Events and Things to Do
Leavenworth, Washington, is a winter wonderland. Towns all over the US have different ways of celebrating the holidays. From snow-covered towns with elaborate light displays in the Northeast to parades featuring festively decorated boats in southern California, there's no wrong way to celebrate. European-inspired Christmas markets, tree lightings , and parades are among the most popular traditions in towns from coast to coast. Keep reading for 15 of the most festive small towns in the US.
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By Erin Lindholm. From North Pole in Alaska and Taos in New Mexico to Bethlehem in Pennsylvania and Duluth in Minnesota, the best Christmas spots have lights, decorations and Santas aplenty plus plenty of weird and wonderful traditions of their own. So pack your bags and your Santa hat! Tucked away on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State, this Barvarian-style village charms in any season but transforms into an alpine wonderland during the holidays. For three weekends leading up to Christmas, the village is illuminated with more than half a million lights and also features carolers and holiday concerts, sledding and sleigh rides, a Christkindlmarkt and visits from St. In addition to photo ops with the big red man himself and meet and greets with his team of reindeer, the house features a Christmas shop with plenty of North Pole swag, even letters from Santa that can be sent with that all-important postmark.