Had enough of the snow? Think a White Christmas is overrated? Well, cold or hot, Christmas is Christmas no matter where you are. While, snow cities have an advantage, with the snow making everything oh-so-magical, the warmer places certainly bring their A-game as well. Check out these 5 places that totally rock Christmas.
Savannah: This southern city turns into Santa’s home minus the snow of course. Gingerbread towns, red ribbons, fir branches, the Christmas parade all make for an exciting experience. As one of the oldest cities in the US they’re big on tradition and the numerous B&B’s offer up some delightful stays.
San Francisco: Gorgeous lights and decorated trees in landmark areas like Union Square and Ghirardelli Square are the biggest draws during the season. The city switches into high gear for the holidays with shopping and buying at its peak. The holiday mood in the air is palpable with every single city destination coming alive in this City by the Bay.
New Orleans: This is the Big Easy we’re talking about. Caroling, concerts, bonfires, holiday home tours, holiday shopping and Nola ChristmasFest are some of the well known celebrations during Christmas. Papa Noel specials makes this place a Christmas festival.
Charleston: Christmas in Charleston is a traditional affair. Rooted in history, the city has a slew of holiday events to choose from. Head out here if you’re looking to celebrate an old world Christmas.
Santa Monica: ICE is the biggest draw during Christmas when Santa Monica adds an 8,000 square foot rink to the beachside community. Holiday parties, ice skating, and sidewalk sales are some of the biggest events during the festive season.
Every single city has its own unique way of celebrating Christmas. Listing each one would be almost impossible. Tell us about the best warm Christmas experience you’ve had.