Top 10 Christmas destinations to remember

Pauline Frommer, daughter of travel guru Arthur Frommer and creator of the new Pauline Frommer’s Travel Guides, selected the Top10 destinations that will make a holiday vacation unforgettable.

· Santa Fe, N.M.: Join the Canyon Road Farolito Walk and visit the Christmas in Madrid Open House.

· London, England: Watch the Christmas Pantomimes, based on popular children’s stories and fairy tales, at the Barbican, Victoria Palace and Richmond theaters.

· Las Vegas: This city’s New Year’s Eve celebration draws thousands of revelers.

· Branson, Mo.: The entire area lights up with dazzling holiday decorations.

· Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Reveillon, a New Year’s Eve celebration, includes an all-night festival on the beach with music, food and a fireworks spectacular.

· New York City: Who can resist the holiday trimmings on Fifth Avenue or the decorative windows of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor ?

· Rome, Italy: Pope Benedict XVI will offer the traditional Christmas Blessing from St. Peter’s Square, and the Vatican produces a New Year’s Eve fireworks show.

· Puerto Rico: Highlights include Old San Juan’s White Christmas Festival and the Bacardi Artisans Fair.

· New Orleans: Enjoy Papa Noel celebrations, bonfires along the Mississippi River and a New Year’s Eve Jackson Square Street Party.

· Sydney, Australia: Fireworks light up Sydney Harbor on New Year’s Eve.

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2 Responses to “Top 10 Christmas destinations to remember”

  1. Matt

    A great place to visit during Christmas is Richmond, Virginia, host of the Tacky Light Tour, which can be found at http://www.tackylighttour.com. The best christmas lights in the area.

  2. grhomeboy

    Matt, thanks for letting our readers know about Richmonds’ happenings and events. From Athens, Greece we send our sincere wishes for a great success!

    Enjoy the show and Merry Christmas to you!