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 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!