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These 17 Places In North Carolina Have The Most Unbelievable Christmas Decorations

On Christmas Eve, when I was little, I was filled with excitement for Santa coming down the chimney. My parents would put me in the car and we’d drive through neighborhoods with the best Christmas lights. This tradition always made it truly feel like Christmas and brought the magic of the season full-circle. I’ll always remember those nights, and I’m sure many families have similar traditions.

But if you don’t have great displays nearby, you might be looking for some options to really ring in the holiday. In no particular order, these seventeen places are perfect.


What did you think of our list? Where is your favorite place to look at Christmas lights in North Carolina? Any traditions you want to share? Tell us in the comments!

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com