Alabama December 06, 2019
The Christmas Themed Road Trip Through Alabama That’ll Fill You With Holiday Cheer
From twinkling light displays to festive tinsel trails, there are several Christmas attractions in Alabama that’ll most certainly fill you with holiday cheer. One of the best ways to experience these attractions is to take a road trip. Listed below, we’ve mapped a Christmas themed road trip that you’ll definitely want to take this year. It includes eight of Alabama’s best Christmas attractions.
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We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
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1. Galaxy of Lights - Huntsville
Your first stop will be Huntsville's Galaxy of Lights. Galaxy of Lights is currrently taking place at Huntsville Botanical Garden and will run through January 4, 2020. This drive-thru light display features millions of twinkling lights and nearly 200 large displays. Click
for more information about Huntsville Botanical Garden's Galaxy of Lights.
2. Tinsel Trail - Huntsville
Your next stop will be the Tinsel Trail, which is located at Huntsville's Big Spring International Park. This festive trail features a display of approximately 300 live Christmas trees, and it'll continue through January 1, 2020. Click
for additional information about Huntsville's Tinsel Trail.
3. Santa's Village - Huntsville
Your final stop in Huntsville will be Santa's Village, which is located at the Historic Huntsville Depot. This is one of North Alabama's most popular Christmas attractions, and it'll run through December 23, 2019. It features snow shows, dazzling Christmas lights, a Christmas train, and so much more. Click
for more information about this year's Santa's Village.
4. Winter Wonderland - Cullman
Following a short drive, you'll arrive at Sportsman Lake Park's Winter Wonderland. This is a festive drive-thru light display that's currently taking place and will run through December (closed December 9, 10, 16, 17, 24, 25). It also features a variety of activities, including train rides. Click
for additional information about Sportsman Lake Park's Winter Wonderland.
5. Brrrmingham Winter Adventure in Railroad Park - Birmingham
You'll then drive south to Birmingham's "Brrrmingham Winter Adventure in Railroad Park." This attraction features an outdoor ice rink and a 100-foot ice slide that's perfect for the entire family. Click
for more information about this year's Brrrmingham Winter Adventure in Railroad Park.
6. ZooLight Safari - Birmingham
Your next stop in Birmingham will be ZooLight Safari, which is currently taking place at the Birmingham Zoo. This annual event features more than one million lights, a Christmas train, a carousel ride, and more. It's scheduled to run through December 30, 2020. Click
for additional information about Birmingham Zoo's ZooLight Safari.
7. Christmas in Candyland - Andalusia
You'll continue driving south to experience Andalusia's Christmas in Candyland. This holiday attraction will continue to run through December 29, 2019, and it offers a variety of activities for all ages such as ice skating, snow tubing, snow shows, and more. Click
for more information about Andalusia's Christmas in Candyland.
8. Magic Christmas in Lights - Theodore
Your final stop will be Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. This annual light display features more than 1,000 set pieces, three million lights, and 15 scenes. It's one of Alabama's best Christmas light displays, and it's scheduled to run through December 31, 2019. Click
for additional information about this year's Magic Christmas in Lights.
Are you planning to visit any of these Christmas attractions this year? If so, let us know in the comments below. If you’ve already attended any, please share your experience(s) with us.
For reasons why there’s no better place to spend Christmas this year than right here in Alabama, take a look at the following article:
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