Ready to take your Christmas light peeping to a whole new level? Then you’ll want to check out this festive road trip we’ve put together for taking your holidays to new heights with some of the best light displays in Maryland. For this list, we chose attractions that can all be viewed from the comfort of your own vehicle for maximum convenience (and warmth)! So gas up the car and bring a thermos, it’s time to explore some of the best Christmas lights in Maryland on a festive Christmas lights road trip in Maryland.

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As mentioned above, these attractions along this Christmas lights road trip in Maryland can all be viewed from your car. However, if you’re willing to do some festive exploring by foot, Christmas light displays in MD.

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Best Christmas Lights in Maryland

What city has the best Christmas lights in Maryland?

Believe it or not, the lights displayed on one single city block in Baltimore, Maryland have been dubbed among the most beautiful in the world. Maryland's Miracle on 34th Street is a magical display encompassing a block of row homes that deck the halls for the holiday season. The neighborhood has been at it for 73 years and families drive for hours for a chance to join in a festive atmosphere. Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out more about Miracle on 34th Street.

What is the one best light display in Maryland?

Aside from Miracle on 34th Street, the best light display in Maryland is found at Seneca Creek State Park, where 3.5 miles of roadway is lined with more than 450 twinkling displays in an annual event known as the Winter Lights Festival. For more on this Gaithersburg, MD event, refer to the article above.

What else can I do around the holidays in Maryland?

There are lots of family-oriented things you can do around the holidays in Maryland. You can visit the magical Christmas Village at Gaylord National Resort. The festivities here include shopping, twinkling lights, a floating Christmas tree, ice skating, and a holiday train for kiddos. And from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, take the family to the German Christmas Market found in Baltimore at West Shore Park. Enjoy street performers, shop for unique German Christmas gifts, devour holiday fare, enjoy live entertainment and dance, and more at this annual event that's fun for the whole family. And for a unique small-town holiday experience, head to St. Michaels to partake in the annual holiday festivities, including a parade featuring llamas, and a Main Street with a dazzling array of twinkling lights. There's no end to festive things to do at Christmas in Maryland.

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