New York Attractions December 14, 2017
The Magical Road Trip Will Take You Through New York’s Most Charming Christmas Towns
Going for a drive during the winter can often be not so ideal, but with snow only just starting to fall in New York, now may be the perfect time to take one last road trip. With Christmas being less than two weeks away, you’ve probably finished up the majority of your holiday shopping and are wondering how you can fill up your free time with seasonal activities. Taking you on an adventure that will get you into the holiday spirit, this particular road trip will lead you to some of the Empire State’s best Christmas towns. Take a look!
Taking you to six destinations and coming in at just over 4 hours long in driving time, you can view the full road trip on Google Maps
First stop, Liverpool! The Central New York destination is one that's visited by most residents in the area each year. Liverpool is where you can find the annual
Lights On The Lake
holiday lights display, running from now until January 7th. The two-mile long drive-thru light display will take you through different worlds and creations that will absolutely wow you. This is one light display you need to cross off of your list!
A favorite town for most to visit during this time of year in the Finger Lakes region, Skaneateles comes to life every Saturday and Sunday until December 24th with its
festival. Visit the town on either of these days and you'll find 50 Dickens characters roaming around the streets as well as live music, endless Christmas decorations and even horse-drawn carriage rides.
3. Seneca Falls
It's A Wonderful Life
Festival may have already passed for the year, but that doesn't mean the holiday spirit has left the town of
! The town's main street can be seen decorated in Christmas lights and surrounded by breathtaking winter scenery as this town sits along the waterfront.
The actually town of Corning turns into a magical setting with Christmas decorations and lights everywhere. But another reason this town is one you'll want to visit is because it's home to the
Corning Museum of Glass
. The museum embraces the holiday season, fill the building with glass snowmen and giving visitors the chance to make their own glass Christmas trees and ornaments!
A great city to check out during the holidays, there are plenty of wonderful destinations that will get you excited for Christmas around Rochester. Come to town and you can go ice skating at one of many places like Manhattan Square Park, or celebrate in a more adult manner by grabbing a drink at the Genesee Brewing Company while you check out their Keg Christmas Tree!
Head just outside of Rochester and you'll find the quaint town of Pittsford. A place that holds a sweet spot in many of our hearts, one of our favorite features of this town is
Pittsford Farms Dairy
. Known for the delicious ice cream and eggnog, the delightful little farm has a store that you can visit for seasonal snacks and even hosts baby cows for the holiday season that you can come visit!
Do you have a favorite town in our state that you make a point to visit every holiday season? To discover more seasonal adventures, check out
The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through New York That’s Nothing Short Of Magical!