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.

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:

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!