At Christmastime, This Pennsylvania Town Has The Most Enchanting Main Street In The Country

Remember the days when every town had an enchanting Main Street? Residents and visitors would stroll along the sidewalks, window shopping and stopping in the quaint eateries. At Christmastime, Main Street would transform into a wonderland – all decked out in glittering lights and fresh wreaths with red bows tied to every lamppost. Instead of reminiscing or wishing you had experienced an old-fashioned Christmas along Main Street, visit Wellsboro, Pennsylvania at Christmas.

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Before you head to Wellsboro for its planned holiday events, make sure you check out the website for each to ensure the event is still on and to confirm hours. Here’s the official website for the Dickens of a Christmas Celebration and for Wellsboro Christmas on Main Street.

Have you ever been to the enchanting Main Street in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania at Christmas? Tell us about it in the comments! If you’ve still got space on your holiday calendar, plan a visit to Dutch Wonderland’s magical Wonderland Holiday Lights Drive-Thru. It boasts hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights.

Address: Wellsboro, PA 16901, USA
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December 05, 2020

What are the best Christmas towns in Pennsylvania?

Planning your Christmastime activities can be quite the challenge in PA. For some of the most charming adventures, consider visiting one of the top Christmas towns in Pennsylvania. If you’re a fan of the classic film It’s A Wonderful Life, spend a day or a weekend in the enchanting town of Indiana, the home of the real life George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart). Every Christmastime the town transforms into Bedford Falls, complete with a sign on Philadelphia Street welcoming you to the fictional town. Lititz, Franklin, Wellsboro, and Jim Thorpe are also magical Christmas towns in Pennsylvania that are well worth a Christmastime visit.

What are the best drive-thru light shows in Pennsylvania?

Christmas in Pennsylvania is a magical time, and that magic is made even brighter with the many drive-thru light displays that dot the state. Drive along two miles of more than one million shimmering lights at Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland in Butler, for example, a popular drive-thru lights display that can get really busy during the weekend. Lakemont Park in Altoona, on the other hand, transforms into 50 acres of Christmas magic for its annual Holiday Lights on the Lake. The drive-thru light display boasts more than one million lights, and you can get out of your car after you drive through to check out the model train display and Santa’s Gift Shop.

Is Pennsylvania a good place to visit in the winter?

Wintertime in Pennsylvania is simply gorgeous. For some of the most spellbinding views in the state, visit the Grand Canyon of PA (Pine Creek Gorge) after a recent snowfall. The natural wonder looks magical sprinkled in snow. You can even set off on one of the hiking trails at Leonard Harrison State Park or Colton Point State Park and stop at the scenic overlooks for gorgeous views. You might also want to visit one of the most enchanting Christmas towns in Pennsylvania with a getaway to the tiny village of Eagles Mere. The tiny town even features a toboggan ride (weather-permitting).

Address: Wellsboro, PA 16901, USA