Experience the Magic of Christmas Villages and Holiday Destinations Near NoVA

Experience the Magic of Christmas Villages and Holiday Destinations Near NoVA
Don't let your holiday celebrations be limited. Discover these incredible seasonal attractions just a short drive away from NoVA for a truly unforgettable holiday trip.
If you're tired of the same old local attractions or simply craving a change of scenery, embark on an exciting day or weekend trip to a nearby holiday destination. You won't believe the enchanting Christmas villages and dazzling light shows that are within easy driving distance from NoVA.
Immerse Yourself in the Charm of a German Christmas Village in Baltimore

 
Just a 1.5-hour drive from Dulles, Baltimore's Inner Harbor boasts a mesmerizing Christmas village inspired by traditional German markets. Explore wooden booths filled with handmade gifts, ornaments, crafts, and jewelry. Treat yourself to a taste of Europe with delicious food like schnitzel and raclette, and warm up with mulled wine or hot chocolate served in souvenir mugs. This village will be open until December 24. Location: West Shore Park, 501 Light St., Baltimore. Admission: Free.
Get into the Festive Spirit at Richmond's Tacky Lights

 
Embark on a 2-hour drive from Dulles to witness Richmond's unique holiday tradition. Prepare to be amazed by the over-the-top, tacky, and joyfully vibrant decorations adorning houses throughout the city. The Richmond Times-Dispatch compiles a list of participating houses for a completely self-guided tour. Soak in the electrifying atmosphere and let the holiday cheer wash over you. Various locations in Richmond. Admission: Free.
Discover the Wonder of A Longwood Christmas in Kennett Square
Experience a holiday light display like no other at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, just a 2.5-hour drive from Dulles. With 1,100 acres of stunning gardens, meadows, and fountains, Longwood Gardens is transformed into a magical wonderland during the holiday season. Enjoy mesmerizing lights, festive decorations, and captivating seasonal florals. Don't miss the Garden Railway tour and treat yourself to snacks and hot chocolate at the Café and Beer Garden. Timed entry tickets are required for entry. Open until January 7. Location: 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Admission: $30 for adults, $27 for seniors, $16 for kids 5–18.
Experience a Winter Wonderland at Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Revitalize your love for theme parks with a visit to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, just a 3-hour drive from Dulles. Experience the joy of the season as the park is decked out in twinkling holiday lights until January 7. Enjoy heartwarming holiday shows, visit Santa in his workshop, and explore the Sesame Street Forest of Fun. This is a winter wonderland for the whole family to enjoy. Location: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg. Tickets starting at $41.99.
Indulge in the Magic of the Philadelphia Christmas Village

Venture to Philadelphia, just a 3-hour drive from Dulles, and be captivated by the enchanting German Christmas market at Love Park and City Hall. Delight in delectable food, find unique gifts, and savor cheesy German pasta and strudel. Toast to the holiday season with a range of beers, wines, and mead. Don't miss the Festival of Trees, a heartwarming event that supports the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Before you leave, be sure to take a photo with the iconic Love sign. Location: Love Park (16th Street and JFK Boulevard), Philadelphia. Admission: Free.



Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, and what better way to get into the spirit than by visiting a unique holiday village that is just a day trip away? Don't let your holiday season become mundane; set aside one glorious winter weekend and give yourself and your family an occasion you won't forget! Seek out something new each year - who knows, maybe next winter can be spent in the bright lights of Paris or within the snow-covered streets of Pittsburgh! Adventure awaits, so what are you waiting for? Plan your own holiday day trip today!
KATIE WEDGE
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katie.jacobsandco.com



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