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Old 12-21-2018, 06:55 PM
 
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What are some of the best Christmas decorations/displays you've ever seen in your area or places you've visited? My wife and I do like to travel, but we're usually home (Charlotte area) spending Christmas with our 4 young adult children (23-27) and other family members. My favorite for a vacation at Christmas is Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. My favorite for a day trip would be Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. Both are simply stunning with their displays and decorations! In terms of one in my area (and there are several), my favorite is the display in the small town of McAdenville, NC just outside of Charlotte. The whole town takes part. t's so, so beautiful and has been going on like this since the 1950's. Here's a video of it:

https://www.facebook.com/localish/vi...zOTYzOTA3ODY4/

I would love to hear about the favorite Christmas and Holiday displays that you love that are in your area's or you've seen in your travels that you really loved!
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Old 12-22-2018, 09:48 AM
 
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Downtown Naples used to have fake snow that they would release in the streets. Don't know if they still do, but it was pretty awesome as a kid.
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Old 12-22-2018, 10:14 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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One of the best I've seen is the display my neighbors have done for years. It's simply amazing, especially the 'Dickens Village' that takes up the entire garage.

An Island Thanksgiving - elegantislandliving.net
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Old 12-22-2018, 10:33 AM
 
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One of the best I've seen is the display my neighbors have done for years. It's simply amazing, especially the 'Dickens Village' that takes up the entire garage.

An Island Thanksgiving - elegantislandliving.net
Wow, that was great! Thanks for posting the link.
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Old 12-22-2018, 12:07 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Wow, that was great! Thanks for posting the link.
You're so very welcome! The Spencers are the dearest people I know (she grew up with my aunt and my mother). It takes them three weeks to set this up every year.

This area really does up the displays at Christmas (probably to compensate for the lack of snow). The county has even published an online directory of displays for visitors.

https://glynn.maps.arcgis.com/apps/S...a3ecba49d50970

Come on down!
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Old 12-22-2018, 01:45 PM
 
Location: PVB
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Medellin Colombia hands down the best. Top 10 in the world
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Old 12-22-2018, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Not spectacular but kind of cute.

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/19/67814...1iRl0TvK9MRAEk
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Old 12-22-2018, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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The Lakewood Christmas Train. A clever way to decorate a long front yard hedge.

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Old 12-22-2018, 03:31 PM
 
Location: MD's Eastern Shore
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Medellin Colombia hands down the best. Top 10 in the world
When I saw the thread title, I automatically thought the same. They do it up big in that city!
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Old 12-22-2018, 05:58 PM
 
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The Lakewood Christmas Train. A clever way to decorate a long front yard hedge.
I love that with the hedges!
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