Christmas vacation is a great time to relax and enjoy a variety of festive activities around the Washington DC region. Want to plan a getaway close to home? Here are some special places to celebrate the holidays:
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The 300-acre waterfront development near Washington, DC will host a festive season of holiday events including a Christmas tree lighting, outdoor market and even a water skiing Santa Claus. As part of Christmas on the Potomac, the Gaylord National Resort’s ICE! is a special holiday attraction, a winter wonderland created entirely of 5,000 blocks of ice, hand-sculpted by 40 international artisans. The resort also offers free nightly entertainment and a variety of special Christmas displays.
Christmas vacation is a wonderful time to visit Colonial Williamsburg and learn how Americans celebrated the holiday season during the 18th century. America’s largest interactive history museum, located just a few hours south of Washington, DC, comes to life with beating drums, trilling fifes, firework displays, theatrical programs and interpretive characters.