While you’re searching for the perfect festive destinations in the US to travel to this holiday season, here are the top three places to check out in North Carolina.

The US is home to some of the most festive destinations in the world. Here, you can easily experience entire towns transformed into winter wonderlands with lights and decorations. You can also experience quirky destinations named after Christmas themes that appropriately deliver on their promise of festive cheer. Luckily, all three of these spots are super close to Charlotte, North Carolina. I’ve been to all three and I really enjoyed them. Check them out below and see the full United States list here.

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