Free entertainment nightly for the Holidays: Snowflake Lane, Bellevue WA
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Free entertainment nightly for the Holidays: Snowflake Lane, Bellevue WA

Free is good—actually really, really good during the always expensive holiday season. That—and the terrific nightly entertainment—is why Snowflake Lane is so popular in Bellevue, WA.

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The Holidays at Denver’s Historic Brown Palace Hotel
The historic Brown Palace Hotel in Denver

The Holidays at Denver’s Historic Brown Palace Hotel

For many Denver families, the holidays include a visit to the historic Brown Palace Hotel to see the extravagant Christmas lights, enjoy a sumptuous tea under the holiday lights or do Breakfast with Santa.

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Taking the Kids — and making holiday lights a post-Thanksgiving tradition
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Taking the Kids — and making holiday lights a post-Thanksgiving tradition

There’s no better time to see who has the biggest and best holiday lights than as soon as the Thanksgiving dishes are done. In some cases, before Thanksgiving if you are looking for ways to get everyone out of the house

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Taking the kids to where holiday lights build family traditions
GingerBread Lane, New York Hall of Science

Taking the kids to where holiday lights build family traditions

For many families, sharing holiday displays, whether at a theme park, a hotel or a nearby neighborhood is an annual tradition that gets everyone away from pre-holiday chores and stress. It’s just these days, you’ll find Santa, elves and millions of lights at the ready long before the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone.

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New ways to light up your holidays this season
Making a gingerbread house at GingerBread Lane

New ways to light up your holidays this season

Virtually every town and city in the country has holiday festivals and displays. You just have to make time to enjoy them. Skip the mall Santa (my kids always bawled) and take them someplace where you can all gawk at spectacular light displays

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