Best Places To Travel In Pennsylvania for the Holidays

Best Places To Travel In Pennsylvania for the Holidays

Pennsylvania, with its rich history and picturesque landscapes, offers a plethora of destinations perfect for a Christmas getaway. Here are some of the best places to visit during the festive season:


  1. Philadelphia: The city of Philadelphia transforms into a winter wonderland during Christmas. Visit the Christmas Village at LOVE Park, a charming outdoor market modeled after traditional German Christmas markets. Don't miss the light show at Macy's and the ice skating at Dilworth Park.  Christmas in Philadelphia

  2. Hershey: Known as "The Sweetest Place on Earth," Hershey Park dresses up for Christmas with over 4 million lights in a spectacular display. Enjoy festive rides, visit Santa, and indulge in seasonal treats.   Hershey Park at Christmas

  3. Bethlehem: Often referred to as ‘Christmas City, USA,’ Bethlehem offers a unique holiday experience. The historic Moravian Book Shop, the holiday market, and the beautifully decorated downtown area provide a traditional Christmas feel.Bethlehem

  4. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's holiday market and the MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place are must-visits. The city also hosts a spectacular light-up night to kick off the festive season.   Christmas in Pittsburgh

  5. Lancaster: Experience the holiday spirit in the Amish Country. Lancaster offers various holiday shows, train rides on the Strasburg Rail Road, and the National Christmas Center.  Christmas in Lancaster

  6. Jim Thorpe: This small town offers a Victorian-style Christmas celebration, complete with carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, and beautifully decorated streets and shops.   Christmas in Jim Thorpe

  7. Koziar’s Christmas Village: Located in Bernville, this award-winning Christmas attraction features a stunning array of lights, displays, and a visit with Santa Claus.    Christmas at Koziar's

  8. Lehigh Valley: Enjoy the Winter Light Spectacular at the Lehigh Valley Zoo or the holiday activities in Allentown and Easton, including festive lights and markets.  Lehigh Valley Christmas

  9. Gettysburg: Known for its historical significance, Gettysburg offers a unique holiday experience with its Christmas festival and various historical sites decorated for the season.   Gettysburg Christmas.    




Visiting New Hope, Pennsylvania, during the Christmas season is like stepping into a festive holiday postcard. This charming town, nestled along the Delaware River, comes alive with a warm, inviting glow from twinkling lights and holiday decorations adorning the streets and historic buildings. The air is filled with the scent of roasted chestnuts and the sound of carolers, adding to the town's enchanting atmosphere. Stroll along the quaint streets and explore unique shops offering one-of-a-kind gifts, perfect for holiday shopping. The local restaurants and cafes provide cozy havens where visitors can enjoy seasonal fare and hot beverages. New Hope's picturesque scenery, combined with its vibrant arts scene and festive events, makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a traditional and heartwarming Christmas experience. Whether it's taking a scenic, winter train ride or simply enjoying the festive ambiance, a visit to New Hope during the holidays is sure to create lasting memories.  Christmas in New Hope


Each of these destinations in Pennsylvania offers its own unique way of celebrating the holiday season, from traditional markets to dazzling light displays, making them perfect for a memorable Christmas trip.  AND, don't forget to stop by and visit us for some hot chocolate at our office: 10 W MECHANIC STREET IN NEW HOPE! 




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