GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted December
    3rd, 2016


    Holiday Lights &


    Happy Camper Blog



    One easy way
    for you and your family to get into the holiday spirit this year is to visit
    one of the many attractions around the country that go above and beyond when
    it comes to lighting and decor. Here are six unique places you can go to
    enjoy a dazzling experience:


    1. A Historic Mansion . .

    Yuletide at Winterthur |
    Winterthur, DE

    Visit Delaware’s Brandywine Valley to tour Henry Francis du
    Pont’s former childhood home
    , a magnificent 175-room estate set on
    1,000 acres. For the holidays, the home is adorned with exquisitely decorated
    Christmas trees placed throughout the Conservatory, an 18-room dollhouse
    mansion decorated for Christmas, a series of American Christmas vignettes
    featuring skating and sleigh ride scenes inspired by Currier & Ives
    and much more. Tours available through January 8.

    a campground nearby.


    2. A Southern Estate Garden . .

    Magic in Christmas Lights
    Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore, AL

    Now in its 21st year, this
    family-friendly event
    allows guests to stroll through a dazzling
    holiday attraction which features more than 1,000 displays, three million
    lights and 15 scenes set throughout this 65-acre estate. Choral performances
    are presented on Sundays through Thursdays on the South Terrace, and photo
    ops with Santa and tours of the Bellingrath home are also offered. Through
    December 31.

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    Magic Christmas in










    3. A Cavern . . .

    Lights Under Louisville
    Louisville Mega Cavern, Louisville,

    It’s not often that you get to see a light show
    ! For the holidays, the Louisville Mega Cavern is
    transformed into a spectacular underground light display. This unique event
    allows the public to drive their own cars through part of the cavern’s 17
    miles of underground passageways. During the 30-minute ride you can see over
    850 characters lit up with over two million points of light. According to
    Lights Under Louisville, it’s the only underground light show of its kind on
    the planet.  Through December 31.

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    Cavern Lights


    4. A Campground . . .

    Santa Claus Land of Lights
    Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, Santa
    Claus, IN

    You would expect a town named Santa Claus to have a spectacular
    light show, and Lake Rudolph
    Campground & RV Resort
    fills the bill with its Santa Claus
    Land of Lights family Christmas light adventure. This custom, drive-through outdoor light show tells
    the story of Rudolph in bright, energy-efficient LED lights. The 1.2
    mile-long show is the only one in North America that tells a story in lights
    and storyboards, and every vehicle receives a free photo with Rudolph. Open
    nightly through New Year’s Eve. A portion of the proceeds benefit Ronald
    McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley. Through New Year’s

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    5. A Theme Park . . .

    Old Time Christmas | Silver
    Dollar City, Branson, MO

    popular Christmastime attraction
    features over five million dazzling
    lights, 1,000 decorated Christmas trees, two Broadway-style productions and a
    five-story special effects Christmas tree. There’s also a Holly Jolly
    Christmas Light Parade featuring Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer &
    Friends. Through December 30.

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    Old Time Christmas







    6. A Motor Speedway . . .

    Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
    Las Vegas, NV

    Billed as Nevada’s largest holiday light show, Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor
    offers a fun experience for the whole family. It allows
    guests to see millions of dazzling lights as they drive along the 1.5 mile
    speedway. A number of ticket options are available, and this year, there’s a
    Santa Tram VIP option that includes hot cocoa, kettle corn, a photo with
    Santa and more. Through January 7th.

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    glittering lights