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Holidays on Trekaroo: Explore Local Holiday Attractions in Your Neighborhood

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring different local holiday activities and destinations to help you get started on sharing your own holiday memories. From ice skating and gingerbread baking, to tree cutting, and where to visit Santa –we’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page for future reference- you’re going to love these handy guides.

Christmas Holidays at Trekaroo

West Coast

 Southern California

Southern California Holiday & Christmas Activities for Families

From ice skating on the beach in San Diego, watching holiday boat parades in Los Angeles, to taking in the magic & “snow” at Disneyland, Southern California  may lack cold weather, but they make up for it in wonder, awe, and holiday cheer.

Explore Southern California Holiday Activities | San Diego Holiday | Palm Springs HolidayDisney | Theme Parks | Check out our Pinterest Board | Hop over to Tucson for a great holiday destination.

Northern California

San Francisco

In Northern California, families can cut down fresh Christmas trees at numerous farms, ride with Santa on a train, frolic through white capped mountains full of playful powder, or stay urban in San Francisco and Sacramento’s urban core full of activities.

Explore Northern California Holiday ActivitiesSan Francisco Holiday San Jose’s Holiday | Santa Rosa Holidays | Check out our Pinterest Board

Pacific Northwest

Seattle Christmas Holiday Activities OverviewThe rain may not have stopped, but the Pacific Northwest just got a whole lot merrier!  Check out great family friendly Christmas & holiday events.

Explore Seattle’s Holiday Activities | Enjoy Portland’s Best Light Displays | Best Family Friendly Holiday Fun in Vancouver 

Christmas in Hawaii

Feeling that Hawaiian spirit for the holidays? Check out Christmas on Hawaii for inspiration.

East Coast

 New Jersey & Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Holiday and Christmas Activities for FamiliesGet away from the Jersey Shore drama and explore some of the area’s holiday best.  From numerous train rides with Santa, to special light exhibits and Christmas villages, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the Christmas and holiday spirit.

Explore New Jersey & Pennsylvania’s Holiday Activities | Philadelphia | Christmas in Pittsburgh 


Christmas in New England conjures up traditional images of twinkling tree lights white with snow, door to door caroling, and wintry streets primed with shoppers looking for the perfect gift. Find your favorite Boston Christmas activity.

Explore Boston’s Holiday Activities

Washington, D.C. Area

washington DC CollageD.C. features fabulous tree lightings, special concerts, live performances, and ice skating, all decked out with national cheer & decor.  Or take a quick road trip to Colonial Williamsburg for festive fun!

Explore Washington, D.C.’s Holiday Activities | Enjoy Colonial Williamsburg for Christmas


NYC Christmas CollageThere is nothing more magical than the streets of New York City during the holidays.  Everywhere you look, you will find a festive touch.  Read on to find classic Christmas favorites that families of all ages can enjoy.

Explore New York City’s Holiday Activities | Road trip? Head to Toronto for the Holidays

Middle America


Texas Holiday Attractions Christmas for FamiliesEnjoy Texas sized hospitality at this round up of hotels and resorts featuring big time holiday entertainment and attractions.

Explore Texas’ Holiday Resort Activities | Enjoy Holiday fun in Houston  

Mountain States

Salt Lake City Holiday and Christmas ActivitiesThe stunning snow-capped mountains are the backdrop for family fun featuring visits with Santa, incredibly detailed light displays, community outreach, and fantastic holiday music in Utah, Colorado, and even West in Carson City.

Explore Denver Holiday Activities | Salt Lake City  | Carson City


Chicago Holiday Christmas ActivitiesFrom visiting with Santa at the top of the world to fantastic light displays, Chicago offers plenty for celebrating the season.

Explore Chicago’s Holiday Activities | Check out Christmas activities in Milwaukee | Explore Christmas in Columbus | Twin Cities Holidays

The South

Take full advantage of southern charm and hospitality during the Christmas and holiday season in these great places.

Explore Tennessee’s Holiday Activities |12 Days of Christmas in Atlanta | Explore Holidays in Tampa Bay | Southern Florida Holidays Enjoy Christmas and Holidays in Orlando | Holidays & Christmas in Pensacola Beach

Nationwide & International Destinations

Disney Parks & Theme Parks

Disney Parks Holiday and Christmas ActivitiesTheme parks throughout the country are joining in the on the holiday themed fun. Disney Parks are famous for their quality holiday offerings.  My can’t miss recommendation- watch the fireworks & light show at Sleeping Beauty’s castle before enjoying the snow!

Explore Disney Park’s Holiday Activities  | Explore Nationwide Theme Park Holiday Activities | Visit with Shrek for the Holidays

International Destinations 

Get away for the holidays to explore these great international destinations during the Christmas and Winter holiday break.

Explore London for Christmas  | Enjoy Toronto at Christmastime | Vancouver Holidays | Winter Holidays in Montreal | Christmas in Cancun! 



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