The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. Moments with family and friends, office parties, gifts, and of course, the cheerful decorations. Below are the top 5 places to visit in Florida for the ultimate tropical holiday spirit experience:
- West Palm Beach: Do you want to build a sandman? View a one of a kind Christmas display at West Palm Beach’s Sandi Land, in spirit of the sunshine state. Sandi Land features the world’s largest and only Christmas tree made with tons of sand, decorated with thousands of glimmering lights and see many other sculptures inspired by a mixture of a tropical- Christmas theme. Sandie Land features a Snowie Ville for kids to build their own “snow” sculptures and also offers a glow in the dark mini golf activity.
- Celebration: A town built by Walt Disney inspired architecture, where dreams do come true even if they seem impossible. Here, you can experience a white Christmas in Florida at the Now Snowing event, ice skating, Christmas carols performances, sleighs and express train rides. Take a 30-40 minute tour around town to see homes beautifully lit with decorations.
- Miami: During the holiday season, Miami is home to one of the world’s largest Christmas theme parks and carnivals called, Santa’s Enchanted Forest, where you, your family and friends have over 100 rides to choose from, shows to see, games to play, and delicious food options for your taste buds to explore.
- Fort Lauderdale: Also known as the Venice of Florida, Fort Lauderdale hosts an annual Winterfest Boat Parade. Watch from land as ornately decorated yachts go by the intracoastal waterway “stage” displaying shimmering lights, playing holiday music, and featuring celebrities on board.
- Clearwater: This city is home to Florida’s Busch Gardens theme park- which turns into a wonderland of holiday activities from now through December 31st, known as Christmas town at Busch Gardens. Take photos with Santa, experience thrill rides, and walk through shops to search for the perfect holiday presents. Check out the Holiday Lights in the Garden, for an endless display of lights at the Botanical Gardens, inspired by nature.