Walk through most streets in America and it's pretty hard to find one that isn't decked with thousands of twinkling lights, filled with towering trees dressed in tinsel, or occupied with a giant inflatable snowman during the festive period. Although each place is true to its own festive traditions — like the faux pine tree in Telluride, Colorado made of old skis, or the town in South Carolina that prefers a turkey dinner dipped in barbecue sauce — there's no denying that the U.S. is a country whose residents go all out for the holidays.

While you're not indoors sipping hot chocolate by the fire as you watch Home Alone for the billionth time, there are also plenty of activities you can get involved with — many of which will have you feeling like a child at Christmas time all over again. Read on for our pick of the most festive attractions in every state across the U.S. And if you want to tick them all off your list, why not grab a few of your nearest and dearest for a holiday road trip? 

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1. Alabama - Montgomery Zoo Christmas Lights Festival 
2. Alaska - Anchorage Holiday Food & Gift Festival 
3. Arizona - Alice Cooper's Annual Christmas Pudding 
4. Arkansas - Christmas Grand High Tea at the Empress of Little Rock 
5. California - Prohibition NYC 
6. Colorado - 12 Days of Christmas at The Broadmoor 
7. Connecticut - Christmas with the Celts 
8. Delaware - Winter WonderFEST 
9. Florida - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Walt Disney World 
10. Georgia - Reindog Parade 
11. Hawaii - Santa Paddles into the Outrigger Waikiki Resort 
12. Idaho - Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees
13. Illinois - The Nutcracker at Joffrey Ballet 
14. Indiana - Jingle Rails
15. Iowa - Gingerbread House Competition at hotelVetro 
16. Kansas - An Olde World Christmas at Strawberry Hill Ethnic Museum & Cultural Center
17. Kentucky - Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
18. Louisiana - Christmas at the Gardens 
19. Maine - Christmas Prelude 
20. Maryland - A Christmas Carol at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company 
21. Massachusetts - Festival of Trees and Snow Village 
22. Michigan - America's Tallest Singing Christmas Tree 
23. Minnesota - Holidazzle 
24. Mississippi - Christmas in Natchez
25. Missouri - Titanic Christmas and Winter Celebration 
26. Montana - Skijoring at Rebecca Farm 
27. Nebraska - Gingerbread Festival 
28. Nevada - Las Vegas Great Santa Run 
29. New Hampshire - Candlelight Stroll with Skating 
30. New Jersey - Annie at the Paper Mill Playhouse 
31. New Mexico - Twinkle Light Parade 
32. New York - The Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2017 
33. North Carolina - A Christmas Stroll through the Past 
34. North Dakota - Dickens Village Festival 
35. Ohio - A Christmas Story Live 
36. Oklahoma - Chickasha Festival of Light 
37. Oregon - The Train to Christmas Town 
38. Pennsylvania - Christkindlmarkt 
39. Rhode Island - Cinderella's Christmas 
40. South Carolina - Grand Illumination and Dinner 
41. South Dakota - Winter Wonderland 
42. Tennessee - Cirque Dreams Holidaze 
43. Texas - ICE! and Lone Star Christmas 
44. Utah - Utah Classical Guitar Orchestra Winter Holiday Concert 
45. Vermont - A Traditional Christmas in Stowe 
46. Virginia - Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon 
47. Washington - Gatsby's Yacht - Seattle New Year's Eve Party 2018 
48. West Virginia - Colonial Christmas at the Adam Stephen House 
49. Wisconsin - Burlington Ice Festival 
50. Wyoming - Tinsel Through Time: The Night Before Christmas