Looking for somewhere festive to stay this holiday season? These hotels put on such yuletide pageantry, it wouldn't be surprising to see a reindeer saunter through the lobby.

November 20, 2019

If you won't be home for the holidays, there are a number of gorgeous hotels and resorts across the United States that are the next best thing. A number of stays around the country go all out during the holiday season, and we're highlighting four that are known for providing the exact same festive atmosphere that your family's holiday home does. Whether you're planning a seasonal getaway somewhere warm or cold, these four magnificent hotels assure amazing wintertime decorations and scenery that'll keep your holiday spirits high throughout your stay.

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The Woodstock Inn & Resort in Woodstock, Vermont

If you're looking to enjoy the holiday season surrounded by "New England heritage and charm," make an effort to lodge at "Vermont's Most Beautiful Address." At the Woodstock Inn & Resort, in Woodstock, Vermont, kids will get a sugar rush at first sight of the nearly seven-foot-tall gingerbread house, made from 136 pounds of dough.

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The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia

Regal Southern charm greats you at this 124-year-old Beaux Arts style hotel in Virginia. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, you can expect your holiday season to be "memorable, fun and festive." Twenty-five twinkling trees dress up the Jefferson Hotel this month. Gather around the tallest one—a majestic 33-foot-tall evergreen— for the annual lighting ceremony on December 2.

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Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Avon, Colorado

As much as we love decorating for the holidays, is there anything more festive than snowfall? Natural scenes of snowy hills takes you to the winter wonderland we all hope for during the season. Curl up by a grand wood-burning fireplace with a steaming mug of cider at the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, and watch skiers zip down the mountains at Beaver Creek through floor-to-ceiling windows. You can catch the tree lighting ceremony on November 30 or take part in any number of seasonal events during your stay.

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The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida

Heading someplace warm this holiday season? That doesn't mean you have miss out on traditional holiday spirit. As guests enter the corridor that leads into the Porte Cochere, they'll be greeted by bright holiday decorations seamlessly adorning each passageway and will be in awe of the two massive evergreen trees and a sculptural menorah stationed in the hotel lobby. Trimmed to the nines with eight thousand gleaming ornaments and twelve thousand feet of ribbon, The Breakers Palm Beach would win over even the Snow Miser.

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