25 Best Christmas Hotel in the USA

Looking for a festive getaway this winter? These 25 hotels offer special holiday events, decor, and activities to make your holiday vacation magical.

Enjoy sleigh rides, gingerbread house building, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snow tubing, game nights, dog sledding, bonfires, even a Christmas Eve kids’ party.

The Resort at Paws Up

The historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa offers a front-row seat to the Annual Festival of Lights, named one of the “Best Public Lights Display in the Nation” by USA Today.

Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Each Gaylord hotel features an ICE event with ice sculptures, displays, millions of lights and tons of family fun.

Gaylord Resorts

The North Pole Experience allows kids and families to travel through the “North Pole” to explore Santa’s workshop.

Little America Hotel

The resort gets decked out in greenery, twinkling lights, and holiday decorations. Enjoy live music during cocktail hour at the King’s Club and s’mores and Gluhwein by a roaring fire.

Sonnenalp Hotel

Called “Christmas Town USA”, Bethlehem offers European-style Christmas markets at and a Christmas City Historical walking tour.

Bethlehem, PA

Ranked among the world’s best displays, Waldorf Wonderland incorporates over 100,000 white lights; 1,600 feet of lighted garland; 387 bows, over 4,000 glass ornaments; 78 birch trees; and 46 Christmas trees.

The Roosevelt

“Home for the Holidays” winter festive celebrations include Skating by the Sea, holiday light show, movies on the beach, breakfast with Santa, and more.

Hotel del Coronado

The Drake’s grand foyer features a Christmas tree adorned with handcrafted decorations, a Gingerbread Village, holiday carolers, a harpist and over 150 colorful holiday themed flourishes.

The Drake