No one takes their Christmas decorations more seriously than the residents of Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge in Brooklyn. Giant inflatable reindeer, loudspeakers blasting carols and full-on winter scenes are all par for the course. The only problem? It can be a bit of a trek in the icy December weather. Stay nice and cozy on this three-and-a-half-hour bus tour from Manhattan. You’ll get to ooh and aah over the decorations and even meet a few of the homeowners. $55
There’s no better way to soak up the Christmas cheer than with one of these holiday tours in NYC. New York turns into a winter wonderland at this time of year: Strings of lights twinkle on rooftops, extravagant Christmas window displays brighten up Fifth Avenue, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree sparkles above the ice rink and festive holiday markets pop up all over the city. Come December, there’s a whole new list of New York attractions to visit. You’ll be dreaming of a white Christmas after taking one of these holiday tours.
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