Nothing puts a family in the holiday mood like an RV cruise through one of the country’s remarkable Christmas light displays. When you travel by RV, everyone get’s a good view and you can whip up a pot of cocoa or some tasty hot cider on the way. So sit back, cozy up and get in the holiday spirit as you watch one of America’s Top 10 Christmas light shows glide past your RV’s picture windows.

Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO from Nov. 1-Dec. 30 is transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of lights. You’ll be mesmerized by the 5-story Special Effects Christmas Tree with 250,000 lights that blink in time to Christmas songs.

Oglebay Festival of Lights in Wheeling, WV from Nov. 4-Jan. 5 has one of the largest light displays. Drive along a 6-mile drive through 300 acres filled with spectacularly lit scenes.

Fantasy of Lights in Pine Mountain, GA from Nov. 14-Dec. 30 features a 5-mile drive past 13 gorgeous holiday light displays. Eight million lights make it the brightest Christmas display in the South.

Smoky Mountain Winterfest in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN fill the mountains with a fantasy of lights from late fall through February. Gatlinburg’s Christmas Parade features lighted floats, marching bands and giant balloons.

Trail of Lights in Austin, TX from Dec. 14-23 is a beautiful mile-long display of 42 lighted scenes. On Dec. 6 watch the lighting of 39 lighted streamers 155 feet tall suspended from historic Moonlight Tower. Wow!

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