Get in the Spirit with a Group Trip to See Spectacular Holiday Lights in Maryland
Are you looking for a fun way to get in the holiday spirit with family and friends? Why not plan a trip to see some holiday lights throughout the Chesapeake Bay area? You can make the day go even smoother by hiring a transport company to take care of all of the driving so that everyone can sit back, relax, and have a fun time. Here are seven excellent options for experiencing some holiday lights in Maryland!
1. Six Flags America Holiday Lights in the Park
If your family and friends love seasonal treats, holiday entertainment, visits with Santa, and more than one million glittering holiday lights, Six Flags America in Bowie, Maryland is the place to visit. In addition to seeing all of the beautiful lights throughout the park, you can enjoy the thrilling rides! Consider chartering a bus, which saves money on parking and you would be eligible for group rates at Six Flags.
2. Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park
Visiting Sandy Point State Park around the holidays is a Maryland tradition. This scenic drive along the Chesapeake Bay includes over 60 illuminating static and animated displays. There is something everyone can enjoy from within a warm charter bus. Also, you save money with a charter bus as it is $50 admission for buses and $20 per car.
3. Christmas on the Square in Leonardtown
Want to see an impressive tree lighting ceremony as part of your holiday lights tour? Then stop over at Leonardtown’s Christmas on the Square event happening on Friday, November 26th. Festivities include horse and carriage rides, a live nativity, a petting zoo, and face painting. Of course, there is also Santa’s arrival to light the tree! Make a day of it by chartering a bus, to enjoy the local shops and food too.
4. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Experience another side of The Maryland Zoo by visiting at night for their holiday lights animal exhibit. You can choose to tour the 100,000+ LED display in a vehicle or on foot. This event is great for adults and children alike. In addition, if you go on a Saturday, you can even enjoy some hot chocolate, snacks, and free carousel rides.
5. Winterfest of Lights Ocean City
Ocean City’s Northside Park transforms into a winter wonderland this time of year with thousands of sparkling holiday lights and a 50-foot Christmas tree. There are various surprises in store as you walk along the paved path and soak up the holiday spirit. Children aged 11 and under get free admission, but it’s a good idea to purchase tickets in advance as this event is very popular.
6. Garden in Lights – Solomon
The Annemarie Garden and Sculptural Arts Center is a unique place to visit during the day, which is why it becomes even more striking all lit up at night. The trees glow in various shades, holiday music fills the ears, and magical creatures wait to greet you! The outdoor Holiday Market will also give you a chance to pick up some gifts, take some fun photos, and enjoy some holiday-themed food and drinks.
7. Monument Lighting in Baltimore
Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Washington Monument lighting on December 2nd. In addition to illuminating the famous monument, you can expect live music and caroling, local food vendors, and some fantastic fireworks to cap off the evening. There will be shopping, singing, and merry cheer to spread this year. Avoid parking by chartering a bus with your friends and family!
Choose Chesapeake Charter for Your Holiday Lights Excursion
Whether you’re looking for family fun or want to get a large group of friends together for something new and different this year, count on Chesapeake Charter to get you there on time and bring you home safely. Our sightseeing tour transportation services ensure a smooth ride at competitive rates. And best of all, you won’t have to worry about traffic, parking, or any of the other stresses that come with the holidays!