Sure, many stores and restaurants are closed on Christmas Day, but visitors and locals in the Windy City have plenty to celebrate come December 25.
Check out these ideas for making the most of a mostly closed holiday. Skate the City's Rinks If you're ready for a day on the ice, you can pick from one of three options.
With temperatures averaging in the 50s and the smell of smoked turkey in the air, Atlanta is the perfect place for a southern Christmas celebration.
Some of its biggest attractions are open and waiting with surprises, while many of its restaurants serve traditional holiday fare with a downhome twist. Thank “SCUBA Claus” for the Gifts After Santa’s biggest night, he likes to blow off some steam in the South before returning to the North Pole.
Related: Top Christmas Vacation Getaways Read on for our list, or skip ahead to your city of interest: Amsterdam; Atlanta; Chicago; Hong Kong; London; Melbourne; New York City; Paris; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon; Prague; San Francisco; Tokyo; Toronto; Vancouver; and Washington, D. Amsterdam is positively low-key at Christmas, which makes it a relaxing place to be during this festive season.
At ARCLight Chicago, Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, and Show Place ICON at Roosevelt Collection there's a bar and elevated snacks on offer, making the experience feel extra-celebratory.