10 for the Road


Connecticut. Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport, starting from 5 p.m., Dec. 23-27. Rediscover Christmas in 1876 Greenmanville, a village determined to celebrate Christmas despite a miserly mayor. Cost: Adults, $28-$30; children 4-17, $21-$23. 860-572-5302; www.mysticseaport.org

Maine. An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Bath, now through Dec. 30, with jingle-bell walks, trolley Christmas caroling, and Santa visits. Events vary according to the day. 207-442-7291; www.visitbath.com/?page_id=598

Maryland. Symphony of Lights Festival, at the intersection of Broken Land Parkway and Hickory Ridge Road, in Columbia, Howard County, 6-10 p.m. through Jan. 1. More than 70 animated and stationary light creations that can be enjoyed while walking or driving through with friends and family. A Howard County must-see. Registration: $20. 410-740-7840; www.hopkinsmedicine.org/howard_county_general_hospital.

Massachusetts. Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove at TD Garden, Boston, 11 a.m. Dec. 26-29. A musical medley of Disney tales and characters on the ice, commemorating the timelessness of Disney's legacy. Tickets start at $20. 800-745-3000; www.tdgarden.com/calendar/458.html.

New Hampshire. Gift of Lights at 1122 Route 106 North, Loudon, now through Jan. 1. Take a car tour to see more than one million Christmas lights in displays though the park.

$15 per vehicle. 603-783-4744; www.nhms.com

New York. Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan, now through Jan. 2. Join the famous high-kicking Rockettes as they welcome Santa and his reindeer and take a sleigh ride through New York City. Tickets start at $45. 800-745-3000; www.radiocitychristmas.com

Rhode Island. The Heart of Christmas at Linden Place Mansion, Bristol, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through Dec. 30. Tour the 200-year-old Federal-style mansion decorated for a Victorian Christmas. Tickets: $10. 401-253-0390; www.lindenplace.org.

Vermont. Festival of Trees at Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Through Dec. 31. $9-$10. 802-447-1571; www.benningtonmuseum.org.

Virginia. Christmas at Mount Vernon at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Themed Christmas trees, a gingerbread replica of the mansion, chocolate-making, and a Christmas camel. $7-15. 703-780-2000.

West Virginia. Canaan Christmas Celebration at Canaan Valley Resort State Park, Tucker. Skiing, snow tubing, ice-skating, and sumptuous holiday buffets with the Clauses. 304-866-4121; www.canaanresort.com.

- Maki Somosot