America's Most Dazzling: See Your State's Wildest Holiday Light Display

Whether totally tacky or spectacularly beautiful, ostentatious light displays are a true sign of the holiday season. Check out some of the most extravagant light shows in each US state (and DC, too!).

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Alabama

Bellingrath Gardens Christmas in Lights in Mobile, AL.

Alaska

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage, AK.

Arizona

Mesa Arizona Temple Christmas Lights in Mesa, AZ.

Arkansas

The state capital building in Little Rock, AR, at Christmas time.

California

Enjoy the 100-foot-tall Christmas tree at the Grove in Los Angeles.

Colorado

Colorado is full of beautiful buildings but perhaps none shines brighter than the Denver City County Building on Christmas.

Connecticut

Constitution Plaza is decked out for the holidays in Hartford, CT.

District of Columbia

Attend the U.S. Capital Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in Washington, DC.

Delaware

A curvy lit path leads to a cottage on a wooded lot in Ardentown, DE.

Florida

Mark and Kathy Hyatt celebrate the holidays with an outrageous display of holiday lights decorating their home in Fort Lauderdale, FL, known as the Hyatt House.

Georgia

The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Georgia puts on quite a show for the holiday season.

Hawaii

The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy sits piered during the annual Pearl Harbor Festival of Lights in Hawaii.

Idaho

Take in the holiday display outside the Idaho State Capital Building in Boise.

Illinois

Christmas lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, IL.

Indiana

Drive through PeteyVille in Hammond for one of the best displays in all of Indiana.

Iowa

Leading up to the big tree in front of the Iowa State Capital Building, the Des Moines streets are lined with various Christmas decorations.

Kansas

Dubbed "The Christmas City of the High Plains," WaKeeney, Kansas been celebrating Christmas in a big way since 1950. On the Saturday following Thanksgiving each year, Santa Claus flips a switch lighting up a wonderland of over three miles of electrical wiring, 2,000 perimeter lights, a 35-foot pine Christmas tree and 1,400 pounds of fresh greenery. Photo courtesy of WaKeeney Travel & Tourism

Kentucky

Jefferson Square lights in Louisville, KY.

Louisiana

Stop by the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans for some of the best holiday lights in Louisiana.

Maine

Check out the holiday displays at one of the many lighthouses in Maine, including the Nubble Lighthouse in York (pictured above).

Maryland

Baltimore, MD, recreates its very own 'Miracle on 34th Street' as neighbors decorate their homes in the quirky Hampden neighborhood.

Massachusetts

Take in the holiday cheer at the Quincy Market in Boston.

Michigan

Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids, MI.

Minnesota

There’s no better place in Minnesota to celebrate the holidays than at Bentleyville "Tour of Lights."

Mississippi

City Hall is lit up for the holidays in Meridian, MS.

Missouri

Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO, always puts on a spectacular show, especially during the holiday season.

Montana

The Anaconda ‘Christmas Stroll’ in Montana.

Nebraska

The county courthouse in Kearney, NE.

Nevada

A 7-story Christmas tree sits on display in front of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

New Hampshire

Stop by Enfield’s La Salette Shrine in New Hampshire to celebrate the holidays.

New Jersey

Take in the festivities at the Holiday Light Show at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ.

New Mexico

Enjoy the luminarios and holiday lights at Historic Plaza in Santa Fe, NM.

New York

The bedazzled Rockefeller Christmas Tree in New York City is draped with 5 miles of LED lights and topped with a sparkling Swarovski crystal star.

North Carolina

Take in the holidays at one of the most famous estates in the country, the Biltmore Manor in Asheville, NC.

North Dakota

Kick off the holiday season at the Downtown Fargo-Moorhead Holiday Parade in North Dakota.

Ohio

Enjoy the holiday spirit at Clifton Mill in Ohio.

Oklahoma

Take a stroll down the Bricktown Canal in Oklahoma City, OK, to enjoy the many holiday decorations.

Oregon

There is no better place in Oregon to see holiday lights than Peacock Lane in Portland.

Pennsylvania

Koziar’s Christmas Village near Bernville, PA, embodies the holiday spirit.

Rhode Island

Spend Christmas at the Breakers in Newport, RI.

South Carolina

Christmas time at Homeland Gardens in Aiken, SC.

South Dakota

Several light-laced trees at Christmas at the Capital in Pierre, SD.

Tennessee

Revisit classic Christmas scenes while exploring the Enchanted Garden of Lights in Chattanooga, TN.

Texas

Christmas along the San Antonio riverwalk in Texas.

Utah

Temple Square Christmas Lights Celebration in Salt Lake City, UT.

Vermont

The Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, VT.

Virginia

Part of the Tacky House Tour in Richmond, VA.

Washington

Enjoy the lights at the world-famous Pike Place open-air market in Seattle.

West Virginia

Drive by one of the many holiday-themed covered bridges in West Virginia.

Wisconsin

Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee, WI.

Wyoming

Holiday lights decorate the antler arches on the Town Square of Jackson, WY.

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