the popular draw of more famous Washington DC holiday events,
the rest of the region offers even more interesting but maybe
less well-known attractions that reflect the comforts of Christmas
holiday spectacles, also check out Baltimore's Christmas Parade,
or travel further afield to Gaithersburg's amazing Winter Lights
show at Seneca Creek Park ...
Solomon's Christmas Walk - The quaint Chesapeake town
with family-friendly festivities planned for the first weekend
in December including a tree lighting ceremony concerts and craft
Tree Farms in Maryland - Choose and cut-your-own tree
farms browseable by regions including Baltimore, D.C. area and
Central Maryland, the Eastern Shore and Western Maryland.
Brandywine Christmas - At the Brandwine River Museum, with holiday treats including
a model railroad, Victorian dollhouse, and thousands of whimsical
''critter'' ornaments on holiday trees.
at Winterthur - The stately duPont mansion decked out
for the holidays with information on hours & dates, ticket
info and online ordering.
in Odessa - Small town charm is on display every Christmas
with a self-guided walking tour of historic houses plus special
events for the holiday season, including ticket prices, parking,
and contact info for more information.