The Best Holiday Markets Across the US
They could rival some of the best Christmas markets in Europe.
While Nuremberg might be home to one of the oldest Christmas markets in the world, the Christkindl tradition has taken hold in the U.S. and produces some truly festive results. If you can’t make it to the best Christmas markets in Germany this year, that doesn’t take you out of the al-fresco holiday market game altogether. The 50 states work hard to produce enough Bavarian charm to host holiday markets that are classic and charming in their own right. And while the American holiday markets history may not rival the German markets’ long-standing history, their Bavarian-esque feeling can certainly compare to some of the best Christmas markets in Europe.
If a European winter break isn’t in the cards this year, here are nine holiday markets in the U.S. well worth visiting.