Santa Claus, Indiana
The town of 3,000 makes Christmas a special affair. This southern Indiana town receives thousands of letters per year of kids trying to get in favor with Saint Nick.
They feature a slew of special events and scenic drives like their mile long light display that attracts thousands every year.
The self proclaimed "Capital of Christmas" transforms itself every holiday season with a 300+ stall Christmas village. Street fairs, concerts, art shows, and more encompass the entire town leading up to Christmas.
Quebec City, Canada
Quebec city becomes a haven for all things winter. With Old Quebec becoming a Christmas village, a tour of various nativity scenes, and a multi-month winter festival running the day after Christmas through February, there's no reason to not list Quebec city as a dream holiday destination.