12 Places in North America to Experience a White Christmas
Whether you live in a warm climate or just want to nose dive into a pile of snow, these 12 North American cities are guaranteed to give you the white Christmas you've always dreamed of. Or at least that's what the meteorologists are telling us. You never know with global warming nowadays.
It may be a trek, but it's a trek worth taking. The Northern Lights shine bright this time of year in Alaska's most populated city.
Fargo, North Dakota
Made famous by the movie and TV series bearing its name, this sleepy town gets an average of 11.2 inches of snow in the winter time. Hope you brought a shovel.
Salt Lake City, Utah
It may be known for its lake, but it's also known for its perfect ski resorts. Hit the slopes, pop some bubbly and ring in the new year with a new lease on life.
You have a 75 percent chance of seeing snow in our country's northeasternmost city. It's known as the coldest town in New England (the temperature, not the people).
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
If it's your dream to be in Paris so you can put those high school French skills to the test, Montreal is a closer alternative. They're also getting pounded with a LOT of snow this year, so your Christmas will surely be white.
You may need to head up to the higher mountains for an icy adventure, but it's worth it. This California and Nevada connector has been marveling visitors around the holidays for years.
Yellowstone National Park
This is the opportunity to truly get in touch with nature. We hear the animals are also hoping for a white Christmas. In fact, some of them depend upon it!
Banff, Alberta, Canada
For those wanting to feel like they're trapped in a snow globe or a holiday train display, Banff offers some of the most beautiful, untouched and serene settings in Canada. It's a hiker's paradise and snow exists year-round.
It's not a definite, but the Windy City will be crossing its fingers for snow around the holidays. If the Cubs can win the World Series after a century-long drought, anything's possible.
Minneapolis - Saint Paul, Minnesota
The Twin Cities may be so hot right now, but in reality, it's so cold right now. You can pretty much guarantee that sledding and ice skating is on Minneapolis's holiday horizon.
Mt. Rushmore, Keystone, South Dakota
Presidents look funnier with a little white powder dusted on their head. Why not turn your Christmas into one for the history books with a trip to Mt. Rushmore? It's probably on your bucket list anyway.