Oodles of Twinkling Lights

Nowadays taking a simple stroll around the block on a brisk evening is comparable to stepping into a winter wonderland.

One step out the door and one may be blinded by the festive decorations littering neighbors’ yards.

Photo credit to Kimmy Bowman
Lights can be found on Marietta Ave Photo by Kimmy Bowman

Many know the right places to go to look at numerous light displays. One may just have to take a quick walk or drive down the street and enjoy a free view of pure holiday joy, while other times gazers will have to pay $20 for one spectacular light setup.

No matter where you live, you know the right places to look at all the best lights.

“It’s a Christmas wonderland,” Dylan Kurtz exclaims about the lights in the local Georgetown Hills neighborhood, right off Valley Drive.

Alyssa Thompson also says that she goes to Georgetown Hills to see Christmas lights. When referring to the same house as Kurtz, Thompson said, “That one house is like crazy.”

Photo by Kimmy Bowman
Lights can be found on Valley Drive Photo by Kimmy Bowman

Here one can spot an assortment of lights including a blow up snow globe and Santa on a sleigh.

There is also a spot on Marietta by North School Lane that has a huge light display surrounding a large house. They feature a “peace on earth” sign, and quite a few angels.

Make a quick right off the end of Donerville Road. onto Stony Battery and your eyes will be amazed.

These few houses set up their lawns, just to create the temptation to walk right in.

“Sweet Lights,” is another place that is good to go light searching. It is what they call the lights at Hershey, by Hersheypark. The Sweet Light includes two miles and over 600 animated displays that you can view from your car for the price of $20.

Photo by Kimmy Bowman
Lights can be found on Valley Drive Photo by Kimmy Bowman

Another favorite place to see lights is in Rocky Ridge Park in York right off Mt. Zion Rd. In its 26th season, Rocky Ridge is striving to have even more wonderful displays, ones that you can walk through, drive through, and some that are even indoors.

The lights at Rocky Ridge range in cost from, $8 for adults, kids ages 4-12, $6, seniors & and ages three and under are free.

Around every bend there are lights to be seen, the beautiful sights are begging to be admired.

By Kimmy Bowman

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