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Woodstown, NJ was voted Best Old-Fashioned Christmas Town

This town has a Santa Run, a beautiful Christmas house tour and train rides and makes a great day trip from Counties Ocean and Monmouth!

Are you finally getting into the Christmas spirit?

Decorating the house, putting up the tree, listening to your favorite Christmas carols and baking cookies are all some of my favorite holiday activities.

Photo by Ignacio R on Unsplash

Photo by Ignacio R on Unsplash

At my house, the Christmas celebrations always begin the weekend after Thanksgiving.

It starts with some Black Friday shopping, followed by putting up my parents Christmas tree, lighting the house and of course baking a bunch of cookies.

If you might want to try something different for the holiday season this year, check out what’s been dubbed the best ‘old-fashioned’ Christmas town in New Jersey.

The downtown area of ​​this city is decked out for a traditional Christmas celebration, which is a really fun experience for shoppers.

Additionally, this city hosts a month-long celebration that includes various events throughout December.

There’s a Santa Run that I always thought looked like an explosion.

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

The town is also home to Santa and Mrs. Claus who come to town by train and every year the town has a live nativity scene.

The big attraction is the city’s Christmas House Tour.

The historic homes that fill this small town are beautifully decorated at Christmas, and each year residents and visitors alike get to check out all the beautiful homes.

Every home is a little different, and homeowners mix it up every year so it’s like a brand new tour every year.

Photo by Juliana Malta on Unsplash

Photo by Juliana Malta on Unsplash

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However, Only in Your State reports that a small rural town in Salem County, New Jersey has the best traditional Christmas ever.

Photo credit: Google Maps

Photo credit: Google Maps

Home to some amazing traditional Christmas events, Woodstown, New Jersey could be the perfect holiday day trip for you and your family.

Here’s a schedule for Woodstown’s holiday celebrations.

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