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BOARDINGPASS holiday travel

See Where the Christmas Magic Happens Destinations Inspired by Classic Christmas Movies


espite the twinkling lights and festive trimmings, it can sometimes be hard to feel Christmassy in Texas. Perhaps you’ve heard Bing Crosby croon “White Christmas” on the radio as you adjust your car’s air conditioning, or maybe the closest you’ve gotten to Frosty the Snowman was the inflatable in your front yard. No matter the case, Texans can always retreat to Christmas movies to summon up some festive feelings. This year, do one better by visiting the filming location of a classic tale, a location rumored to be the inspiration of a Christmas classic or a lookalike we dug up to satisfy your need for a real “Holiday Inn.”

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Seneca Falls Seneca Falls, New York, has two claims to fame: It is heralded as the birthplace of women’s rights and it is rumored to be the inspiration of the fictional town of “Bedford Falls, New York” in “It’s a Wonderful Life.” What suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott accomplished in the small town paved the way for women to vote, so even if you aren’t a fan of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” this historical destination is definitely still worth a visit. If you travel here around Christmas, however, it would be impossible to miss the town’s other claim to fame. That, in part, is due to a massive annual festival held each year called, “It’s A Wonderful Life Festival.” The four-day festival has over 60 events, exhibits and activities featured on its schedule. Attendees have multiple opportunities to meet actors from the movie and get autographs. Swing dance lessons,


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