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It's Christmas Eve, and we're hoping that your plans involve some well-deserved time off. If you've written "soak up every last drop of holiday cheer" on your to-do list, then you'll want to keep reading. Ahead, we've compiled a guide to the most impressive (and downright gorgeous) light displays throughout the DMV.
These aren’t your average throw-some-lights-up-and-call-it-decorating situations. Oh no — these brilliantly lit destinations aim to impress. If you're in the District, take a stroll through the National Zoo and admire the light displays of your favorite animal residents. In the 'burbs, enjoy natural beauty illuminated at Vienna’s Meadowlark Gardens and Kensington's Mormon Temple. Lace up your comfiest kicks and savor the holiday spectacle.