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Elaborately Lit Destinations That Amp Up Holiday Cheer

The tree’s all lit, the presents are all hidden, and the kids are conveniently hyped up on hot chocolate and candy canes.  What’s an overly-excited-for-the-holidays family to do?  Visit someone else’s house!  These homes around the Bay Area amp up the holiday cheer with their elaborate displays of lights and decor, perfect for getting out of the house and getting into the season. Click through the gallery to find out the best spots to amp up your holiday cheer.

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Tom & Jerry’s Christmas Display
You need to see it to believe it: an over 60-foot tree in front of a Noe Valley Victorian that’s scaled to look like a five footer, covered in lights and ginormous ornaments.  This big, bold, and bright display has delighted passersby for over twenty years now, and Santa makes a nightly appearance for the kiddos through Christmas Eve.

3650 21st Street
Noe Valley, San Francisco

photo credit: Jonas T via Yelp

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Which homes and neighborhoods does your family stroll to check out holiday light displays?

-Mae Respicio

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