The holidays are the perfect time to start new traditions and make some merry memories that will last a lifetime. If you want to make the most of this magical time of year, click through to find out the 12 must-do activities that promise to make the season bright!

Snap a Photo with Santa

Say cheese and memorialize this holiday season by snapping a photo with the big guy in red. Here are our picks for the best places to meet Mr. Claus for a photo op. 

Tell us in the comment section below what your family has done so celebrate the season!

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—Erin Feher