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21 Holiday Quotes and Photographs to Inspire You to Plan a Holiday Getaway

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EPCOT Walt Disney World, Orlando FL

However you celebrate, let these Holiday quotes warm your heart, inspire to to travel, and remind you of the true spirit of the season.

Old Town Quebec City, Canada

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” –Hamilton Wright Mabie

Arnaud's Restaurant New Orleans, LA

“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.” –Mary Anne Radmacher

Jupiter Lighthouse Jupiter. FL

“We light candles in testament that faith makes miracles possible.” –Nachum Braverman

Holiday Lights in Snow Copper Mountain, CO

“You can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle three things: a rainy day, lost luggage and tangled Christmas tree lights.” –Maya Angelou

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Gatlinburg, TN

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” –John Boswell

Old Town Prague, Czech Republic

“Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.” –Helen Steiner Rice

Snowfall Smokey Mountains, TN

“Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.” –Kahlil Gibran

St. Louis Cathedral New Orleans, LA

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” –William Arthur Ward

Steamboat Springs, CO

“Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.”—John J. Geddes.

Christmas Joy, Gonzales, LA

“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.”—Janice Maeditere.

Old Town Quebec City, Canada

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”—Norman Vincent Peale

Rockefeller Center New York City, NY

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.”—Agnes Mae Pharo

Christmas Cuties, Gonzales, LA

“Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.”—Mary Ellen Chase

Steamboat Springs, CO

“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”—Washington Irving

Gatlinburg, TN

“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.”—Dr. Seuss

Wild Nights, St. Louis Zoo, MO

“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it—you feel it, you know it, you believe it.”—Kevin Alan Milne

Walt Disney World, Orlando FL

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”—Peg Bracken

Christmas Market Prague, Czech Republic

“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.”—Henry David Thoreau

Tequesta, FL

“For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.”—William Jewett Tucker

Steamboat Springs, CO

“From home to home and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth of joy Christmas brings us closer to each other.”—Emily Matthews

From my family to your family,

We wish you a joyous holiday season and a very happy 2023.

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