I’ve lived in Charlotte my entire life and never seen a white Christmas. But I still dream of one day waking up to a fresh blanket of snow on Christmas morning. Actually, I dream of waking up to snow any day in the winter. But that’s beside the point. But you can bet that as soon as the date gets close enough to Christmas that the forecast is available I’m checking it constantly. And in Charlotte there is a chance of snow, but it’s December 26th. Over the past few days, I’ve watched it go from rain, to rain and snow mix, to now a 30% chance of snow that morning. Which means we are only a few hours off from a forecasted white Christmas in North Carolina. This is all according to weather.com.
You can see in local WCNC meteorologist Brad Panovich’s 10-day forecast that the temperature will begin dropping on Christmas Eve. From there precipitation is predicted to roll in Monday morning. But we all know that weather is extremely unpredictable and this forecast is likely to change in the next 10-12 days. Hopefully, that snow chance will increase and will roll in sooner than expected. What a gorgeous site it would be to see a white Christmas in North Carolina. Fingers crossed!
The 10 Most Instagramable Winter Wonderlands
Winter is coming. And while it’s getting colder in North Carolina, it’s certainly not a winter wonderland. While we could see more snow than average this year (don’t they always say that?), I’m not holding my breath. So if you’re like me and love to see some good snowfall each winter, you may need to travel. With this in mind, our friends at SkyPark have compiled the 10 most Instagram-worthy winter wonderlands worldwide. And boy are they spectacular!
According to SkyPark, searches for ‘Winter Holidays’ have increased by 50% in the last 12 months. Additionally, the hashtag #winterwonderland has been used 15.7 million times on Instagram. To create this list they scoured TripAdvisor mentions for the term ‘winter wonderland’. This along with hashtag data and secureparking.com helped them refine their search and reveal the most picturesque winter scenes from around the world.
What do you think of when you think of winter wonderlands? Is it snowy mountain peaks, a ski lodge, a frozen lake, or icy trees? I’d take any of it! In fact, I’m trying to book a winter getaway in the next few months. None of my initial options were on this list but I’m glad I found it. May have to adjust the plans. Keep reading to see the 10 most Instagramable winter wonderlands across the globe. And go ahead and book that flight!