Dyker Heights Lights

Americans do Christmas decorations a bit differently to us in the UK. Where we have a wreath on the front door and some tinsel, they have full on Christmas displays.

Dyker heights in Brooklyn is famous for its decorations. The whole area puts a huge effort in, and its become somewhat of a tourist attraction. After brunch in Williamsburg, we headed there just at the sun was setting.

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And what we were greeted with did not disappoint.

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Some of the houses were huge. There was a range of decorating styles. From tasteful and somewhat reserved….

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To blow up spongebob..

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We went just as the sun had set at around 5pm. A little later on it gets quite busy, so I recommend going earlier. There is quite a big area to cover, and you do forget where you’ve been, so a systematic approach is the best way to do it. You can go yourself, or join a free walking tour.

 

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