10 ALL THAT GLITTERS Castle Noel Medina, Ohio
Hollywood Christmas props and garish displays from Saks Fifth Avenue never die. They simply get enshrined at Castle Noel, a repurposed church in Ohio. Owner Mark Klaus— yes, his real name— calls his kaleidoscope of yuletide fandom the world’s largest year-round, indoor Christmas attraction. We believe him. castlenoel.com
Don’t leave without…
• Spotting Will Ferrell’s Elf tights and jacket. • Checking out Cousin Eddie’s RV from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
• Tackling Santa’s
Chimney Squeeze. • Watching your kid greet St. Nick (November 17– December 23) on Santa Klaus Mountain, then whooshing down a replica slide from
A Christmas Story.