Considering that Colorado is chock-full of summer stops and spooky spots, it's no surprise that the Centennial State is also a prime place for the holidays.

LOOK: 3 Colorado Attractions Make List of Best U.S. Travel Destinations recently compiled a list of "must-visit" attractions in the U.S. — and Colorado appeared three times. Here are their picks for the most festive destinations in our state:

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#1: The North Pole Santa's Workshop | Cascade

The North Pole also happens to be located at the foot of Pikes Peak. Visitors can relish in the Christmas spirit via dozens of holiday-themed rides, yummy treats, a meeting with Santa Claus, and more. The workshop's glassblowers also make custom ornaments for guests to take home. Book your tickets here.

#2: Christkindlmarket | Denver

It's like the Christmas version of Oktoberfest. Until December 23, stop by 101 West 14th Avenue in Denver to enjoy live music, crafts, holiday treats, German biers, and more. There's even an app to keep you up to date on the festivities. Plus, the market is up for USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards — you can cast your vote here.

 #3: Old Colorado City Christmas Stroll | Colorado Springs

This unique event allows participants to carol down Colorado Avenue in Victorian-era garb. Although this year's shindig has passed, Old Colorado City isn't done celebrating the holidays. Until December 19, kiddos can meet Santa Claus himself at Bancroft Park.

Even though Northern Colorado didn't make the list, there are still tons of holiday events happening along the Front Range. Check out Loveland's current celebrations here.

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