If you're looking for something to do but not freeze out during this already-wintery start of the month, look no further. We've assembled a list of New England holiday house tours, open for everyone's enjoyment and exploration, all while in the comfort of being indoors. And whether you're just an open house enthusiast, or would just like to see what Ye Olde Christmas in the Bay state is all about, there is a wealth of these holiday houses sprawled out throughout the state that's ready to welcome you and your family with some warmth and holiday cheer.
These holiday house tours have long been welcoming individuals and families alike during the holiday season, gifting its visitors the pleasure of satisfying their yuletide yearnings; it's also an enjoyable road trip for everyone. Additionally, going on these open houses is a great way give back to the community, as the admission price on most of these houses go to charitable institutions and organizations. The tour also gives its guests the chance to gather up some inspiration for their own homes, and even how to improve them off holiday season.
Fitchburg House Tour Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 11 am to 4 pm Fitchburg Historical Society
Stockbridge Holiday House Tour Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 11 am to 4 pm Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas
Plymouth Holiday House Tour Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2012 Pilgrim Hall Museum
Shrewsbury Holiday House Tour Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 1 to 5 pm Shrewsbury Garden Club
Preservation Holiday Stroll, Worcester Sunday, December 2, 2012 - noon to 5 pm Preservation Worcester
Belmont Holiday House Tour Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 11 am to 4 pm Belmont Garden Club
Concord Holiday House Tour Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 11 am to 4 pm Concord Museum
Newburyport Holiday House Tour Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 10 am to 4 pm Custom House Maritime Museum
Seashells and Jingle Bells Inn and Home Kitchen Tour, Rockport Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 1 to 5 pm RHS DECA
New Bedford Annual Holiday House Tour Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 4 to 8 pm (Candlelight Tour) and Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 1 to 5 pm New Bedford Preservation Society
Sandwich Holiday Home Tour Sunday, December 9, 2012 - noon to 4 pm Sandwich Holly Days
Norwood Holiday House Tour Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 2 - 6 pm Norwood Historical Society