From Hope Philbrick with Getaways for Grownups:

Holiday spirit lights up the skies south of Charlotte, North Carolina.

If there’s one drawback to being a grownup it’s that it’s too easy to get caught up in all the must-dos that build up this time of year that you forget to have a jolly good time.

An overnight escape from the obligations at home is one solution.

So grab whoever sets your heart aglow and head toward the lights.

Read more from Getaways for Grownups here.