It's that time of year to stuff the family in the car and take in some of the very best holiday light displays. There are a few choices to choose from this year, but here are 7 of the best I think you should visit this holiday season.

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Festival of Lights - Quincy, Illinois

Located in Upper Moorman Park Quincy's Festival of Lights is back once again. The display will be on daily from 5 pm - 9  pm through New Year's Day. The cost is $15 a car.

Rand Park City of Lights - Keokuk, Iowa

A must-stop is The City of Christmas is in Rand Park in Keokuk. This is a free attraction, but donations are always welcomed. You can drive through as many times as you want.

Trail of Lights in the Park - Bowling Green, Missouri

Trail of Lights in the Park is open and ready for you to come and visit. What makes this display more unique and special is that businesses and people in the community are assigned space or trees to decorate in the park. It's free to attend and a fun experience to share with the family.

Brewery Lights - St. Louis

Tickets are $10 each (Small children, ages 5 and under, enter for free) to get your fill of Christmas Lights, s'mores, and if you're old enough a complimentary 16-ounce beer. This is the 36th year for the Brewery Lights in St. Louis which runs through December 30.

St. Louis Zoo Wild Lights

The St. Louis Zoo hosts its annual Wild Lights through the new year. This is not free and you must have a ticket to attend, but the zoo staff does a fantastic job decorating the St Louis Zoo as you've never seen it before.

Missouri Botanical Garden

While you are in St. Louis stop by the Missouri Botanical Garden for their very own light display called Garden Glow with over one million lights throughout the garden.

 Wentzville Holiday Night Lights

On your way back from St. Louis, stop by Rotary Park in Wentzville for their light display, Open now through December 30. The unique feature of this light display is that you can walk through it as well for only $3 per person, it might be a little chilly but just bundle up and grab a hot chocolate.

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