December 25, 2014; 12:53 PM ET
The wet weather pattern will continue across the Seattle area through the first part of the weekend before drier weather moves in for the new week. more >
No matter where you might be celebrating, one tradition that’s nearly universal is trying to have as much fun as possible in the final hours of the old year — and the first few hours of the new one.
Not content with just a lobby tree and a string of lights, these hotels stand out from the pack by upping the decorating ante, and adding millions of lights, outdoor skating rinks, and even ride-on trains.