It simply wouldn't be a Hallmark Christmas movie without a beautiful backdrop to set the scene, and the network's latest charming settings are no exception.
Both of the channel's newest "Countdown to Christmas" movies, Christmas Joy and Road to Christmas, will inspire you to take a road trip to their filming locations found in the quaint town of of . Located just an hour's drive from , the scenic spot is incredibly easy for fans to visit.
In Christmas Joy, audience members get to tour the fictional town of "Crystal Falls, North Carolina" and see the village's annual Christmas Cookie Crawl come to life. Throughout the movie, viewers visit all sorts of adorable settings, like the picturesque community center and main street, as well as the tree-packed competition venue, all of which can be found in Maple Ridge.
Hallmark's new Road to Christmas movie, starring Chad Michael Murray, was also filmed in the very same Canadian community. The story follows producers Maggie and Danny, as they travel to a small town in the countryside of Vermont and work together to fix a special seasonal television program gone wrong.
Both of these new movies are just a few of the features the network has filmed in Canada. Christmas Cookies (2016), Debbie Macomber's Mrs. Miracle (2009), and When Calls the Heart's many holiday programs have also been made nearby. And we can't forget the quaint little British Columbia bed and breakfast, Rowena's Inn on the River, Hallmark has used in five of their films.
If you're feeling a bit of wanderlust or want to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year somewhere special, head to to check out one of the many . They even have a Christmas festival and a parade with Santa following Thanksgiving. Happy travels!