Trees. Mistletoe. Red and green and gold everything. It’s time to get into the swing of the season and snap your holiday shots. Capture the holiday spirit and fill your frames (and feeds) with these top festive backdrops at Arlo Hotels across NYC.

Arlo NoMad Holiday Props

The Staircase

Hand your phone or camera to a friend and take it step by step. You’ll want to pause and pose by the towering Christmas tree and festive garlands festooned along the railing of Arlo NoMad’s staircase.

The Winter Village at Bryant Park

Stroll through the Winter Village and snap a picture sipping on a rich hot cocoa and enjoying other holiday bites and shopping from local vendors.

Arlo SoHo Spots

Foxtail Winter Wonderland

Foxtail, Arlo SoHo’s speakeasy bar, transforms into a festive, intimate setting for the holiday season. Take advantage of the courtyard outside of Foxtail for a larger-than-life Christmas display for an additional photo-op.

Wall Street

Highlight the beauty of historic architecture with a pic of the New York Stock Exchange illuminated in yuletide green and red.

Arlo Midtown Photo Ops

The Lobby

Channel cozy winter vibes when you pose by the fireplace and rock your ugliest (or fuzziest) holiday sweaters in front of Arlo Midtown’s silver- and gold-trimmed Christmas tree.

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Capture the candid moment while skating the ice with the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in the background. While you’re there, stop by the legendary Saks windows located across the street on 5th Avenue for the Light Show.

Arlo Williamsburg Photo Ops

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights

For a more suburban holiday vibe, the Dyker Heights neighborhood has countless homes decked out in extravagant holiday decorations. Pick your favorite holiday house in the neighborhood as your backdrop and channel your inner Martha May Whovier.

The Lobby

Visit the Lobby of Arlo Williamsburg to take holiday card photos by the Christmas Tree. Don’t forget — you can bring your pets!

Arlo Chicago Photo Ops

Millennium Park Christmas Tree

50,000 glowing bulbs strung up on the Christmas Tree at Millennium Park make it a breathtaking backdrop to your holiday photos.

About Last Knife

After your visit to Millennium Park, warm up at Arlo Chicago‘s About Last Knife. Both the restaurant and lobby are filled with festive joys, guaranteed to warm you inside and out.

Arlo Wynwood Photo Ops

The Lobby

The lobby of Arlo Wynwood has a Christmas Tree decorated in colorful, vibrant ornaments in true Wynwood fashion. No need to bundle up for these holiday photos.

Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights

From December 1st – 23rd, Miami Beach is getting into the holiday spirit with musically interactive light shows. Capture some content of the light shows to make an impressive Instagram reel, sure to make your followers wish they were there.

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