For many, enjoying afternoon tea is a regular occurrence while traveling, or simply a great opportunity to join friends and family anytime. However, it’s at the Holidays that many in the U.S. choose to venture out and enjoy afternoon tea to celebrate this joyous time of the year with their loved ones. In this day and age, we all need to take this time to simply relax in a beautiful environment, explore some new tea flavors and savor the delicious sweet and savory items served with the tea.
Being spoiled with this tradition perfectly executed in so many locations throughout Europe and Asia, it’s nice seeing this sophisticatedly simple activity gaining popularity with all ages in the U.S. During the Holidays, many of these hotels feature unique offerings to celebrate, which often includes creative masterpieces incorporating the flavors of gingerbread, eggnog, peppermint and pumpkin. It’s no surprise that taking the time to enjoy afternoon tea is a personal favorite pastime, making it very difficult to narrow this list to only five favorites. Happy Holidays!