Christmas is just around the corner, and I have to admit that nothing puts me in the spirit like a nicely decorated Christmas tree. Since I won't be able to see my parents until right before xmas I went searching for some of the best trees around the country. Here are the 10 best Christmas trees of 2010 to give you some inspiration for your tree this year!
People passing Germany's biggest Christmas tree in the city center of Dortmund, western Germany, November 25.
The 45 meter high giant is made of 1700 Norway spruces and illuminated by 48, 000 lamps. Christmas markets have been a German tradition for about 600 years and are found in nearly every city in Germany during the Advent season.
An illumination resembling a Christmas tree set at the monument to St. George at the Freedom Square in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, on December 2.
Lobster Trap Christmas Tree, Maine, USA
In this photo taken on December 2, Albert Carver, looks at a 50-foot-tall Christmas tree made of lobster traps on Beals Island, Maine. Some of the top lobster-fishing ports in New England are claiming bragging rights about who has the biggest and best Christmas tree created from lobster traps.
The groups that put up the trees say they draw attention to the ports' maritime heritage, bring people together and raise money for good causes. The trees help raise money for the local community.
People gather at the Castle Square with a giant Christmas tree in Warsaw, Poland on December 4.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fireworks explode over a floating Christmas tree as it is lighted for the holiday season in Lagoa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December.
La Paz, Bolivia
People admire an unusual Christmas tree at Mirador de Laikacota in La Paz, Bolivia, on December 5.
Measuring more than 80 feet, the tree can be seen from almost anywhere in this Andean city.
A Christmas tree is installed on Red Square with St. Basil Cathedral in the background in Moscow, December 2.
Prague, Czech Republic
A Christmas tree illuminates in Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, November 27.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, New York, NY, USA
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree stands lit during the 78th annual lighting ceremony on November 30 in New York.
The White House Christmas Tree
The official White House Christmas Tree is seen in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington on December 1.
The theme for the 2010 White House Christmas is ""Simple Gifts."