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INDIANAPOLIS — Clark Griswold has nothing on some Indy area families.

If driving around and looking at Christmas lights is one of your family traditions, Katy Mann of Indy With Kids has done the hard work for you.

She dropped by the show to talk about her list of the best, over-the-top, most festive, beautifully decorated homes in central Indiana.

You can check out her full list of the best Christmas lights in Indianapolis on the Indy With Kids website (plus previews of some displays!) but here are some highlights.

The best part? These are all free.

Midtown Indy

  • Jersey Street Lights: 5423 New Jersey St.
  • Central Avenue Lights: 4915 Central Ave.
  • Gladden Drive: 6065 Gladden Drive
  • Meridian Lights: 4833 N. Meridian Street
  • Santa Claus House: 5609 N. Pennsylvania St. The home is decorated with lights to look like Santa’s face.

Hamilton County

  • Arrowood Drive Lights: 960 Arrowwood Drive, Carmel
  • Brackney Lane Lights: 14484 Brackney Lane, Carmel
  • Greenspire Holiday Light Show: 4824 Greenspire Drive, Carmel. Synchronized to 90.7 FM every night from 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Misty Hollow Light Display: 10644 Misty Hollow Lane, Fishers. Lots of lights and inflatables, including the famous leg lamp from A Christmas Story
  • Picket Fence Light Show (Christmas with the Cripes): 10889 Picket Fence Place, Fishers. More than 12,000 lights synched to music on 100.1 FM.

Johnson County/South Side Indy

  • Oak Meadows Subdivision Christmas Lights: 485 Grey Oak Lane, Greenwood
  • Middle Street Lights: 51 South Middle St., Greenwood
  • Grinch House Christmas Lights: 1010 Royal Oak Court, Greenwood
  • Lights on Redwood Drive: 943 Redwood Drive, Franklin