Welcoming a new year means reflection, anticipation, and, most often, celebration for many people across the country. And one of the most popular traditions for this festive event is the New Year's Eve drop, which involves a large object descending at the stroke of midnight.


These 10 New Year's Eve drops have been nominated by travel editors and voted by readers as the best in the United States, and each one offers its own spin on the occasion with unique items being lowered.


No. 9: MoonPie Over Mobile - Mobile, Alabama

It’s sure to be a sweet new year if you welcome it at the MoonPie Over Mobile celebration. Indulge in the world’s largest MoonPie cake, enjoy live entertainment, and then watch a 600-pound electric MoonPie descend at the stroke of midnight.


First published by USA Today. Read the full article here