Paula is Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, where she began the first theme park-hosted blog in 2005. An IU grad who grew up in New England, Paula is married with three sons and a grandson.
Indiana’s only theme park will be in the national spotlight on Tuesday, as Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are featured on Travel Channel’s Bert the Conqueror show. Bert is quite a character. If you’re familiar with the movie Van Wilder,... Read more
What do you give a park for its 70th birthday? If you’ve been around the block a few times, you already know that Holiday World started out as Santa Claus Land, with an opening day of August 3, 1946. That’s... Read more
I honestly thought our entire staff would faint when we saw this tweet a few weeks ago: love this park! https://t.co/oo5WW3DElo — Kari Byron (@KariByron) July 30, 2015 If you recognize the name Kari Byron, you might also be a... Read more
When you work and live in a town named Santa Claus, everyday life can be somewhat surreal. For example: If you’re a wrestling fan, you may recognize Mick Foley behind the beard. Jolly ol’ Saint Mick may be a WWE... Read more
Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together an episode of reality TV? Not the table-throwing, wine-tossing kind of reality show … a nice, fun travel show. There’s a new series on the Great American Country (GAC) channel... Read more
Let me tell you from the start – I’m a longtime Holiday World employee who has blogged about the park for nearly a decade. But even Holiday World employees get to take a vacation. Once in a while. And so... Read more