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A Scary Good Time at Holiday World’s Halloween Weekends

This is my third year to visit Holiday World during their Happy Halloween Weekends and it is becoming a must for our family. We spent two days at the park packing in all of the fun they have like … Read more >

Holiday World Gets Ready for Launch

Even though the weather has been unseasonably warm here in Santa Claus, it still seems pretty outlandish to be making plans for April 25. At Holiday World, we’ve had that date blocked off for nearly a year. Our new roller Read more >

Santa Claus, Indiana 3-Day Weekends Celebration Begins December 5

If you want something Christmas-y to do, but don’t want to drive all the way up to the North Pole, you can visit Santa Claus in southern Indiana in the little town that bears his name. Named one of the Read more >

“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post Read more >

CNN Calls Santa Claus, Indiana One of “10 Most Christmassy Destinations” on Earth

You just can’t go wrong with a name like Santa Claus if you want to be all about Christmas. Christmas lights displays. Arts and craft shows. A candy castle?! Come on, what is more Christmassy than a freaking castle filled Read more >

Keeping Christmas Well

Understanding the essence of Christmas can be tricky. In 1965, Charles Schultz’s iconic character Lucy van Pelt described the magic of the season as “Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls.” While Lucy’s statement is reflective Read more >

At Holiday World, the zombies sing and dance!

Zombies are certainly in vogue these days. Who knew fresh and lovely would give way to pale and undead? This time of year, zombies tend to be more than a bit sinister – wielding angry chainsaws and growling incoherent threats. Read more >

Spencer County – Christmas Shops, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and St. Meinrad

I’ve already blogged about part of my trip to Spencer County in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago during their Fall-O-Weekend celebrations (which are still going on by the way!). AND, I posted a video to give an overview of Read more >