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Santa Claus Land of Lights in Southern Indiana

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to pile the kids into the car after dinner and drive around admiring Christmas lights. Such a simple way to enjoy time together as a family away from the crowds and the rushing Read more >

Christmas is bigger and brighter in Vevay

Christmas in Vevay, IN is bigger and brighter that you’d expect. From holiday parades to light displays and even visits from Santa, the small river town is the place to be at the holidays. Read more >

A Christmas icon that isn’t a Leg Lamp

Most Hoosiers locked “A Christmas Story” in their heart a long time ago, and only bring it out to lead off their Christmas movie rotation every year. Set in Ft. Wayne, the iconic movie captures Indiana and is wrapped in Read more >

Even Santa Claus (Indiana) celebrates Halloween

Though the jolly Indiana city is named for a worldwide Christmas icon, Halloween gets more than a courtesy nod from attractions in Santa Claus, Indiana. Santa’s Candy Castle At Santa’s Candy Castle, famous for its frozen hot chocolate, it’s time Read more >

Santa Claus for President

Tonight is Presidential Debate Night in America. (Doesn’t have quite the same ring to it as “Football Night in America,” does it?) Unfortunately, one potentially popular candidate was not invited to participate. Santa Claus. What? You didn’t know Santa was Read more >

Holiday World’s Halloween Weekends

Summer is certainly transitioning over to fall in just about every way. I’m daydreaming about apple orchards instead of pool days and replacing flip flops with boots. But if a visit to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana was on Read more >

Two Indiana Towns on “Best Small Towns” List

Both Bloomington and Santa Claus, Ind. are finalists in Rand McNally and USA Today’s search for the country’s best small towns in its Best of the Road contest. On June 15, ten amateur “road rally” teams begin visiting the towns in Read more >

Indiana Town Tops Forbes Magazine ‘Top Christmas Destinations’ List

Forbes magazine, one of the world’s leading business magazines, has declared the small town of Santa Claus, Indiana, as one of the “World’s Top Christmas Destinations.” In the article, Forbes magazine claimed Santa Claus, Indiana, “enthusiastically embraces its role, with Read more >

Rudolph’s Christmas Cabins…Home (Away from Home) for the Holidays

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Laura Barker: Laura  Barker has been the PR Coordinator at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort and the Santa Claus Christmas Store for two years. Follow both the Lake Rudolph Campground and the Santa Read more >