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Check out the Yule Slide at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum

My friend, Rocky Walls, is a professional videographer and editor, and occasionally likes to send me samples of his work. One thing he recently finished was a video for the Indianapolis Children’s Museum about a scientific study of their Yule Read more >

Festival of Lights Is Worth the Drive

Santa Claus, Indiana, home to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, also home to the Festival of Lights and all things Christmas. With a population of approximately 2,000 people, Santa Claus holds quite the resume, especially during the winter months. What Read more >

Experience the Holidays in Santa Claus, Indiana: America’s Christmas Hometown

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Melissa Wilkinson: Melissa Wilkinson is the Executive Director at the Spencer County Visitors Bureau in Santa Claus, Indiana, and Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home.  “The best part about working in a town named Santa Claus, Read more >

Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari…The Perfect “Stay”cation

Perhaps you’re a roller coaster fan…or a water park fan. Well if you’re a fan of either – or both – Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari is the place for you to be; and it’s in Indiana. The clean and friendly Read more >

Christmas at the Zoo and a Contest Too!

The holidays are just around the corner and the Indianapolis Zoo has a great holiday event planned just for you. It’s almost time for Christmas at the Zoo, the annual holiday light spectacular! Outside, visitors can see the animals that enjoy Read more >

Circle of Lights Kicks of Holiday Season Downtown the Day After Thanksgiving 2010

The 48th annual Circle of Lights, downtown Indianapolis’ annual tree lighting event, will take place the day after Thanksgiving, November 26, thanks to the continued support of Quality Connection and IBEW 481. I had a chance to attend my first Read more >

Need a Getaway? Or a ‘Holiday’ as the Brits Say?

Rides and slides, oh my!  Holiday World, located in Santa Claus, IN, is the world’s first theme park and it’s in our own Hoosier backyard. This amusement park has all the thrills without the high price and long lines. Owned Read more >

Christmas all Summer? Sounds Good to Me

Indiana summers are known for being a bit humid, but there is one place in Indiana where there is always a certain December chill in the air. Holiday World, located obviously in Santa Claus, Indiana, offers visitors a rare taste Read more >

Santa Claus, Indiana – Most Christmasy Place in America

According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Santa Claus, IN (map) will be featured on the Travel Channel’s holiday special Most Christmasy Places in America. The episode will feature footage from the 2007 Christmas in Santa Claus Festival. The episode will Read more >