- TripBuzz found 33 things to do with kids in or near Santa Claus, Indiana, including 20 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Jasper, Lincoln City, Owensboro and Rockport.
- From Holiday World & Splashin' Safari to Santa's Stables, the Santa Claus area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Scenic Drives, Bike Paths and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- The city of Santa Claus, Indiana lives up to its name as being known as America's Christmas Town. The local post office is the only one in the nation to be named Santa Claus, receiving thousands of children's letters each year. Tourists come from around the country to see the areas unique attractions including Santa's Candy Castle and Santa's Lodge at Lake Rudolph, among others.
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452 East Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579 MoreLess Info
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is a combination water park and theme park that also features a variety of live entertainment. The park offers free tubing and a variety of roller coasters and water slides.
Named for Raymond Joseph 'Jim' Yellig who served as Santa Claus for decades, Jim Yellig Park can be used for basketball, volleyball and baseball. It has trails for walking, a playground and shaded picnic areas along with batting cages.
Visitors can view artifacts, documents, and photos related to the development of the town of Santa Claus at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. There are exhibits about the town's name and a collection of children's letters to Santa Claus.
Named for Raymond Yellig who served as Santa Claus for decades, Ray Yellig Memorial Trail is an approximately 1.2 mile trail around wooded terrain. The trail can be used for walking and biking as well as wildlife observation.
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78 North Holiday Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579 MoreLess Info
With its 1.2 mile-long campground, Santa Claus Land of Lights is the largest holyday light show in North America. With 300 light display pieces and more than 35% of its exhibits being animated, this can prove to be worthy of the family's time.
Upon its completion, the 22-foot tall 1935 Santa Statue was dedicated to the children of the world. Sitting atop the hill in Santa's Village, this is a perfect site to take photographs with family and friends.