April Adventures

Spring has sprung!  After a long, cold winter, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome the first day of spring, and spring-like temperatures, with open arms!  …

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5 Local Spots to Eat

Here at the Spencer County Visitors Bureau, we are sometimes asked the question, “Where is a local, off-the-beaten-path, place to eat?” There’s a lot to …

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The 50th Anniversary of the Lincoln Living Historical Farm

Guest post by Park Ranger, Paula Alexander  A visit to the farm is what most visitors to the park remember. And, for many, the farm is Lincoln Boyhood.  …

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Rain, Rain, Come and Play

Don’t let a little rain put a damper on your vacation! We know we’re not the only ones whose parents told us, “You’re not sugar. …

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Your Trip Planner

Did you know the average visitor browses 121 websites before taking a vacation? It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the information available these days. If …

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Reasons to Start Planning your 2019 Summer Vacation

Planning your 2019 summer vacation to Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home is nothing to procrastinate. To make sure you get the summer …

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Celebrate and Read

It’s Read Across America Day!  Around the town of Santa Claus, it’s A Visit from St. Nicholas, A Christmas Carol, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (yes, they were all books first), that make …

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The Beginning of the End to Slavery

On this day in 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation that abolished slavery in Washington D.C. Eight and a half months later, President Lincoln would …

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Fun Facts about Honest Abe

In honor of President’s Day this month, we celebrate our 16th President Abraham Lincoln.   Here are ten fun facts about Honest Abe:  He was the only …

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Be Our Valentine

If you are a last-minute shopper for Valentine’s Day or just want to spoil the ones you love in your life, we have you covered!   …

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

“Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday Abraham Lincoln, happy birthday to you!”  On this day in 1809, Abe Lincoln was born …

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Valentine for Santa

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share a sweet story from a request we received. A 3-year-old girl made a Valentine bag …

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