5 Tips for Planning Your Christmas Visit

Family of four, including mom, dad, and a young boy and girl, pose in a red sleigh next to a Christmas tree in the lobby at Santa's Lodge

If experiencing Christmastime in the town of Santa Claus and the surrounding area is on your bucket list, it’s time to treat yourself to a visit! 

Not sure where to start planning? We have five holiday tips that can help!   

5 Christmas Planning Tips 

My Trip Planner – Create your holiday itinerary with a tap or click. Browse the website for lodging, attractions, restaurants, and events, then click the “Add to Planner” link. When your custom itinerary is complete, email your trip to yourself and your traveling companions. Easy as that!

Lodging Packages – We’re talking about Christmas, so why not give yourself the gift of savings? A Lodging Package ensures you’ll have a great place to stay during your visit. Plus, depending on the lodging you choose, you’ll get fun extras like free admission to the Santa Claus Land of Lights or Dinner with Santa!
Two children running down sidewalk toward camera with parents in background standing in front of a green cottage with red room at Santa's Lakeside Cottages

Events Calendar – The town-wide Santa Claus Christmas Celebration takes place during the first three weekends of December. And the City of Rockport Christmas Festival takes over the town on December 4. From fireworks to parades to shopping… there’s no shortage of festive fun!
Two young boys and a girl lean out passenger side window of a car, pointing with surprised looks on their faces. Lighted Santa display at the Santa Claus Land of Lights is visible in dark blackground

Downloadable Map – Christmas festivities happen at spots all around Santa Claus and throughout the county. So, download the area map to make sure you know exactly where you’re going before you arrive. If you’d rather have a hard copy, we can make that happen! Just contact us to request a map or other trip resources.
Map of Spencer County, Indiana, with insets for towns of Rockport and Santa Claus, shows tourist destinations

Subscribe to the eNewsletter – If you want to plan the best trip possible, then it helps to be “in the know” about travel tips, area happenings, and more. And when you sign up for our free eNewsletter, you’ll get instant insider status!

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