Vacation Planning Inspiration

A beach on Lake Lincoln at Lincoln State Park is shown in the distance with people on the sand and in the water

If you’re looking for vacation inspiration, our 2022 Visitor Guide is where you’ll find it! You’ll find everything you need to know about planning a trip to Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home inside.  

Places to Stay in and Near Santa Claus, Indiana 

A great place to stay is at the top of most travelers’ lists. And there are some amazing lodging options all throughout this area. From “unique sleeps” you won’t find anywhere else to vacation rentals that are “just like home,” to the best places to stay near Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your family! 

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Cabin at Lake Rudolph is shown lit up at night with a person standing on the deck overlooking two people on either side of a campfire

Restaurants in and Near Santa Claus, Indiana 

A great vacation is one where you have so much fun you work up a hearty appetite. And when hunger hits, there are plenty of places to go for good eats. Find true burger bliss, have a crowd-pleasing pizza party, and indulge in stick-to-your-ribs comfort food.   

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A mother and daughter sit at a restaurant table with meals in front of them, the daughter leaning toward the camera with a smile

Things to Do in and Near Santa Claus, Indiana 

Do you love the thrills and chills of roller coasters and water rides? Is shopping ’til you drop your activity of choice? Or maybe a lazy day by the lake is your idea of a good time? No matter how you prefer to spend your vacation, you (and your whole family) will find activities and things to do around every corner!   

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Three people splash down on two rafts from the Cheetah Chase water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Request Your Visitor Guide 

Our 2022 Visitor Guide is ready to download right now to help you start planning the very best vacation to Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home. 

Want a printed copy? Those will be ready soon. Contact us today to request your copy and we’ll drop it in the mail as soon as it’s available! 

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