Santa Claus Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas

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Make the Most of Your Stay in Santa Claus

Have you ever been curious about where Santa Claus spends his summers? Father Christmas enjoys summering in Santa Claus, a magical town located in Indiana where it's Christmas all year round. This family-oriented town features museums, historic sites, and a water and theme park. And staying at Santa Claus hotels for Christmas is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Christmas in Santa Claus: Top Accommodations

House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Dale, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $122
VRBO
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 15 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Dale, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $357
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4.8
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House ∙ 14 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Ferdinand, Ferdinand Township, Indiana, United States
from $279
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4.8
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Claus, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $200
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Lodge ∙ 2 guests
Santa Claus, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $93
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 7 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Dale, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $213
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Dale, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $37
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Claus, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $252
Airbnb
4.5
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Camping ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Claus, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $201
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4.3
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Where to Dine for Christmas in Santa Claus

Between having fun, shopping, and venturing from one event to another, you are likely to work up an appetite. From the moment you walk into town, food signs catch your attention. In Santa Claus, locals embrace dining as the most important part of a vacation. Here are the top places to dine with your family:

  • 1. St. Nick’s Restaurant

    Open to the public for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, St. Nick’s is located in Santa’s Lodge hotel. From Memorial Day through August, this restaurant serves a breakfast buffet each morning as well as a dinner buffet. Visit this family-friendly Christmas-themed spot for delicious chicken, steak, burgers, and sandwiches, as well as soups and salads.

  • 2. Frosty’s Fun Center

    Open daily from 7 am to 9 pm Frosty's provides more than just a family entertainment destination. Here, you and your family are welcome to dine for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. An endless list of breakfast options includes: breakfast meats, biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos, pancakes, and breakfast sandwiches. For lunch and dinner try the chicken wings, Italian sandwiches, specialty pizzas, and much more.

  • 3. Brick Oven Pizza

    Another family-friendly restaurant, Brick Oven Pizza cooks up pizza, burgers, nachos, chicken wings, and sandwiches. Once your little ones finish their food, treat them to a milkshake or ice cream cone from the buffet.

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Santa Claus

Camping ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Claus, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $271
Booking.com
4.4
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Motel ∙ 4 guests
Dale, Carter Township, Indiana, United States
from $56 $86
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3.3
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Farmhouse ∙ 15 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Ferdinand, Ferdinand Township, Indiana, United States
from $194
Airbnb
5.0
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Best Holiday Attractions in Santa Claus

All year round, large masses of visitors make their pilgrimage to Santa Claus, Indiana. If you haven't already celebrated Christmas with your family in July, this is definitely the place to do it! Santa Claus boasts a plethora of fun attractions very close to Santa Claus vacation rentals for Christmas. Here are some highlights:

  • 1. Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

    This family-owned theme and water park combo is home to America’s first "launched wing rollercoaster," the Thunderbird. At Holiday World, family rides, games, live entertainment, a huge water park, and Santa Claus himself add unimaginable joy to your family Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, or 4th of July.

  • 2. Santa's Candy Castles

    Using Christmas decorations and traditions as its theme, this family favorite immerses visitors in a year-round holiday environment. The magnificent castle blends old-world charm with a modern-day twist to create memorable sensations for believers of all ages. Here families indulge in mouthwatering frozen hot chocolate and handmade confections or peruse the festive Christmas souvenirs and gifts.

  • 3. Santa Claus Museum & Village

    If you want to know about the town’s famous history, watch the story of Santa Claus, Indiana come to life at this interesting site. Take your family to visit the magnificent Santa Claus Church and the Santa Claus statues standing 22-feet tall. Also, pick up some unique souvenirs at the gift shop.

Things to Do With Your Family During Christmas Vacation in Santa Claus

Santa Claus has everything for a dream vacation, from loads of fun activities and fantastic food to high-quality accommodation with Santa Claus hotels for Christmas. What better way to spend Christmas than in America's Christmas home town? The most wonderful time of the year lives up to its name with these activities:

  • 1. Meet Santa

    Bump into Santa as you enjoy your buffet dinner while he makes his rounds at St. Nick’s restaurant. After dinner, Father Christmas listens to your children’s special wishes. Spotting this jolly old man anywhere around town is inevitable!

  • 2. Write a Letter to Santa

    As you say "hi" to the elves at the Santa Claus Museum, sit your little ones at the antique wooden school desks and have them write a letter to Santa. Drop it off in the mailbox and wait for Santa’s reply when you get home.

  • 3. Santa Claus Land of Lights Drive

    Your kids will never forget their adventures along this 1.2-mile drive. Experience the shining story of Rudolph as told in brilliant LED lights.

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