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Santa Claus Travel Guide

Despite the name of the city being Santa Claus, this magical place is a popular vacation destination all year round! Bring all the family and have fun at museums, waterparks and other famous attractions up in the hills in Indiana. The town is a welcoming and charming place where you and your group can get into the festive spirit -- there's even a Santa Claus outside the post office! The town is also a golfing getaway, with some fantastic fairways and valleys to play a challenging round with friends.

Things to Do in Santa Claus

Top things to do include Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Water Park. This is the first theme park in the US and is still going strong, with some fun roller coasters and water rides in all different holiday themes. Be sure not to miss the longest water coast in the world called Mammoth. For golf enthusiasts, Christmas Lake Golf Course is one of the most challenging courses in Indiana. Elsehwere, the Santa Claus Museum gives you the opportunity to meet the man himself. Santa’s Candy Castle is another popular attraction and is one of the oldest in the country. Here you can enjoy some sugary confections and toys.

Best Time to Visit Santa Claus

The best time to visit Santa Claus is during the summer months when there are warm temperatures for enjoying the outdoors. For cheaper rates on accommodation, spring and early summer are the best times to vacation.

Price and Availability Index in Santa Claus

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Santa Claus is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Santa Claus is in the high season in July. Santa Claus has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Santa Claus tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Santa Claus tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Santa Claus

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Santa Claus. The hottest month in Santa Claus is June, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Santa Claus is January with 23.55 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.34 inches of rain.

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