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Experience Christmas Every Day at Lake Rudolph

5 minutes read Nov 05,2021
Experience Christmas Every Day at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph

Creating Fun for Each Season

Have a magical experience any time of year at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph in America's Christmas Hometown of Santa Claus, Indiana.

Bring the whole family to create some fond memories at this award-winning campground. We offer exciting on-site amenities coupled with a unique attractions and activities in the heartland of America.

Lodging at Lake Rudolph

Ways to Stay

We have a variety of accommodations to choose from so you can plan your perfect getaway at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph. If you're looking for a traditional camping experience, set a tent up under the starry skies. Each tent site includes water and electric for your convenience, plus a fire pit and picnic table to enjoy the great outdoors.

More of an RVer? Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph offers a variety of full hookup RV sites that include WiFi access, a picnic tables, and fire pit.

If you feel like being cozy in a cabin, stay in one of our vacation rentals. Lake Rudolph's diverse selection includes the Holiday Cottage, Rudolph's Christmas Cabin, and more, with options sleeping up to 8 guests. The features included in these rentals allow you to enjoy all of the comforts of home while camping.

Mini Golf Amenity at Lake Rudolph

Resort Amenities

During the summer, the amenities offered at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph that are off the charts. Enjoy a race down the water slides at Santa's Splashdown WaterPark, or experience gem mining at Prancer's Activity Center.

Here are some other amenities to also look forward to:

  • Dasher Splasher Splash Pad
  • Blitzen Bay Family Swimming Pool
  • Shuttle bus to Holiday World
  • Paddle boat rentals
  • Miniature golf course
  • Golf cart rentals ($)
  • Blitzen Kitchen Snack Bar
  • Stocked fishing lake
  • On-site store ($)

Planned Activities

Gather the family and enjoy Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph's great planned activities. Peak season features a daily activities schedule with favorites like arts and crafts, movies, golf cart glow parades, and visits with a famous reindeer named Rudolph.

Halloween Weekends

When the weather cools and the leaves start changing, longtime guests know it's time for Lake Rudolph's Halloween Weekends. Enjoy all of the spooky festivities and frightful fun during this popular annual event.

Starting mid-September through the end of October, this Christmas-themed campground goes through a terrorizing transformation. Activities include site and costume decorating contests, trick-or-treating, haunted hayrides, and so much more.

Rudolph's Family Christmas Package

If you're visiting during the holiday season, you can take advantage of Rudolph's Family Christmas Package. During the first three weekends in December, you'll receive a two-night stay in Rudolph's Christmas Cabin with breakfast provided, a family fun pack of activities for the kids, and even a private family visit with Santa. 

In addition, this package also includes two vehicle passes to Lake Rudolph's exclusive Santa Claus Land of Lights, a staple during the annual celebrations that take over the town of Santa Claus during the holiday season. This 1.2-mile long attraction is one of the largest drive-through holiday light shows in the U.S.!

And discover all the reasons why "No Place Does Christmas Quite Like Santa Claus, Indiana" from our friends at the Indiana Insider.

Christmas Store in Santa Claus, Indiana

Local Attractions

Take our free shuttle and spend the day at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, located right next door to Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph. Enjoy roller coasters, water slides and more at this holiday-themed amusement park.

This holiday theme continues in the surrounding town of Santa Claus. Stop by the Santa Claus Christmas Store for ornaments, gifts, and collectibles, or find the perfect sweet treat at Santa's Candy Castle.

If you're looking for an outdoor adventure, head over to Santa's Stables for a horseback trail ride. You can also practice your short game at Christmas Lake Golf Club, rated as one of the Top 75 Public Golf Courses in America.

Book Your Stay

Whether you're planning a summer or winter getaway, Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph is the resort for you. To reserve your stay, call (888) 929-7010 or book online for a family camping experience that celebrates the Christmas spirit all year long.


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