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Visit the Christmas Campground of Lake Rudolph

5 minutes read Nov 23,2018
Visit the Christmas Campground of Lake Rudolph

Winter or Summer, Lake Rudolph Has It All

Visit Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in America's Christmas Hometown of Santa Claus, Indiana, for a magical experience any time of the year!

Bring the whole family and create some fond memories at this award-winning campground offering exciting on-site amenities coupled with a great location near the town's many Christmas-themed attractions.

Let's make some sense out of all this holiday hullaballoo and help  you plan your next getaway at this charming small-town vacation destination.

Ways to Stay

At Lake Rudolph, there are a variety of accommodations to choose from for your vacation. For a traditional camping experience, set a tent up under the stars. Each tent site includes a fire ring and picnic table, plus water and electric.

More of an RVer? Great! Lake Rudolph offers a variety of RV sites with full hookups, picnic tables, fire rings, and Sun WiFi.

If you feel like being cozy in a cabin, you might try 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 people. The features included in these rentals allow you to enjoy all of the comforts of home while camping.

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Resort Amenities

During the summer, the amenities offered at Lake Rudolph that are off the charts. Enjoy a race down the two enclosed slides at Santa's Splashdown Water Park, 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
  • Water boat rentals
  • Miniature golf course
  • Golf cart rentals ($)
  • Blitzen Kitchen Pizza & Ice Cream
  • Stocked fishing lake
  • On-site store ($)

Planned Activities

Gather the family and enjoy Lake Rudolph's great planned activities. Peak season features themes every weekend, as well as reoccurring activities that includes favorites like arts and crafts, movies, and golf cart glow parades.

Looking for Christmas-themed activities? You'll find them at Lake Rudolph. Kids can settle in for story time with Santa or enjoy decorating sugar cookies and sipping hot chocolate.

Halloween Weekends

When the air begins to cool and the leaves start changing, longtime guests know it's time for all of the spooky festivities and frightful fun during Lake Rudolph's annual Halloween Weekends.

From mid-September through the end of October, this Christmas-themed campground goes through a terrorizing transformation with 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 discounted two-night stay in Rudolph's Christmas Cabin, breakfast with Santa and $20 worth of Rudy Bucks for on-site activities.

In addition, this package also includes two vehicle passes to the 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 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.

Lake-Rud Holiday

Local Attractions

Take our free shuttle and spend the day at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, located right next door to 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 Course, rated as one of the Top 75 Public Golf Courses in America.

Book Your Stay

Whether you're planning a summer or winter getaway, 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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