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Reasons to Start Planning Your 2024 Summer Vacation

Posted on December 29, 2023

Planning your 2024 summer vacation to Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home is nothing to procrastinate about. To make sure you get the summer vacation you’re dreaming of, start planning now.  

Not convinced? Read on for reasons you should get those 2024 summer vacation plans in motion.  

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Get the dates you want at your ideal home base 

Now is your chance to define your perfect summer vacation and not let limitations on available dates do it for you. Popular summer vacation dates are already getting scooped up at some of the local accommodations. Make plans now and reap the benefits of having set your summer vacation plans in motion early. 


Have something to look forward to through the dull winter months 

Winter weather can linger, and spring is fickle. And that means the sun is hidden behind clouds more often than it isn’t for the next few months. Getting your 2024 summer vacation plans set now means you’ll have something to look forward to when it’s dark and dreary.

Daydream about being the first in line for Good Gravy!, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari's first family roller coaster, hitting the beach at Lincoln State Park, and roasting s’mores around a bonfire in the woods at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph. 


Collaborate with travel companions more easily 

One of the biggest struggles about travel planning is coordinating with everyone who’s going on the trip. When you start planning early on, it’s easier to make sure everyone is on the same page.

And planning your summer vacation to Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home has never been easier! Our convenient trip planner helps you create the perfect itinerary and share it with your travel companions. And the mobile app means you can take your plans on the road with you! Find out how to download and use the trip planner.

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Reduce stress 

Nothing takes a load off your shoulders like checking something off on your to-do list. Taking care of this summer’s vacation plans now will ensure everything comes together exactly how you’re imagining it in your head. Once that’s all set, you can relax and focus on what’s in front of you. 

Stay informed on events throughout the year in Santa Claus, Indiana, and sites throughout Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home. Looking for more trip inspiration? Browse through the Bearded Blog for trip ideas and inspiration.  

See you soon!