Trip Tips How Much Does it Cost?

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Santa Claus, Indiana, and Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home not only offer family-friendly activities everyone can enjoy but also budget-friendly prices so you can enjoy more! Starting in the spring, this destination is full of family fun. Find out how much activities cost and what you can do for free.

There are tons of FREE things to do, that don’t cost anything:

If your family is craving more, see how much you can do for $5 or less:

(These attractions will reopen for the season in May 2019)

For $10 or less your family can:

  • Purchase an adult ticket for a double feature at Holiday Drive-In for only $9 – for TWO movies! And, you’re allowed to bring your own picnic!
  • Indiana residents may enter Lincoln State Park for $7. Visitors from out-of-state may enter Lincoln State Park for $9.

Wait, there’s still more:

Interested in hitting the links? You can play a round of 18 holes with a cart for as little as $25/person at the Christmas Lake Golf Course. (cost depends on season/day)


There’s plenty of savings to be had when visiting Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. The new Pick Your Price feature allows you to choose the price and day that works best for you.

Your General admission ticket gets you into TWO parks, each containing some of the world’s best wooden coasters and water coasters! AND, on top of that they offer:

  • FREE Parking
  • FREE Sunscreen
  • FREE Wi-fi
  • FREE Soft drinks

(Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari will reopen for the season in May 2019)


This blog post has been updated from March 2016.

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