Experience Christmas Every Day at Lake Rudolph

Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort Feature

Creating Fun for Each Season

Have a magical experience any time of year at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort 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 couples with a unique location known as America’s Christmas Hometown.

Lodging at Lake Rudolph

Ways to Stay

We have a variety of accommodations to choose from so you can plan your perfect getaway at 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? 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 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 Jolly Ole Elf, or spend some time decorating sugar cookies and sipping hot chocolate.

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 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.

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 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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*No Cancellation Fee policy is only valid on reservations at a Sun RV resort placed through March 31, 2021 for stays completed by May 27, 2021. Guests wishing to cancel without fees must call the resort at least 48 hours prior to the resorts’ check-in time to confirm their cancellation. Guests who fail to show for their scheduled stay without confirming their cancellation with the resort, will be charged in accordance with the resort’s cancellation policy. Policy is not valid on reservations with stays of over 28 days, with the exception of participating Florida properties, which vary by resort. Policy expires March 31, 2021.



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