Resort Activities

Lincoln Pines Resort has a host of family-friendly fun activities to keep your family entertained through-out your stay with us.

Come visit us and join in the fun.

  • Fishing (Poles & Bait available at Resort Store)
  • Play Ground
  • Swimming Pool with Splash Pad & Swing. Opening May 14, 2018
  • Game Room (Pac-Man, Shuffleboard Table, Foosball, Air Hockey & TV)
  • Covered Shelter House
  • Swings on Back Porch
  • Fire Pit & Grills for each Cabin
  • Valleyball/Badmitton
  • Ladderball
  • Corn Hole
  • Giant Jenga

Other Things to Do and See Near Santa Claus

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Two parks – Holiday World Theme Park and Splashin’ Safari Water Park – for one great price! Thunderbird steel roller coaster – the nation’s first launched wing coaster! Free soft drinks. Just sayin’ Help yourself all day long!

Lincoln Amphitheatre

As one of the largest roofed amphitheatres in the nation, Lincoln Amphitheatre is a majestic 1,500-seat outdoor venue located in the very woods Abraham Lincoln walked as a boy. From the time he was 7 until he was 21, Lincoln lived and learned in what is now Lincoln City, Indiana.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is a United States Presidential Memorial, a National Historic Landmark District in present-day Lincoln City, Indiana. It preserves the farm site where Abraham Lincoln lived with his family from 1816 to 1830.

Christmas Lake Golf Course

The Christmas Lake Golf Shop offers golfers everything they need to play and look their best! Golf clubs, golf bags, golf shoes, apparel and “on the spot” items such as golf balls and gloves are displayed attractively and sold with a personal touch.

Santa's Candy Castle

Santa’s Candy Castle, located in Santa Claus, Indiana, is a tourist attraction that uses the traditions and decorations from Christmas as its theme. TripAdvisor proclaimed Splashin’ Safari to be the the third Best Water Park in the USA. The friendliest bunch of employees you’ll ever find – that’s why they’re called Hosts & Hostesses.

Santa Claus Museum & Village

Explore the joy behind Christmases of yesteryear with antique toy displays and a large collection of Santas of every shape, size and interpretation. Page through decades of children’s letters to Santa Claus, and listen to the voice of Santa Jim Yellig.

Santas's Stables

Visit Santa’s Stables for a unique, family-friendly horseback riding experience. Led by trained horseback guides, the wooded surroundings provide a perfect environment with multiple quaint trails.

This seasonal fun center offers a Christmas-themed miniature golf course, tasty snacks, breakfast items, sandwiches, ice cream, and delicious fresh pizza. The challenging 18-hole miniature golf course includes twists and turns that are fun for the entire family!

Santa Claus Post Office

The Santa Claus Post Office is the only post office in the world with the Santa Claus name! Stop by to receive the famous Santa Claus postmark during the Christmas season and see where thousands of letters are mailed to Santa each year.


Colonel William Jones Home

This carefully restored 1834 Federal-design home of Abraham Lincoln’s merchant employer offers a look at the early development of Indiana and the life of Colonel William Jones. The home includes guided tours, themed talks, exhibits, and gifts. This state historic site is situated on 100 acres of forest and also offers a self-guiding nature trail, picnic area, and a restored log barn.

St. Meinrad Archabbey

Saint Meinrad Archabbey is a peaceful and spiritual place with beautiful grounds and the opportunity for prayer with the Benedictine monks. Founded in 1854, the Saint Meinrad Archabbey is one of only two archabbeys in the United States and one of 11 in the world.

Lincoln Pioneer Village

Take a relaxing look back into history with 14 Lincoln-era replica cabins in memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s years spent in Spencer County. Explore such cabins as the Pioneer Schoolhouse, the Lincoln Homestead Cabin, and the Old Pigeon Baptist Church.

Santa Claus Christmas Store

Enjoy shopping at the gigantic Santa Claus Christmas Store, featuring Christmas gifts, decorations, hundreds of collectibles, fudge and other sweet treats, and so much more. Visit with Santa during the summer and Christmas season.

Tell City Train Depot

Celebrate the fall season kickoff aboard the Rail Splitter, southern Indiana’s newest way to see the vibrant autumn colors of Abraham Lincoln’s boyhood forest! Ride in comfort as the train takes you along the Ohio River, through oak and hickory forests and into some of the most picturesque and historic landscapes in Indiana.

Holiday Drive-In

Catch the latest big-screen flicks at Holiday Drive-In, one of few drive-in theaters left in the U.S. Five viewing screens offer a nightly double feature providing a perfect evening of entertainment at a family-friendly price. Stop by the full snack bar for popcorn and goodies to munch on during the show. You can watch from your car or bring a lawn chair and enjoy watching your favorite new releases under the stars.

Lakeview Orchards

The Lakeview Orchard is a local, family-owned orchard near Rockport, Indiana. Known for juicy peaches, giant pumpkins, tasty apple cider, and more, this farm offers a variety of fruits and vegetables throughout the year.