Towns with Holiday Names in the USA
Here are some towns with holiday names that easily get in the holiday spirit, and provide family fun by visiting them.
Mount Holly, N.C. (population 14,176)
Attractions: Crowders Mountain State Park
Park activities include camping, hiking, rock climbing, canoe rental and fishing on a man-made 9-acre lake. Rangers offer educational programs about the park for groups or classes. … Learn More
Holly Springs, Miss. (7,610)
Attractions including the Audubon Hummingbird Migration Celebration, Christmas home tours, the Annual Pilgrimage in April, the Kudzu Festival, fantastic fishing locations, the Ida B. Wells Museum, Rust College, Walter Place Estates & Gardens, Kirkwood Golf Course. For those who love food, we are home to the famous Phillips Burger.
Snowflake, Ariz. (5,666)
Located in north central Arizona, the Town of Snowflake is a growing hub of activities for businesses and visitors. Central to many of the regions attractions, between prehistoric and native cultures to the north, to the four-season forested White Mountains to the south, you’ll find that the pioneer spirit still lives on. Come for a day; stay for a lifetime… Snowflake is the heart of America where neighbors care and there is always a friendly greeting!!
Santa Claus, Ind. (population 2,474)
Celebrate Christmas Year Around!
HOLIDAY WORLD & SPLASHIN’ SAFARI
Home of the Thunderbird, the nation’s first launched wing coaster!
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari
SANTA CLAUS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Visit Santa Claus, Indiana, for three weekends of family fun during the first three weekends in December.
Santa Claus Christmas Celebration
SANTA CLAUS CHRISTMAS STORE
Gifts, indoor and outdoor lights, ornaments, collectibles and more!
Santa Claus Christmas Store
SANTA CLAUS LAND OF LIGHTS
A magical story about Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer… told in brilliant LED lights. It’s the largest campground holiday light show in North America!
Santa Claus Land of Lights
SANTA’S CANDY CASTLE
The historic castle offers a magical experience for everyone in your family. Admission to Santa’s Candy Castle is free.
Santa’s Candy Castle
SANTA CLAUS MUSEUM & VILLAGE
The museum displays a variety of memorabilia, photos, and articles.
Santa Claus Museum
CHRISTMAS LAKE GOLF COURSE
Golf Digest magazine listed this course as one of the top 75 public golf courses in America. Indiana Business Magazine rated the course as the 7th most challenging in Indiana.
Christmas Lake Golf Course
FROSTY’S FUN CENTER
Play miniature golf, have fun in the arcade, and enjoy pizza & ice cream.
Frosty’s Fun Center
SANTA CLAUS POST OFFICE
The Santa Claus Post Office is the only post office in the world with the Santa Claus name.
Santa Claus Post Office
North Pole, Alaska (2,189)
many streets within the City and surrounding communities bear holiday names: Santa Claus Lane, Snowman Lane, Kris Kringle, Mistletoe, Holiday Road, Saint Nicholas Drive, North Star Drive, Blitzen, and Donnor. Street lights are decorated in candy cane motifs and many buildings are painted with Christmas colors and designs.
Each year the North Pole community starts the holiday season with a Winter Festival including fireworks, a candle lighting ceremony, Christmas in Ice ice carving festival and a community tree lighting in December. The Santa Claus House, the “official” home of Santa Claus greets all visitors who pass through the city on the Richardson Highway. Live reindeer and an opportunity for a photograph with Santa Claus at the Santa Claus House are available year round.
Noel, Mo. (1,824)
Among Noel’s pleasant surprises, if you are a visitor used to endless tourist traps, is what is not here. You’ll find no towering waterslides, no gaudy music emporiums, no sea plane rides, and no amusement parks. Dotted along the banks of the Elk River are lovely, shaded camp grounds and picturesque motels. Outdoorsmen have made Noel the canoe capital of the Ozarks. There are a number of canoe rental outlets that offer various lengths of float trips. Noel is for relaxing!
if you know about reindeer —
Dasher, Ga. (963), and
Rudolph, Wis. (432).
There is also Unity, N.H. (1,603), and Peace, N.D. (28).
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates
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