The One Spot In Alaska That’s Basically Heaven On Earth
The Santa Claus House in Alaska is by far one of the most enchanting attractions in the last frontier. It’s also located in the quaint little town of North Pole. No, it’s true! It’s pretty much like your wildest childhood fantasy instantly comes true the moment that you step through the doors. Not to mention the insane nostalgia that will overwhelm you the second you pull into the parking lot and lay eyes on the world’s largest Santa Claus statue. If you do one thing this holiday season, treat yourself to a visit to this magical place that is right out of a fairy tale.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you ever visited the Santa Claus house in Alaska? What did you think? Was it magical? Let us know in the comments below!
Address: 101 St Nicholas Dr, North Pole, AK 99705, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center
The Santa Claus House In Alaska
November 13, 2020
Are there a lot of fun things to do in Alaska in the winter?
There are so many amazing things to do in our great state! Winter is where Alaska truly shines, but many people don’t realize that. Instead of huddling up inside our houses every day, there is a great amount of fun activities to see and do all throughout the state. This is the perfect place to be if you love winter sports. Winter hiking, ice climbing, and downhill and cross country skiing are all popular pastimes. Backcountry ice skating is getting more popular, and even just a walk around the neighborhood to watch the fresh snowfall can be invigorating. And of course, you can’t forget watching the aurora! The northern lights can be a once in a lifetime event for many people, but Alaskans are lucky enough to see it all winter long.
Is it really cold in Alaska all winter long?
This one depends on where in Alaska you are. If you are in the interior, like Fairbanks, or up above the Arctic Circle, your average temperatures will stay below freezing and hover around in the negative teens. If you’re in Southcentral Alaska, it still gets cold, but you’ll see average temperatures in the teens. But if you’re in the Southeast coastal regions of Alaska, you’ll find that you may see as much rain as you do snow, and will have average temperatures of around freezing.
Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is an avid dog lover with hobbies that include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.
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