Kids say the darndest things!

You probably have to be a grandparent like me to remember Art Linkletter. (Spellcheck proves my point, stating there’s no such word as Linkletter. Sigh.) Mr. Linkletter made a career out of talking to young children and reacting to their unfiltered comments. His TV show’s “Kids Say the Darndest Things” segment was a hoot. This…

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Wally’s World

Last Thursday was a special day – and a wild one. Just ask Wally Schaaf. Imagine being 91 years old and deciding it was time to ride your first roller coaster … That’s exactly what he decided, and he did it big! That morning, I watched as Wally – a resident of Scenic Hills Care…

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The Letterman racket

Letterman ticket

It’s time to climb into our way-back machine. Ready? It’s August 6, 1995. Twenty years ago. Two decades. A score. Hot as blazes here in Santa Claus. The Raven is new and it’s a hit. And it’s a Sunday afternoon. Will passes along a call from two very excited local teachers. They’ve got tickets to…

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Season’s over, but the smiles linger on …

Happy Halloween Weekends are over, as is our 2014 season. Many thanks to all who visited us and filled our parks with laughter. This tweet from Sunday was the perfect way to end our 121 days of fun: Those smiles say it all! “@Aaron_Reece: @HolidayWorld thanks for the great day today!! pic.twitter.com/G3gyAiLLGL” — Holiday World…

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Inside one family’s car

You just never know what Google Alerts will toss into your Inbox. Or when. This video was posted last summer but only recently showed up as one of my scores of daily Google Alerts. It’s too cute not to share (with Daddy’s permission): Those lovable girls (from Fishers, Indiana) are Kailey on the left and…

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Forever friends

Of all the sights and sounds we offer, this is perhaps the sweetest of them all: Thank You @HolidayWorld for a fun vacation!!!! pic.twitter.com/pn6Btawzi6 — Chad/Shara Tragesser (@shara_chad) August 3, 2014

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Holiday World’s most “liked” photos from 2013

  It's that time of the year when we look back and remember special moments from the year. Here are the five most "liked" photos from our Facebook page in 2013. #5 is perfect for this time of year. It reminds us to appreciate the "little things" in life:   Post by Holiday World &…

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Once upon a time in Santa Claus Land

Ever wondered how many families have taken photos with our Santa statue over the years? It's a bunch, we know that much. This cute photo from March of 1976 (those little munchkins are Karena G. and Shannon P.) was posted on Instagram and is from our Santa Claus Land days.

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In the Graveyard with “the girls”

Somebody's career planning, thanks to her visit to Holiday World at the tender age of two. Her mom tells the story: I wanted to share with you how much my daughter loves the shows at Holiday World. Each time we came to Holiday World throughout the season, our 2 year old daughter has demanded to…

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A sweet Tweet

This just made me say, "Awwww…" The next-day "Holiday World hangover" http://t.co/kLdzQaHhK0 — Brad Ball (@Bradleycorn) September 3, 2013

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So true, so true …

This weather puts everyone in such a lovely mood! Nothing makes you feel more like a kid than running around with one at Holiday World #GreatDay #PerfectWeather — Sadie Hess (@shess1212) July 24, 2013

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