Cheerful Things to do in Indiana in Winter

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Indiana in winter is a delightful place to bundle up and make warm and fuzzy memories with the ones you love most.

Winterlights at Newfields take you through amazing light-covered gardens and an especially decked-out house!


Experience the old-world charm of Christmas in Germany at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt! This open-air holiday market exudes the festive ambiance of an authentic market and may be one of the coolest things to do!

German Christmas Market

This mere half-minute long thrill ride runs at a bone-chilling rate of 35-40 miles per hour- that’s some serious speed!

Pokagon Toboggan Run

What better place to uncover the holiday magic than the classically festive town of Santa Claus, Indiana? The name says it all- brimming with Christmas spirit and oodles of things to do over the holidays

Visit Santa Claus, Indiana

Witness the artful transformation of the elegant Seiberling Mansion into a gorgeous holiday home complete with a stunning collection of dozens of delightfully decorated trees spread across 20 rooms!

Christmas At The Seiberling

Perfect for enjoying a snowy day while still keeping warm, these igloos are toasty, private, and make for a wonderful place to sip a great glass of wine and munch on a decadent slice of artisan pizza over engaging conversations with friends.

Drink In An Igloo

You too can be “shushing” down the slopes at Paoli Peaks! Or you can be inside having a hot chocolate instead. Your call!

Hit The Slopes

Yellow Leaves
Jump Rope

Take a look at these cheerful things to do in Indiana in winter!