North Pole, Alaska: Santa Claus House and Giant Santa Team Field Report

101 Saint Nicholas Drive, North Pole, AK
East of Fairbanks, at milepost 14 of the Richardson Hwy.
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Santa Claus statue stares at Naughty or Nice list in his gloved hand.

Santa Claus House and Giant Santa
A gift shop and town (with street lights shaped like candy canes) dedicated to Christmas, with all the trimmings, including the North Pole, live reindeer and the World's Largest Santa. Report... [12/03/2017]

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Santa Claus statue.

Santa Claus House and Statue

The Santa Claus statue has been moved to the parking lot while renovations are going on. The shop has a lot of Christmas items, as well as apparel.

[Rose, 09/24/2017]

Santa Land wall mural.

Santa Claus House and Statue

Worth the stop -- lots of souvenirs.

[Trinity, 01/22/2010]

And souvenirs make great Christmas gifts!

Large Santa statue stands atop large colorfully wrapped gift box in the snow.

Santa Claus Statue

Thought the Santa at North Pole's Santa Claus House deserved his own photo.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 04/13/2007]

Guinness has recognized this Santa as the World's Largest: 42 feet tall on an 8-foot base. According to legend, he was built for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and weighs 900 pounds.

Man in yellow t-shirt and red suspenders stands beneath banner

North Pole - Photo Opportunity

A couple of painted panels form a very colorful reminder of the town of North Pole. It's right behind the visitor center across from the Santa house.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 09/11/2006]

We like that, even in Alaska, you must resort to painted plywood to complete the North Pole illusion.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Candy Cane ArchCandy Cane Arch, North Pole, AK - < 1 mi.
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In the region:
Aurora Express: Sleep in a Train, Fairbanks, AK - 19 mi.

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