"The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads."

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Sorry, Clement Clarke Moore. The children likely were not snuggled in bed. The better bet is that they were peeking through the staircase rails while holding back giggles as they did their very best to catch a glimpse of old St. Nick.

Any parent will tell you that even the bribe of gifts in the morning or the threat that Santa won't visit if little ones don't go to sleep isn't always enough to lull children to sleep on Christmas Eve because the excitement is far too much.

Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY via Facebook
Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY via Facebook
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A visit to Santa's North Pole Workshop might curb your child's appetite to stay up late to see Santa and it will most definitely help your family create special memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Santa's North Pole Workshop is only a few hours away in North Pole, New York, which sits in New York State's Adirondack Park not very far from Lake Placid.

Since 1929, Santa's North Pole Workshop has been entertaining families on weekends where kids can create their own ornaments to decorate the Christmas tree, get a glimpse into Santa's workshop, take in caroling, storytelling, a train ride, and magic show, and so much more including some special time with Santa himself.

Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY via Facebook
Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY via Facebook
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There are still a few weekends left to explore Santa's North Pole Workshop, so, if you've been thinking about sneaking in a special Christmas-themed family mini-getaway, you'll want to act fast.

Visit Northpoleny.com to learn how you can make this holiday season extremely magical for your kids.

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