Actually, Santa Claus House is just south of North Pole on the AK highway, if I remember my geography correctly from living nearby 30 years ago.
There were no good places to stop between Delta Junction and Fairbanks back then except for the Elf's Den (pizza). In fact, there were no places back then for a quick stop.
Good luck with your new venture. Keep us posted.
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