Located within the Little America Hotel, every year the North Pole Experience brings Santa and his workshop to Flagstaff, Arizona. The experience is a 1 hour and 45-minute journey that includes a trolley bus ride to the North Pole, where kids meet Santa and attend the Elf University. eat cookies with Mrs. Claus, see Santa’s sleigh and enjoy the holiday season. Day packages and evening packages are available. The experience is offered late November through late December.