December 24, 2007
North Pole - Got Kids? If so, you certainly don't want to deprive them of this little pearl which NORAD (North American Defense Command) puts on every year.
Santa Tracker is a real time - interactive presentation that you and your kids can use to spot-check where Santa is during Christmas Eve. There is no log-in required, most computers can easily dispay the site features, and it's fun (especially for your kids).
I do recommend however that you log in early and STAY logged in. Traffic to the site increases as the evening progresses, and it becomes a little harder to get the site to load as it becomes jammed with hundreds of thousands of users around 7:30 to 11:00 pm.
GOOGLE EARTH teams up with Santa Tracker
This year, there's something new. Google Earth teams up with Santa Tracker to provide a Santa Tracker 3D experience. You must download Google Earth first and then launch the Google Earth Santa tracker program which is also on the NORAD Santa tracker site. All instructions are clearly displayed on the Santa Tracker interactive screen. It took me
If you do not have a computer, or if all efforts to log on fail, you can still get an update by telephone. It's TOLL FREE
Speak To NORAD Santa Tracker in person: 1-877-446-6723
Do not let the load time dissuade you. With a little effort, you'll get in. It's worth the effort, and your kids will absolutely love it!
How did Santa Tracker get started?
Many people know about Santa Tracker, but few people know the story of how NORAD got involved with this annual event. I found the answer on www.wisegeek.com. Check it out!
NORAD Tracks Santa - A Christmas Eve Tradition