Top 15 Local Favorites in Northern Indiana

History, festivals, and exquisite dining collide in Indiana’s Cool North. We asked locals to list their favorite attractions, activities, and events so you can get the most authentic experience possible on your visit to Northern Indiana. Whether you take in one or go for the full 15, you’ll learn just what makes our corner of the country so special.

Rise’n Roll Bakery and Deli — Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Middlebury

Trust us, you haven’t truly lived until you’ve tasted a Rise’n Roll donut. Yeast-raised, drizzled with homemade caramel icing, and topped with a gentle dusting of powdered sugar, it only takes one bite to see how Rise’n Roll grew from a front porch bakery stand to a blossoming Indiana franchise.

Step inside and feast your eyes upon rows and rows of freshly baked cookies, pies, breads, granola, and the Rise’n Roll’s famous crunches—buttery creations in varieties that include pecan, peanut, cashew, and chocolate. Stock up on treats to take home as gifts, or keep them all to yourself—who could blame you?

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