Top 15 Outstanding Things to Do

Want to make the most of your precious vacation time when you travel to Indiana’s Cool North? Check out our top 15 things to do that are anything but ordinary. Of course this is just a sampling of all the awesome attractions and activities our region has to offer. What will you discover when you visit us?

Northern Indiana Art and Earth Trail – One-of-a-kind getaways await

Get ready for a journey of discovery in Northern Indiana that will take you to places that others might overlook. Northern Indiana has a rich and diverse culture of artisans, crafters and farmers, and the Art and Earth Trail perfectly showcases these nowhere-else-to-be-found treasures.

The seven loops of the trail sweep from Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes, to areas known for sparkling inland lakes, past the Golden Dome of Notre Dame, and onto roads where horse-drawn Amish buggies seem to outnumber cars.

Discover a genuine getaway in Indiana’s Cool North. Shake the hand of a crafter who creates unique works, and talk to a farmer while you pick his blueberries. Settle into historic bed-and-breakfasts and inns. Taste foods authentic to the region and sample its abundant bounty including apples, cheese, and artisan breads at farmers’ markets, u-pick farms, and festivals. Explore Northern Indiana’s rich history. Discover trails Native Americans first walked and the mansions of visionaries who built entrepreneurial empires on their dreams.

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