Best Ways to Cool Off in Indiana’s Cool North

Summer is heating up! And just as the name Indiana's Cool North implies, we have places to help you keep cool!  There are a number of budget-friendly splash pads and beaches to take the kids.  If you like adventure, visit one of our waterparks or try paddling on one of our many river and water spots.  There's even a floating obstacle course in Lake Michigan. Make the most of the dog days of summer by finding some great places to cool down!

Shop Linton's Enchanted Gardens


Explore Linton’s Enchanted Gardens expansive indoor shopping space spanning over 50,000 square feet.  You’ll uncover a wide array of distinctive gifts, seasonal decorations, artisanal jewelry, trendy women’s fashion, and stylish accessories, including a large selection of Vera Bradley.

Whether you are shopping for your closet or your home, talented image consultants or interior designers will help you select the right style for you.

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 64 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 69 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 88 Minutes to South Shore

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