Fall Color Spots in Indiana’s Cool North

The autumn foliage is about to burst into vibrant color.  You don't need to wait for the peak color to enjoy fall's spectacle; the early changing colors mixed with the contrast of the summer green makes for a stunning look.  If you are determined to wait for the peak color, keep watching around mid-October.   We've gathered some inspiration to help you discover where you can immerse yourself in the glorious colors of fall in Indiana's Cool North.

Fall Colors at Friendship Botanic Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens for Fall Colors


The Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City have over three miles of paved walking trails.  You can choose paths through the woodlands that will showcase the blazing fall colors, or paths in the well-maintained gardens, proudly showcasing their vibrant autumnal garb.

Lake Lucerne will reflect all the glorious fall colors in the serene waters.

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 18 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 44 Minutes to South Shore
  • 54 Minutes to Elkhart County

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