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.

Ice Skating in Downtown Crown Point and Deep River Waterpark

Ice Skating in Downtown Crown Point and Deep River Waterpark


When summer fades, Deep River Waterpark undergoes a magical winter shift, turning into an inviting ice skating destination! The Ice Plaza welcomes skaters Thursday through Sunday, starting from late November through January, weather permitting. Don’t miss the Friday night “Skate the Soundtrack” to your favorite shows during December and January.

Between mid-November and early March, the City of Crown Point hosts ice skating rinks at Bulldog Park. These rinks are accessible whenever the ice reaches a solid, frozen state.

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  • 31 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 45 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 82 Minutes to Elkhart County

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