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.

Marquette Park

Marquette Park


Marquette Park at Miller Beach (Gary) along the shores of Lake Michigan, has recently been restored and is a welcoming spot for visitors.

Hiking in the Oak Savannah offers not only gorgeous fall colors, but also biodiversity that is found in few places.  Taking a walk allows you to look leisurely for the variety of plant and animal life that exist here.

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  • 21 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 35 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 74 Minutes to Elkhart County

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