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.

Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Fall Glory

Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Fall Glory 1


The Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart are beautiful any time of the year.  But the fall foliage adds even more vibrant colors to the setting, gracing both the trees and the reflections in the garden’s tranquil waters.

The Garden of Villains, presented in conjunction with the Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum, will be on October 6 and 7.  This event will combine your favorite superheroes and villains and the fun of trick-or-treating in the natural beauty of the gardens.

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  • 62 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 68 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 89 Minutes to South Shore

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