Local Favorites in Indiana’s Cool North

When seeking out the best places, always consult the locals!   And that holds especially true in Indiana's Cool North.  The locals know the best places to eat and enjoy life, including those surprising secrets in the region! Why not check out some of these places firsthand?  

Nappanee Apple Festival - With the 7 Foot Apple Pie

Lively Summer Festivals Spell Fun Across Indiana’s Cool North 3


September 19-22, 2024

The Nappanee Apple Festival celebrates autumn with an abundance of all things apple. From apple pie (including a 7 foot one!) to caramel apples and beyond, this lively event features food vendors, arts and crafts, parades, and entertainment, attracting apple enthusiasts and families for a weekend of festive fun and community spirit.

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  • 73 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 78 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 97 Minutes to South Shore

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