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?  

Ride the Kraken at Deep River Waterpark

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Deep River Waterpark in Crown Point offers thrilling aquatic adventures for all ages. With exhilarating slides, a relaxing lazy river, the KRAKEN 6-lane slide racer, and interactive play areas, it’s a splash-filled paradise. Families enjoy wave pools, ride the rapids, and bask in the sun, creating unforgettable memories in this vibrant, water-soaked wonderland. Fun flows freely all summer.

For information on nearby lodging and  Trip Ideas.  Request a destination guide for the South Shore.

  • 30 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 45 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 79 Minutes to Elkhart County

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