Top 10 Must Grab Gifts in Indiana’s Cool North

Need to grab those gifts for the hard-to-shop-for individuals, or that unique gift for a special person? Northern Indiana is full of awesome shopping opportunities. From authentic, locally made treasures, to eclectic experiences you’ll only find in the Cool North.  See our Top 10 list that includes foods, pottery, passes to the Dune's parks, and the unique finds at artisan markets.

LaPorte WinterFest

January 24-29, 2023

Join us for a blast of winter fun! The events schedule for 2023 has not been released yet, but past festivals have included ice sculpture demonstrations,  family game night, family ceramics, “Snowball”  softball tournament, breakfast with the birds,  community snow angel gathering, and horse drawn  wagon rides.

Watch for the 2023 schedule soon!

For information on nearby lodging and  Deals and Packages   Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 26 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 35 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 48 Minutes to Elkhart County

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