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.

The Blue Heron Inn - Peace and Serenity on Pine Lake

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the historic Blue Heron Inn on Pine Lake in LaPorte.  Eight beautiful rooms are available, with different features and views of the lake, the pool or the park.  Some rooms include fireplaces and spa tubs. The exception service and experiences is what makes the Blue Heron stand out!

When you are ready to dine, you won’t need to go far. The T-Bones Pier 11 is a classic steak house on site, serving seafood, pasta and steaks.   The Boardwalk Beach Bar and Grill is also available seasonally on the platform overlooking Pine Lake.  They servc margaritas, beers on tap, and a little menu.

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