Top 10 Outdoor Dining Places

Summer has arrived, and the outdoor dining options are endless.  Indiana's Cool North has many places to choose from; here are ten of our top choices. Looking for other dining ideas?  Check out our Top 15 Unique Eats.

Washington Park Zoo


Washington Park Zoo


Fall is always a great time to visit the Washington Park Zoo; the weather is cooler and the animals are more active.  Get your fall visit in before they close for the winter.

Make sure Boo at the Zoo:  October 23, 2021 is on your schedule! A safe trick-or-treating experience for your ghosts and goblins! Area businesses sponsor booths along the decorated zoo paths and hand out candy to the kids.


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  • 17 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 46 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 57 Minutes to Elkhart County

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