Top 10 Waterfront Getaways

Water is never far away in Indiana's Cool North.  And we have so much more than Lake Michigan; there's also smaller lakes, rivers and ponds that offer a myriad of water opportunities, including fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Some are ADA accessible.  Find your place to cool off or just relax from the list below.  

Indiana Dunes Apple Festival

Apple Orchard


September 18-19, 2021


This family-friendly event features activities such as free tractor pulled hayrides, a Kid’s Corner with games and crafts and even apple-chucking catapults. You can help make cider using an apple press, learn how to cook apples for applesauce and apple butter, and taste the final products.  You can also purchase lunch or a snack from one of several food vendors and a farm stand market featuring local produce. Enjoy your treats while listening to local musicians on stage and the Northwest Indiana Storytellers.   Explore the historic farmhouse and then check out the resident animals in the barn and chicken coop.

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  • 21 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 63 Minutes to Elkhart County
  • 95 Minutes to Shipshewana

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