Top 10 Waterfront Spots in Indiana’s Cool North

There's an abundance of water in Indiana's Cool North.   We often think of the big lakes, but there are also many smaller lakes, rivers and waterways that provide water activities that are never far from where ever you are!  Whether you like to be active in the water, or just listen to the relaxing sound of water, here's our Top 10 list. Check out 25 other outdoor activities here and many include water!  

July 4th Parades & Fireworks in Michigan City & LaPorte

July 4th Parades & Fireworks in Michigan City & LaPorte


July 2 & 4, 2022

So many ways to celebrate the 4th of July! The Michigan City Patriotic Parade is on July 2,  while LaPorte holds their 76th annual parade on July 4.

End your July 4 holiday with the spectacular fireworks displays on July  4;  over the lake at Washington Park in Michigan City or with a LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra concert at Fox Memorial Park in LaPorte.

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  • 32 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 65 Minutes to Elkhart County
  • 88 Minutes to Shipshewana

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