Top 15 Local Favorites in Northern Indiana

History, festivals, and exquisite dining collide in Indiana’s Cool North. We asked locals to list their favorite attractions, events, and activities so you can get the most authentic experience possible on your visit to Northern Indiana. Whether you take in one or go for the full 15, you’ll learn just what makes our corner of the country so special.

Arbor Hill Inn and Guest House – A Romantic Retreat with a Touch of Southern Hospitality

This stunning, white-pillared bed-and-breakfast might remind you of an elegant mansion in the Old South, but don’t be fooled—Arbor Hill is proud to call Indiana’s Cool North home. Originally built in 1910, the inn provides a romantic glimpse of the past, coupled with all the modern amenities you’ve come to expect from a luxury accommodation.

12 beautifully decorated rooms feature flickering fireplaces and oversized whirlpool tubs perfect for a romantic retreat. Indulge in a gourmet four-course dinner by candlelight in the dining room, or hit the town for some adventure—Arbor Hill is located just minutes away from Lake Michigan. Forget about setting a morning alarm; after a good night’s rest, you’ll wake gently to the smell of freshly-brewed coffee and sizzling bacon—you might even forget to sleep in.

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