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.

Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

 

Take a trip back through history at Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm. Bailly Homestead is named for Joseph Bailly, the first known non-native region resident, who set up a fur-trading post here in 1882.

The restored Chellberg Farm looks much like it did in the 1800s and is the home to several farm animals including chickens and cows.

The sites connected by the Little Calumet River Trail and are a short hike from one another.

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  • 20 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 56 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 67 Minutes to Elkhart County

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