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, activities, and events 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.

Coppes Commons — History and specialty shops merge

This historic attraction was originally the factory for a leading manufacturer of the famous “Hoosier Cabinet” at the turn of the century.  The rambling brick building now houses a variety of specialty shops offering locally-made, handcrafted and freshly-baked items. Visit the cabinet museum to get a glimpse of the history of the Coppes Kitchens.  Watch ice-cream treats freeze before your eyes with liquid nitrogen; sample 50 flavors of gourmet popcorn; buy fresh baked goods, cheeses, hot BBQ and bulk foods; or search for treasure in our antique mall.

 

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