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.

Das Dutchman Essenhaus

 

Discover a pleasant surprise in Northern Indiana Amish Country at the Essenhaus where the Miller family is dedicated to providing each guest warm hospitality in a wholesome environment. At the Essenhaus campus you can dine family style at Indiana’s largest restaurant celebrating its 50th anniversary, shop at the Village Shops and stay at the Inn where you can enjoy the pool and relax by the indoor fireplace or outdoor fire pits. Fun for the whole family also includes carriage rides, mini golf and bike rentals.

 

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    • 71 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 69 Minutes to Michigan City
    • 13 Minutes to Shipshewana

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