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.

Duneland Beach Inn - A Beautifully Restored 1920's Inn

For 90 years, this cozy inn tucked in the woods just a block from Lake Michigan has been welcoming guests. They come for the delicious local food, including fresh Great Lakes fish, as well as beer and spirits served at the restaurant and bar. Even better, you can spend the night in one of the eight guest rooms, all with private baths and two with two-person whirlpools. The inn claims its own private beach on Lake Michigan, making it the perfect escape for couples longing for a quiet weekend.



Learn More