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.

Festival of the Lakes

July 12-16, 2023

Festival of the Lakes is five days of fun on Wolf Lake, Lake George and Lake Michigan.

In addition to the music concerts, the Festival of the Lakes offers a wide variety of family fun; carnival rides, boat rides, the Fishing Derby and Polka Party.  And of course the food!

For information on nearby lodging and  Getaway Packages    Request a destination guide for the South Shore.

  • 27 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 41 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 82 Minutes to Elkhart County

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