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.

Friendship Botanic Garden

 

The Friendship Botanic Garden is a secret garden of 105 acres of woodlands, beautiful formal gardens and statues. The Gardens offer an extensive selection of nature and wildlife  as well as great playground equipment in the ArcelorMittal Children’s Garden.  Kids can try out a hydraulic hand pump, and explore a special plot featuring flowers and herbs chosen for their senses of smell, touch and sight.

 

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  • 5 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 45 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 57 Minutes to Elkhart County

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