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 Gardens - so much to do!

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There is so much to do at Friendship Botanic Gardens.  As spring flowers bloom this vibrant garden setting is a great place to practice your yoga with an experienced instructor, or walk your dog.

You can also enjoy the gardens by scheduling a walking or cart tour with a board or staff member.

Bring the kids along, because there’s  a great play area and an educational garden.

For information on nearby lodging and  Deals and Packages   Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 19 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 46 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 55 Minutes to Elkhart County

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