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.

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  • 3.  Chicago Street Theatre: 22 minutes to
  • 2.  Chesterton European Markets; 9 minutes to
  • 1.  Trail 2 at Indiana Dunes State Park; 13 minutes to
  • 4.  Lubeznik Center for the Arts; 6 minutes to
  • 5.  Old Lighthouse Museum; 28 minutes to
  • 6. LaPorte County Historical Society Museum; 59 minutes to
  • 7. Getaways Close to Home; nearby to
  • 8. Theatre and Entertainment; nearby to
  • 9. Date Nights in Restaurants and Bars; 25 minutes to
  • 10. Blue Gate Theatre;