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.

Mascot Hall of Fame

The Coolest Museums in Northern Indiana


Mascot Hall of Fame is more than just a museum of collegiate and pro mascots.  It’s an interactive children’s museum that will keep your kids engaged and learning during your visit.

Exhibits like Phuzzical Education, Furry Arts and Science of Silliness promote fun while providing a learning environment.

End the visit at the Wacky Snacks food truck themed food service, with their hot eats and sweet treats.

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  • 35 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 48 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 87 Minutes to Elkhart County

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