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.

Washington Park Zoo

 

Washington Park Zoo, opening April 1, is located along the shores of Lake Michigan right next to the city’s Washington Park. Animal lovers and nature enthusiasts will find plenty to love about the zoo in Michigan City —located on 15 acres near Lake Michigan. You’ll have the pleasure of seeing over 90 different species of animals, including Bengal tigers, bald eagles, grizzly bears, and otters, just to name a few  The zoo houses more than 90 species from all over the world.

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    • 20 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 61 Minutes to Elkhart County
    • 86 Minutes to Shipshewana

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