Top 15 Outstanding Things to Do

Want to make the most of your precious vacation time when you travel to Indiana’s Cool North? Check out our top 15 things to do that are anything but ordinary. Of course this is just a sampling of all the awesome attractions and activities our region has to offer. What will you discover when you visit us?

Railway Garden at Gabis Arboretum

Hiking at Gabis Arboretum

May 1 to Sept 30, 2023

The highlight of your trip to the Gabis Arboretum will likely be visiting the award-winning Railway Garden.

This outdoor garden-scale model train spans nearly a full acre and is sure to amaze both kids and adults! Learn all about the history of steam engines in America.  With 30 handcrafted bridges, more than 500 varieties of plants, and six water features, it’s  incredibly beautiful.

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  • 33 Minutes to South Shore
  • 43 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 82 Minutes to Elkhart County

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