Ultimate Guide to Summer Family Fun

Summer family fun in Indiana's Cool North bursts with excitement. Families can splash in lake waters, explore sandy beaches, and hike through scenic trails. Museums, farms and waterparks and splash pads add to the vibrant atmosphere. Whether kayaking, biking, or simply enjoying picnics in lush parks, unforgettable memories are made under the summer sun.

Nappanee Apple Festival - With the 7 Foot Apple Pie

Lively Summer Festivals Spell Fun Across Indiana’s Cool North 3


September 19-22, 2024

The Nappanee Apple Festival celebrates autumn with an abundance of all things apple. From apple pie (including a 7 foot one!) to caramel apples and beyond, this lively event features food vendors, arts and crafts, parades, and entertainment, attracting apple enthusiasts and families for a weekend of festive fun and community spirit.

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  • 73 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 78 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 97 Minutes to South Shore

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