Indiana September 24, 2019
8 Destinations Way Up North In Indiana That Are So Worth The Drive
Some of the best things to do in Indiana are way up at the top of the state. Check out these eight northern destinations for a fun filled weekend or several days of fun.
Whether you like museums, outdoor fun, or shopping, this list will have something for you. Scroll on for more details.
1. Hall of Heroes Super Hero Museum
Celebrating decades of comic book history, this cool spot features more than 60,000 comic books, 10,000 toys and props, and more than 100 pieces of original art from all your favorite comics. It resembles the Hall of Justice and is filled top to bottom with rare and collectible items. Learn more about it
Address: 58005 County Road 105, Elkhart, IN, 46517
2. The Mid American Windmill Museum
This little-known museum has been in business since 1992 and features more than 50 windmills on display. One of the most unique of Illinois' northern destinations, it is home to old photos, interactive displays, and many other exhibits.
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Address: 732 South Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville, IN, 46755
3. Pokagon State Park
One of the most popular state parks on the north side of the state, this place is a must-visit any time of the year. It is home to a toboggan slide, a lodge-style hotel, a lake with beaches, and a plethora of different hiking trails.
Address: 450 Lane 100 Lake James, Angola, IN, 46703
4. Studebaker National Museum
In business since 2005, this museum celebrates 150 years of car-making in Indiana. There are more than 30 antique vehicles on display in this 55,000-square-foot-space in addition to other historic relics. Get more details about it
Address: 201 Chapin Street, South Bend, IN, 46601
5. Indiana Dunes National Park
Taking up 15,000 acres and stretching across 15 miles of Lake Michigan's shore, this state park is not only one of the best northern destinations in the state, it is one of the best parks in the nation. Climb sand dunes, hike trails, ride horses, and enjoy the beach all in one place. Learn more about it
Address: 1215 North State Road 49, Porter, IN, 46304
6. Turkey Lake Restaurant & Tavern
This remote fish joint is so wonderful it does not even have to advertise. In business for decades, this hot spot is well-known for its homemade tarter sauce, freshly fried fish, and house salad dressing.
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Address: 3600 South 1150 East, LaGrange, IN, 46761
7. Shiojiri Niwa
A piece of paradise is tucked away right here in Indiana, and if you love gardens, you'll absolutely adore this one. Bridges, benches, boulders, zen gardens, tea gardens, and more make this Japanese garden a tranquil wonder. Learn more about it
Address: 1000 East Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka, IN, 46544
8. Beef Jerky Outlet
Though there are more than 100 locations of this store in the county, this location opened in 2018 and has been popular ever since. It sells more than 100 different types and styles of jerky that you can't find anywhere else in the state.
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Address: 127 Lighthouse Place, Michigan City, IN, 46360
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What other northern destinations in Indiana do you love? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.