Stellar spots for sightseeing across Indiana’s northern region, from Hollywood glory to Vegas-style thrills.
203 East Washington Street Fairmont, IN 46928
In actor James Dean’s hometown, find artifacts related to him and once owned by him at the Fairmount Historical Museum & Gift Shop, which also sponsors an annual James Dean Festival, complete with a lookalike contest and screenings of his movies, on the last full weekend of September.
1310 South Market StreetKokomo, IN 46902
Watch molten lava become gorgeous art glass at the Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, whose shop includes glimmering vases, bowls, paperweights, jewelry, lamps and much more.
1100 South Calhoun StreetFort Wayne, IN 46802
Lush seasonal displays, four outdoor gardens, an orchid-studded Tropical Garden and Sonoran Desert Garden make the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory worth a stop.
4500 Dan Patch CircleAnderson, IN 46013
Feel the thrill of it all at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, which houses more than 2,000 slots and electronic table games.
13756 State StreetGrabill, IN 46741
The Country Shops of Grabill include a flea market, old-time general store and tons of antiquing, all in the heart of Amish Country.
Paws for Thought505 West 3rd StreetMarion, IN 46952See showmegrantcounty.com for more locations.
Garfield the cartoon cat traces his roots to this county, where creator Jim Davis was born and raised. Today, you’ll find distinctive statues of the feline all throughout the county when you follow the Garfield Trail.
715 East Main StreetRichmond, IN 47374
A 10-foot-tall LEGO tower, built by a LEGO-certified architect along with local kids, welcomes you to Veach’s toy store. The old-fashioned, 16,000-square-foot shop has a huge selection of toys for kids of all ages.
2131 North Centerville RoadCenterville, IN 47330
What began in the owners’ basement in 1994 is now Warm Glow Candle Company, an 80,000-square-foot factory and store with 60 candle scents.
191 North Main StreetRoanoke, IN 46783
Experience true farm-to-fork dining at Joseph Decuis, the only restaurant in the U.S. raising its own Wagyu beef the traditional Japanese way.
Intersection of US 33 and SR 109Wolf Lake, IN 46796
Step back in time and visit the Luckey Hospital Museum, a unique rural Indiana hospital that served locals from 1929 to 1957.