Visit Noble County strives to create a space that is inclusive for all visitors. Below are some of the experiences that are modified for accessibility.
Arts & Culture
Fairy, Gnome, and Troll Doors
Explore the nooks and crannies of Noble County by finding the Fairy, Gnome, and Troll doors that are scattered throughout the county. Stop and read each creature’s story and share your experience using the hastag #VisitNoble.
What can you expect? Each door is located outside of a local business and can be accessed from the sidewalk at any time of the day. Street parking or a parking lot with handicap parking is available at each location.
The Strand Theatre
Catch a matinee at The Strand Theatre in downtown Kendallville. At this historic theatre, you can catch up on the latest major motion pictures for kids and adults. You can also grab a snack from the concessions and enjoy The Alley next door.
What can you expect? Street parking is available with accessible sidewalks in front of the building. A men and women’s bathroom is available with handicap stalls. Handicap seating is available for wheelchairs in the lower level of each theatre.
Noble County Libraries
Stop by a Noble County Library or the Kendallville Public Library and enjoy their many programs and adventures waiting to be had! You can reserve rooms for parties or organizational meetings at all library locations.
What can you expect? Each library has men, women, and family restrooms. Elevators allow for anyone to explore every aspect of the library. Handicap parking is located near each entrance and aisles are spacious for wheelchair access.
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Enjoy seeing and learning about the exotic animals that call Black Pine home. Black Pine strives to give displaced exotic animals a home for the REST of their lives.
What can you expect? Tour paths and the parking lot are paved. Men and women’s restrooms are available in their gift shop.
Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery
Learn about the art of perfume at one of the nations’s only perfumeries. These essential oil-based products are made in their Ligonier factory and shipped all over the world. Try your hand at the mixing bar and take home your own scent.
What can you expect? The shop floor and tour are paved and wheelchair friendly. There is a single stall (unisex) bathroom available in the shop.
Chain O’ Lakes State Park
Spend your day exploring trails, relaxing on the beach, or boating the many waterways at Chain O’ Lakes State Park. Utilize their all-terrain wheelchair for free and enjoy every adventure the park offers. Call ahead to ensure the wheelchair is available and ready for your adventure!
If you’re wanting to extend your stay at the park, there is an accessible family cabin available for overnight accommodations. It is equipped with a larger restroom, walk-in shower, and a screened in porch.
What can you expect? Each splash pad is paved and connected to a paved parking lot. There is additional seating away from water features. Each park has a men and women’s restroom with handicap stalls.
Explore the Noble Trails‘ Fishing Line Trail that is paved and extends from Kendallville to Rome City.
What can you expect? This trail runs through rural Noble County and restrooms are not readily available. There is a small portion of trail that is shared roadway south of Rome City and north of Kendallville.
St. James Restaurant
With strong German roots, St. James is home to a unique menu. Don’t miss their award-winning fried chicken, steak, and soup.
What can you expect? Ramps are available to get to the dining room with handicap stalls in the men and women’s restroom.
ONE10 West Main
Enjoy finer dining in Noble County at ONE10. Start the night off with fried brussel spouts and enjoy portobello mac and cheese or a main street burger! There’s something for everyone!
What can you expect? Tables are nicely spread apart to accommodate wheelchairs and a ramp leads into the restaurant. The men and women’s bathroom are small, single stall restrooms.
Albion Ale House
Enjoy custom brews, good pizza, and a perfect burger in a friendly atmosphere at the Albion Ale House.
What can you expect? The front entrance (off of State Road 9) is accessible for wheelchairs and lower tables allow for better accessibility. Restrooms are small, single stall.
This winery and brewery have unique indoor and outdoor seating with live music and a lively atmosphere.
What can you expect? Large, uni-sex bathrooms are available. Parking lot is gravel but the back patio is wooden.
Enjoy Greek pizza with infamous sauce and delicious garlic butter bread sticks.
What can you expect? The dining room is large with spread apart tables. A single stall men and women’s bathroom is available. The Main St. entrance has a ramp for wheelchair accessibility.
This Kendallville bakery has delicious goodies for any occasion! Stop in for lunch or grab afternoon ice cream.
What can you expect? Easy access from Main St into the shop. Tables leave plenty of space for wheelchairs. Restroom is located on the second floor.
This retro ice cream parlor is home to a variety of flavors and the biggest scoops you’ll see!
What can you expect? Easy accessibility from Main St. into the shop. Tables allow for wheelchair seating. Restrooms are small with single stalls.