Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1-7, right here in Noble County, Indiana! Noble County is a remarkable destination for all ages. In the heart of the Midwest, Indiana’s natural paradise awaits you. The region is home to 117 Lakes, more than any other neighboring county, making it a prime destination for boating, kayaking, biking, golf getaways, trails, nature preserves, and other outdoor activities. Explore Noble County and be rejuvenated by nature!

Hundreds of beautiful photos have been captured throughout the county, so bring your camera as you paddle eight connected lakes and watch the sun set at Chain O’ Lakes State Park. Explore the Mid-America Windmill Museum. Become a birdwatcher by visiting three of Indiana’s 14 Bird Towns. Embrace Mother Nature at the Gene Stratton-Porter Historic Site.

Videos recommendations:

Mid-America Windmill Museum Video
Gene Stratton Porter Historic Site Video

Doc’s Fox mural, downtown Albion, IN

Aspiring Artist or Adventurer?

While in Noble, enjoy more than 40 original murals and other public artworks. Watch films at the historic Stand Theater, the oldest operating theatre in Indiana! Enjoy drinks at one of our local breweries or area wineries. Discover vintage finds on Kendallville’s Antiques Trail. You can even tie the knot at  Sylvan Cellars Event Center and Tasting Room!

Public Art, scenic outdoor adventures, paddles, and pints! Can you say cheers to the great outdoors?

Do you have a desire for something more “exotic”?

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion provides refuge to over 90 displaced, captive-raised exotic animals. They offer a variety of educational programs that will enhance your knowledge of exotic and endangered species and encourage responsible pet ownership. Animal residents include big and small cats, canines, bears, primates, birds, and reptiles.

Video recommendation: Black Pine Animal Sanctuary Video

Craving a campfire?

Noble County is an ideal location for camping get-a-way for your family, with friends, or that special someone! Throughout the county are cabins & campgrounds. Whether you prefer traditional tent camping or glamping in a tricked-out RV, or just cozying up in a cabin, there is something right for you! Our Cabins & Campgrounds information will help you choose. Local favorites include Bixler Lake Campground in Kendallville and Chain O Lakes State Park in Albion!

Video recommendation: Chain O Lakes State Park

Noble County is home to lots of camping options
Fairy, gnome & troll homes
Find Fairy, Gnome & Troll homes across the county

Wishing for something magical?

Participate in the Fairy, Gnome & Troll Festival in Kendallville on May 21. Greater still, find all the Fairy, Gnome & Trolls who call our community home!

Noble County is awash in magical creatures! Find 75 fairy and gnome homes through Adventure Noble County. Get active as a family as you search for hidden doors and learn about the inhabitants.

 Sports and recreation more your speed?

The county is home to award-winning golf courses, miles of trails, new disc golf courses, and other outdoor fun, making it a great place to stay active. Check out the Noble Trails for running, walking, and biking; Play ball at the Kendallville Outdoor Sports Complex, or T-off with Great Indiana Golf at Cobble Stone & Noble Hawk Golf Courses!

Video recommendation:  Great Indiana Golf Video

Feeling Farm to Fork?

Take a tour of Noble County farms and orchards. Explore pumpkins, sunflowers, and hayrides this summer & fall. Noble County has deep roots in agriculture and is home to more 1,000-acre farms than any other county in the region. Set up a tour to learn how food is grown and enjoy tastings of locally produced products.

Video recommendation: Farm to Fork Video

Noble County is home to several farms and orchards open to the public!

Committed to make a Community Connection?

Kick off spring and the tourism season by participating in the annual Tri-State Bluegrass Festival coming to Kendallville over Memorial Day weekend. This popular festival has brought people from near and far together for over 40 years!

Whether you are a first-time or regular visitor, enjoy the many opportunities to taste, touch, and Be Noble at any of our community events and festivals.

Fishing Line Trail

Come and celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week with us this May and enjoy a remarkable destination where nature awaits you. Need help planning your trip? Contact us! 

Video recommendation: Be Noble, Live, Work, & Play.