Save the gas or money from a plane ticket and plan your spring break stay-cation in your own backyard! Noble County is home to back road adventures, outdoor recreation opportunities and eateries that will accommodate your whole family.

Back Road Adventures

Gene Stratton-Porter, located on Sylvan Lake, is home to beautiful gardens, Gene’s cabin and trails that lead you out to a lake view. The rich history and nature preserves are bound to make you stop by the gift shop and pick up one of Gene’s books.

Visit the City of Ligonier and take a walking tour of their 30+ murals located around the city. These murals express the history of the city and surrounding areas. While you are at it, read about the local artists who contributed to these beautiful works of art.

If that’s not enough, stop by one of our many Farm to Fork partners to grab some local produce and learn about agriculture and where your food comes from.

Outdoor Recreation

Want to pick up biking or hiking? Looking for ways to explore the outdoors of Noble County but need accessibility accommodations? Download our map of the Noble Trails! Noble Trails is a set of trails laid throughout Noble County that are paved for biking and accessibility.

Visit Chain O’Lakes, a state park right here in Noble County! The state park is open year-round with trails for hiking or cross-country skiing in the winter. When the weather is nice you can swim, kayak or canoe one of their 13 interconnected lakes.

Maybe you are looking for a nice afternoon adventure where the kids can play and you can catch up with friends. Then visit one of our many wonderful city parks with a variety of playsets and imaginative adventures waiting to happen. View a map of our city parks here.


WhatchamaCakes is a great place to wind down your afternoon adventure. Stop in for a cup of coffee, a piece of cake or a homemade cookie.

110 West Main, located in Albion, is a unique eatery with traditional burgers and out-of-this-world mushroom mac and cheese. With a quiet atmosphere, 110 West Main is a great place for a lunch meeting or a night out.

For an adult night out, visit one of our many wineries and breweries. Noble County is home to finely crafted beers and decadently aged wines. For more information about these locations click here.

There are adventures waiting to happen and memories to be made. Take time this spring break to explore the local area. If you need assistance in planning any of these adventures, please contact us by email: info@visitnoblecounty.com.

Categories: Uncategorized