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The Northern Indiana Art & Earth Trail

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The Art & Earth Trail
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Along the beaten path of Northern Indiana are some of the state’s best kept secrets…until now. The Art and Earth Trail provides visitors with unique experiences at some of Indiana’s most unique attractions, shops and restaurants. All waiting to be discovered and unraveled by you! The various routes of the encompassing trail take visitors to off-the-beaten-path places and little-known surprises waiting to be discovered.

The Art and Earth Trail includes seven detailed driving loops within the trail (one per county). These loops showcas the “rich and diverse heritage” of artisans, crafters and farmers alike in the area and guarantee uniqueness to each its own with each destination hit in its path.

The loops have adjoining points that offer visitors the opportunity to create their own trail. Below are the individual loop names. Our staff has created a trip idea based on each loop. Click on the name to discover what awaits.

Dunes Loop (Chesterton)
Michigan City-LaPorte Loop
Notre Dame Loop (South Bend/Mishawaka)
Time to Unwind Loop (Plymouth/Culver)
Heritage Trail Loop (Elkhart/Goshen)
Lakes Loop (Warsaw/Winona)
Shipshewana Loop

For more information on the Art and Earth Trail see their website .

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