Steuben County, Indiana offers year-round recreational opportunities. Enjoy a ride down Indiana’s only refrigerated toboggan at Pokagon State Park. The park on Lake James has hiking trails, camping, a nature center, boat rentals and the 137-room Potawatomi Inn. Find unique shopping in quaint downtowns and at The Shops at Fremont. End the day at one of Steuben County’s hotels. Special hotel and lodging packages are available throughout the year.
Pokagon State Park, nestled on the shores of Lake James, is a picturesque 1,260-acre park in extreme northeast Indiana complete with beaches, an interpretive nature center, cross country skiing, hiking trails, boat rental and guided horse rides plus the state’s only refrigerated toboggan. Potawatomi Inn offers two restaurants, library, cabin suites, gift shop and indoor pool. The Trine State Recreation Area is also a part of Pokagon State Park. The 186 acres are steeped in natural and cultural history. Family cabins plus the Wild Turkey Shelter are available to rent.
Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve features 400 acres of rolling Indiana prairie, natural waterways, lakes and birds and is home to approximately 250 bison. Tours are available via an open-air vehicle. There’s a bed and breakfast and gift shop plus spring and fall rendezvous events.
Everything from fine dining to meals served in historic surroundings can be found in Steuben County. Before your meal, take a ride on a 1940’s era steam locomotive and learn more about its remarkable history and ties to Indiana. A variety of new trips are planned in 2023.
With direct-from-the-manufacturer stores including Coach, American Eagle and Under Armour, The Shops at Fremont offer convenient shopping at discounted prices. In the afternoon, visit award-wining Satek Winery for fun wine tastings.
Many overnight options are available, from campgrounds to hotels to inns.
Spend the day at Pokagon State Park, seasonally enjoy the toboggan run or rent a boat on Lake James. There’s also hiking, camping and a nature center.
Pokagon offers so much, two days are needed! On your second day, explore the adjacent Trine State Recreation Area.
Take the family to Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve for a tour via the open-air vehicle. Enjoy dinner along the Foodie Trail.
Spend the day browsing through our many antique shops, both in downtown Angola and throughout the county.
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