Argos is a quaint town settled in the southern part of Marshall County where the locals know each other by name. The Town of Argos is the host of the Marshall County 4-H Fair year after year and offers two beautiful parks for everyone to enjoy.
The Argos Community Park has two great playgrounds, a splash pad, sledding hill, soccer fields and baseball fields for everyone to enjoy. A scenic walk through the wetlands lets you be surrounded by natures and is always a pleasurable experience.
Memorial Park includes a playground and pavilions for family picnics. The park is located just south of Downtown Argos and is walking distance to family owned restaurants and shopping to make your trip complete.
The city of Plymouth, located along U.S. 30 and U.S. 31 is host to the Marshall County Blueberry Festival which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. We are also celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial. Plymouth is one of the stops for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay.
If relaxing is on your agenda, we have many lakes you can cast a line in, a spa where you can enjoy a massage, a barn quilt tour that will take you throughout the area and even Moon Tree Studio that is settled in quiet, peaceful surroundings.
Swan Lake Resort, nestled in 500 acres of Indiana countryside is sure to please you with their cabins, villas, hotel, cottages, and suites with beautiful views of the gorgeous golf course and landscaping. Dickies at Swan Lake offers delicious meals and cold beverages any time of the day!
Plymouth is home to many parks scattered around town. Centennial Park offers a wonderful wood castle-like playground along with a public pool, dog park, baseball fields, softball fields, and basketball courts. River Park Square offers a splash pad for those hot days. Most weekends in the summer our amphitheater offers live musical and theatrical performances. It is also home to the Plymouth Farmer’s Market which takes place on Saturday mornings from May through October. Freedom Park, Plymouth’s newest park, offers softball fields and a playground that is designed for children of all abilities to enjoy.
There are many historical landmarks that you can visit if you are a history buff, like the Chief Menominee Monument. The Marshall County Historical Museum is home to many historical artifacts that came from Plymouth and the surrounding towns in Marshall County.
Plymouth’s historic downtown is a sight to see no matter the season and offers visitors and community members alike, a place to shop like Retro Girl, Treat’s Squire Shoppe, and Boonees Primitives. There are many delicious restaurants to choose from including our Brass Rail, Opie’s Deli, Yolanda’s Mexican Restaurant, and even two pizza places to choose from, Granny’s and Pizza Bills.
We hope you’ll spend a night or two, here in Plymouth. We have the beautiful Ev and Jaynes Bed and Breakfast, which sits on the main road along with The Blarney Stone restaurant with a delicious menu to choose from. There are also hotel options such as Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn, or Super 8.
No matter what you are looking for, you are bound to find it here in Plymouth.
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Just south on Highway 17 from Plymouth, as you arrive close to Culver, you’ll see the Black Horse Corral where the Culver Military Academy houses their majestic horses. CMA is one of the nation’s most premier college prep schools with students from all over the world. With over 1800 acres to the campus, the classroom isn’t just inside.
Culver is a small lake town that is settled around Lake Maxinkuckee, which is the heart of the town. Here you will find shopping, food, a beach, water sports, boating, swimming and some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets that you’ll ever see. Mystic Hills Golf Course is also a great recreational choice when visiting Culver. Try your hand on the only Pete Dye course in Marshall County whether you are a serious golfer or do it just for fun, a day at the course can take your stress away.
Along the shore of the lake, you will find Culver Cove Resort and Conference Center. This is a great place for meetings, weddings or just a relaxing weekend on the lake. Lakehouse Grille can be found across from the lake and offers delicious meals for family dinners or date night with your loved one. Lakehouse Grille also offers outside dining as well as a bar for those who are old enough to enjoy an enjoyable drink after a day on the lake. Papa’s, is a wonderful restaurant that offers pizza as well as other enjoyable entrée’s such as steaks, pork chops and pasta dishes.
If you are a person who loves history, the grand train station and The Original Root Beer stand are two landmarks that you should visit while visiting in Culver. The root beer stand still offers car hop service and food brought to your window, just like back in the day.
Culver offers visitors year round festivals starting in February with Winter Fest and going through November with Christmas in Culver. If you are big into fireworks, visiting Culver during Lake Fest is a must as there is nothing more amazing then watching fireworks while sitting on the beach with family and friends.
There is a lot of heart in Culver although one of Marshall County’s smaller towns, it is one of the most popular ones. Enjoy your morning with a coffee from the Culver Coffee Company and end in the same place after a long day of fun with a glass of wine by the fireplace, a perfect spot to unwind.
Just a few minutes northeast of Plymouth sits beautiful downtown Bremen. A gorgeous lake and two campgrounds are available for you to enjoy.
There are numerous play areas for the children including, Janes Park. Our parks are a wonderland of fun for all ages, including a sledding hill for those snowy winter months.
We’re delighted to be a part of history this year, as the Indiana Bicentennial Torch will be stopping in our town. A historical town whistle will be brought back to life, and as in the olden days, it will be sounded off three times a day, beginning January 1st. Come join us at our Fireman’s Festival that includes a fabulous parade and fireworks that can’t be beat.
Bremen is holding its Oktoberfest this year to coincide with the Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch arrival. It will be a two day event with everything you would imagine an Oktoberfest to be. We’ll have a movie in the park, all sorts of German food, quilt shows, and so much more.
Oh, and when you get hungry, don’t forget to stop by The Wooden Peel and try the Award Winning Pizza that was voted # 1 in Northern Indiana. Bremen also is home to cuisine including Chinese, Mexican, and more!
Just down the road is Rentown, which is an Amish community, home to several stores such as Rentown Country Store, a clock shop, and a quilting shop. Rentown Country Store offers Amish inspired food including homemade noodles, housewares, gifts, and they bake around 300 cookies every day, for customers and visitors alike. There’s also a cheese shop which offers over 80 varieties. They even have a ceremony when a 1000 pound block of cheese gets sliced into 2 and a half pound blocks. Rentown also hosts an event which is called Rentown Old Fashion Days celebrating its sixth year. There will be rides, fried pies, homemade hamburgers and ice cream for the kid in you. The Antique steam tractors, rug weaving, and wood carving are just a few of the old time fun things you will find during the event.
When you make the choice to unwind, Bremen may be just the place for you to enjoy an hour, a day or even two.
As you travel east down the Historical Lincoln Highway from Plymouth, you will come to the quaint town of Bourbon. This small community once belonged to the Potawatomi Indians with trails running from South Bend to Bourbon.
Bourbon has obtained phenomenal growth through the years and yet has kept the small town feel and quality of life it has always had.
The Community Park of Bourbon offers a splash pad, basketball, playground and corn hole courts along with a pavilion for family fun.
A great place to stop while visiting picturesque Bourbon is Sit Park, located on Main Street downtown. The folks of Bourbon remember their history in a memorial to the Old Town Pump located near the gazebo in this park.
Potawatomi Wildlife Park is just south of Bourbon and welcomes visitors with a field of sunflowers and a nature center to explore. The Park is a great way to get some fresh air while walking the marked trails around the water, through the woods. Generations of families return every year for the park’s fun filled fishing derby
Along U.S. 31 and U.S. 6, in the northern most part of Marshall County, you will find the small, quiet town of La Paz. There are about 600 citizens who call La Paz home.
Blueberries reign king in Marshall County, and nowhere is it more apparent than in this community, which is home to Tillman’s Farms (formerly Pertics Blueberry Plantation), a popular stop for people who want to pick their own fruit or buy already harvested berries. For visitors who grew up in a small town, this tiny burg with a big grain elevator might recall your youth.
La Paz may be small, but you’ll still find some wonderful home-style cooking in the local restaurants.