Patoka Lake

Go Now: Five Great Indiana Lakes

Be advised, though: Properties right on the water don’t come on the market very often. You might need to make a few trips. Try to suffer through it.

Welcome Aboard: The Lake House

A “last call” bell hangs at the bar, one of several remnants of the old cottage that once stood here. When it’s finally time to retire, the second floor sleeps more guests than some hotels.

Puddle Jumping: 10 Indiana Lakes to Enjoy Now

Pacers, Colts, executives, and other notable residents give Geist Reservoir a reputation for excess.
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Which Indiana Lake Is Right For You?

Whelmed by the options among lakes Michigan, Monroe, Patoka, Tippecanoe, Wawasee, and more? Click here.
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For Sail: 5 Great Lake Boats

Today’s pontoons must pull double duty. Buyers want both space for a dozen people and enough horsepower to pull the kids on skis.
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Life on the Lake: 5 Hoosiers Talk About Those They Love

"Like so many of the families on Wawasee, we’re diving into our fourth generation there. And the water remains very inviting." —Katie Zarich

Trail Mix: A Survey of the Monon's Best and Worst

The Good (Carmel): “You don’t have to stop every five feet.” The Bad (23rd St.): “That Thomas Skinner factory blasts its stench at the trail.”
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100 Monon Trail Lovers Say …

“Nope. Wait, do other people get asked out on the Monon? Am I missing out?!”
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Monon Trail Dog-Lover's Guide

Your best buddy can party in Broad Ripple, too: The deck and patio at Plump’s Last Shot is a happening scene for sociable dogs, with water bowls and servers who’ve been known to bring biscuits.
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Monon Trail Rookie's Guide: 10 Dos and Don'ts

Don't try to make new friends. Even so, the people-watching is first class. Just don't gawk.