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Busy Petosky
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Top Lake Michigan Getaways: Petoskey State Park

Comb the coast, one artsy harbor town at a time.

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Our Top 10 Features of 2014

From Glenda Ritz to grief, Larry Legend to largesse left to an Indiana city, here are this year’s top feature-length stories and cover subjects.

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Indiana Trails: Adena Trace's Hideaway Cove

Thirty minutes in at Adena Trace, I reached a clearing, and the overlook delivered: A gorgeous panorama of the eastern shore opened before me.

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Realty Check: What $2.5 Million Gets You on Lake Wawasee

This spread on Lake Wawasee’s northwest shore boasts its own private island.

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Deborah Paul Experiences a Sea Change

I left that condo for the last time with a lump in my throat past which I could not swallow. The permanence of the sea reminds me of the impermanence of those of us who marvel at it. This was a gift: the chance to live on the water, if not forever, at least for once in my life.

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Road Trip: Shopping in Culver, Indiana

With our shopping-guide photo gallery, you’ll be back on your way in no time.

Patoka Lake
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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.

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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.

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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

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July 2013

For those who dream of taking the plunge, a guide to buying your Indiana lake home. Plus, a primer on renting, for those just testing the waters—featuring Wawasee, Monroe, Michigan, Tippecanoe, Patoka, and more.