"Gentlemen, start your ENGINES"...or is it "You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for ICE SCREAM?" Maybe it is both. Check out LaPorte County's transportation attractions and finish off with some ice cream on this self-guided tour!
10:00 am - Arrive at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum - With more than 80,000 items on display, this museum houses LaPorte County family heirlooms, the W.A. Jones Antique Firearms Collection, and the Kesling Automobile Collection. An AAA Gemsite.
11:30 am - Arrive at Barker Mansion - The house that freight cars built. This turn-of-the-century mansion built by millionaire railroad industrialist John H. Barker features art objects, original furnishings and rare woods.
12:30 pm - Lunch at Swingbelly's - Since 1983, Swingbelly's, the Werner family's restaurant, has been an institution for local families and tourists seeking great food and a spectacular view of Lake Michigan.
2:00 pm - Arrive at Old Lighthouse Museum - Original 1858 light station structure, eight display rooms, Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, era of sailing ships, local history and more.
4:00 pm - Arrive at Bubbles Ice Cream Parlor - Enjoy thirty-six famous Sherman's ice cream flavors, South Bend Chocolates and hand made pies.