Plan a Trip to Lake Wawasee to have an Exciting Outdoor Adventure This Fall Season

If you love raking in all the colors of autumn, start planning your fall trip today to get ahead start on all the festivities. Temperatures may be cooling, but that doesn’t you can’t have fun with your friends or loved ones. This may be your last chance to get outside and stay active before the worst of winter arrives, so you might as well take advantage of the scenery. After a long summer of travel and rising prices, look for cost-effective ways to celebrate the fall season. Use these ideas to get your imagination going!

Take a Hike

Fall is easily the best time of year to go on a hike. The leaves are changing colors and walking through the woods gives you a front row view to the action. Indiana is full of gorgeous places to enjoy an adventurous hike. Head over to Lake Wawasee to walk around one of the largest bodies of water in the state. The Spear Lake Nature Trail is also a short drive away. It’s full of opportunities to catch local wildlife in their natural habitat. The park features a variety of trails of varying degrees of difficulty, so you’re sure to get a workout regardless of how far you want to walk.

You can also hop on a bike to see even more of the local scenery in less time. Nappanee, Indiana is full of marked biking trails to help you get around without a car. We offer bike rentals at Oakwood Resort in Nappanee, Indiana, so you can leave your car behind as soon as you arrive.

Get on the Lake

Being on the lake helps you see large sections of the environment in a short amount of time. You can lay back and relax in style as you watch the trees from a distance.

Oakwood Resort puts you and your guests right on Lake Wawasee. We offer regular boat tours and kayak rentals to guests to help you spend as much time on the water as possible during this vibrant time of year. Snap a few photos to capture the beauty of the changing scenery.

Enjoy the View

When you stay at Oakwood Resort, your get to enjoy a view of the lake just about everywhere you go. Nearly every room in the resort comes with a scenic view of the trees and/or the water. You can also enjoy delicious meals in our onsite restaurant The Pier and Back Porch. The dining room features an elaborate view of the water for a meal that will take your breath away.

Head out back to the fire pit and dock area to enjoy a soothing evening by the lake. You can play games or roast a marshmallow over an open flame as you watch the sun reflect off the water.

Shop Local

The city of Nappanee is known for its authentic farmer’s markets and beautifully made crafts and antiques. Head downtown to browse everything these local vendors have to offer. They tend to cook up all kinds of interesting dishes and treats during the fall, including apple and pumpkin pies, spiced lates and cider, and creative holiday decorations. You won’t find these items in a store near you, so stock up on them while you can.

Nothing beats a weekend in nature during the fall season. These colors won’t be around long. Book your reservation at Oakwood Resort near Nappanee today to make the most of autumn.