Nearby Attractions

Northern Indiana Attractions Close to Oakwood Resort

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Close to the most popular Northern Indiana attractions, major cities, and arterial highways, Oakwood Resort has a convenient location that makes it easy to get to as a destination, or as a side trip en-route to other Midwestern destinations.

3 golf courses within 3 miles.

  • South Shore Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Maxwelton Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Wawasee Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)

Oakwood Resort will now be offering boat rides for our guests, as well as anyone who would like a ride. The boat is also available to be reserved for a party or group.
$10 per person. Groups/parties need to be a min of 25 people, at $10 per person.
Minimum cost to reserve boat for a group – $250, regardless of group size.


Bliss Boutique: Clothing & Apparel
Revolving Closet: Resale Clothing
Absolutely Gifts: Lake Wawasee Apparel & Gifts
Creative Fish: Crafts & Decorations
Wawachic: Wawasee Gifts & Interiors


Chapman Jewelers
Village at Winona: Mudlove, Pottery
Bayou, Diva, The Lake House

There are many nearby antique shops.
Click here to view a list of area shops.

The two story, no-passenger houseboat has all the amenities to make your voyage on Lake Wawasee one to remember.

Inspirational musicals and concerts with Grammy-winning performers. Family friendly. Evening and matinee performances.

2-3 hour Backroads Country Tours, by buggy or bicycle. Visit Amish schools, farms, buggy and furniture shops. Amish in-home dinners.

Experience the tranquility of Shipshewana’s simple lifestyle from a local’s perspective. Custom designed tours of any size with local history and insider tips.

1 hr, covered bridges, Blueberry Festival, Culver Military Academy

2-3 hour Backroads Country Tours, by buggy or bicycle. Visit Amish schools, farms, buggy and furniture shops. Amish in-home dinners.

South Bend, IN; Around one hour away; Discover the history and traditions of Notre Dame including its academics, arts, and athletics.

Fort Wayne, IN
1hr, Baseball

The thriving arts community nested on the shores of beatiful Winona Lake. Come for a day of shopping, dining, and fun. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Village is a home to numerous galleries, studios, shops, and eateries. You’ll find a delightful array of original artwork and handmade gifts, along with a variety of dining options. The Village also hosts numerous cultural and entertainment events.

72 minute cruises, Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend, $7 / ticket

About Us

Waterfront Hotel featuring 79 spacious Unique Rooms and luxury Suites, Beach, Tour Boat, The Pier Restaurant & Bar, Banquet Facility, and Conference Center. TripAdvisor Award Winner & Fort Wayne Readers’ Choice award winner for Best Hotel!

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Oakwood Resort
702 E. Lake View Rd,
Syracuse, IN 46567
(574) 457-7100
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