S.S. Lillypad

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

Antique Shop

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

Dixie Boat

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

Blue Gate Theatre

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

Buggy Lane Tours

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

Cathy’s Countryside Tours

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.


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)

On-Site Tour / Party

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.


SYRACUSE: Bliss Boutique: Clothing & Apparel Revolving Closet: Resale Clothing Absolutely Gifts: Lake Wawasee Apparel & Gifts Creative Fish: Crafts & Decorations Wawachic: Wawasee Gifts & Interiors WARSAW: Chapman Jewelers Village at Winona: Mudlove, Pottery Bayou, Diva, The Lake House

Plymouth, IN

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

Amish Driving Tour

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

Notre Dame

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

Village at Winona

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.


Max Welton Golf South Shore Golf Wawasee Golf Club

Oakwood Coffee & Creamery

RELAX AND REJUVENATE AT OAKWOOD COFFEE & CREAMERY As an authorized purveyor of Starbucks™, Oakwood Coffee & Creamery is the perfect stop for cooling off on a hot summer day or warming up during chilly weather. We proudly serve Starbucks™ Refreshers®, along with coffees, teas, espressos, cappuccinos, Frappuccinos®, and more. In the mood for an ice cream cone or muffin? How about a delicious scone? Take your coffee and cozy up in your beautiful room, savor a Frappuccino® as you…

Oakwood Resort

Welcome to Oakwood Resort Host Your Next Corporate Retreat at Oakwood Resort Gorgeous views outside and everything your company needs inside! We have five spaces that can be set up for gatherings both large and small. Need space for a large conference or prefer smaller breakout rooms? We have you covered. You can also take advantage of our business center and resort-wide WiFi. In between sessions, your attendees can explore our 27 acres! We have paved paths for walking or…

Our Rooms & Suites

Check Out Our Rooms & Suites Located on the edge of Lake Wawasee, Indiana’s largest natural lake, Oakwood Resort is perfect for special occasions, corporate retreats, your dream wedding, family gatherings, group tour excursions, or just a weekend getaway. We offer many lodging options, including spacious rooms, luxury suites, a conference center, and vacation homes by the lake. Complete your escape at The Pier & Back Porch. Centrally located, the Oakwood Resort is less than an hour from Fort Wayne…


Dining at our Restaurant The Pier & Back Porch Enjoy casual elegance with indoor and seasonal outdoor dining available. The Pier & Back Porch is the perfect choice for discussing business matters or enjoying the company of family, friends, or partners while enjoying a delicious menu of dishes created by our professional kitchen team. Perfect for a corporate retreat or a family vacation, our resort restaurant features unmatched sunset views of beautiful Lake Wawasee. We invite you to join us…

Our Venues

CHECK OUT OUR EVENT VENUES Bring style, luxury, and taste to your next corporate retreat, special gathering, or banquet at Oakwood Resort in Indiana. Our resort features a conference center, event center, and hilltop banquet center. We also offer several other enjoyable spaces to inspire collaboration, celebrate your special day, or gather with the most important people in your life. Corporate retreats and business gatherings at Oakwood Resort transform the meeting experience into creative solutions for the way you need…

Get Pampered

Relax, unwind &Get Pampered On your next adventure to Oakwood Resort, set aside some time for a relaxing massage, an indulgent mani-pedi, a luxe facial or a new hairdo. 702 Salon & Spa has it all. Read More

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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