Whole Home Vacation Rental Short Drive from Indiana Dunes National Park
THE AREA

Explore Northwest Indiana

Wheatfield Indiana Whole Home Vacation Rental
Jasper & Porter County Indiana

Area Attractions

Still Point Retreat is located in Jasper County Indiana, just three miles northeast of downtown DeMotte, In. & just 8 miles northwest of downtown Wheatfield, Indiana.  You'll find the big heart of America in both of these small town gems.

 

Wheatfield is known for it's annual Sandhill Crane Festival each September, while DeMotte is popular for it's annual Touch of Dutch Festival and numerous family owned blueberry farms.

A short 24 mile drive south leads you to the quaint town of Rensselaer, In. which is famous for it's stunning art walk with over 40+ stunning art murals that adorn the buildings throughout the town.

A quick 20 mile drive north of Still Point leads you to the beautiful Valparaiso, In.   "Valparaiso," which means "vale of paradise" in Spanish is home to Valparaiso University.  Known as Valpo to the locals, this trendy city has a magnificent selection of historic theaters, restaurants, bars, boutiques, coffee shops and scenic and beautiful gardens. No matter the season, Valpo offers a wide variety of things to do for all ages.

No visit to NWI (northwest Indiana) is complete without visiting the impressive landscape of the Indiana Dunes National Park. With more than 15,000 acres of dunes, oak savannas, swamps, bogs, marshes, prairies, rivers and forests,

visitors can take advantage of sunny beaches, 11

unique hiking trails and the historic sites of Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm.  

 

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Our Recommendations

Below we have highlighted for you some of our personal favorite parks, shops, farms, event venues and restaurants in the Jasper and Porter County areas. 

Perkins Good Earth Organic Farm

Four seasons of certified organic veggie adventure through their CSA Program. Their amazing farm stand/kitchen open mid-April through mid-November.

Blueberries Galore

One of the things the town of DeMotte, Indiana is renowned for is it's amazing blueberry farms! If you are lucky to be traveling through the DeMotte area during blueberry season you will get your fill of the best blueberries you've ever tasted at one of the over 5 various, family-owned blueberry farms. A map to all of the local blueberry farms, all just a short drive from Still Point Retreat, is provided at our rental.

Downtown Rensselaer

Just a short drive takes you to the county seat of Jasper County Indiana that has more public art than any other town in Indiana! The Rensselaer art walk features artists from all around the world. Very easy to find and walk as the murals are all concentrated in two alleys in the cute Rensselaer Downtown.

While you are in Rensselaer be sure to stop in to Embers Station and enjoy their wood fired bistro eatery and craft bar!! Across the street pop in to Rensselaer's amazing nano brewery Fenwick Farms Brewing Co.

Carpenter's Creek Cellars

Indiana farm winery producing world-class wines embodying the best terroir & fruit the Midwest has to offer. Stop in and enjoy a glass of Indiana!

Cakes & Cups

Cakes & Cups, LLC, in Wheatfield, IN, is the leading bakery serving our local area. They create custom cakes and baked goods for birthdays, graduations, celebrations, and special events, using the finest quality ingredients.

Cakes & Cups also has a coffee bar that offers freshly ground beans for the perfect espresso, lattes, and more.

Collier Row Cottage Flower Farm

Stop in and visit this amazing, local flower farm that uses all natural methods to grow their gorgeous flowers. Their passion is focused on growing the most magnificent flowers for their customers. They love what they do and they want to share the love of flowers with you!

Stoney Run County Park

We LOVE this park and it's managers! Nestled in southeast Lake County, the 317 acre Stoney Run is a tranquil park of woodlands ponds, and open meadows. There a trails used for both horse riding and hiking. One of the of the most special features of Stoney Run is the Vietnam Veteran' s Memorial. Visit the memorial. to reflect and remember those who have served and sacrificed for our freedoms.

Downtown Valparaiso

Visitors can always find something to do in Valparaiso, no matter the season! The city hosts numerous events throughout the year, such as Central Park Plaza Market, Summer Rhapsody Music Festival, Valpo Brewfest, Holly Days and the ever-popular Popcorn Fest Valparaiso, known as Valpo to the locals, also has a diverse variety of attractions. Cultural offerings include the Memorial Opera House, the Brauer Museum of Art and Chicago Street Theatre. Family-friendly attractions, such as the 49er Drive-In Theatre, Gabis Arboretum and Zao Island, will keep the gang entertained. Wine and craft beer aficionados will enjoy Four Fathers Brewing, Ironwood Brewing and Anderson Vineyard & Winery.T he restaurants in Valparaiso are plentiful and diverse!! If you are wanting farm-to-table freshness, classic French dishes, Spanish tapas, Italian cuisine, brick oven pizzas, craft beer, or really any other dish you can imagine you will find it in Valparaiso.

Another Season Gift Shop

A fabulous little gift shop located in DeMotte, Indiana. Another Season specializes in uniquely permanent floral designs and offers a plethora of unique boutique & gift items, home decor, bereavement items and much more.

Hop Quest Brewing Company

Hop Quest Brewing is a new family run brewery in Wheatfield, Indiana offering both food and craft beer.

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Elevated Experiences

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