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Plymouth, a perfect destination for you Next Trip

Plymouth, a perfect destination for you Next Trip

Come to Plymouth, 30 miles south of South Bend and Notre Dame.  Surround yourself with the charm of a classic Midwestern small town and the non fun of the Marshall County Blueberry Festival -- Indiana's largest four-day festival.

Discover downtown where friendly shopkeepers and restaurant owners make you feel like one of the family.  Where streets are lined with trees and buildings from a century ago, all lovingly preserved. Browse the quaint shops along Plymouth's main street, Michigan Street where you'll find everything from quality men's store at Treat's Squire Shop to sporting goods Yoder's Sports Center and florist, A.S.K. for Flowers.  Catch a bite to eat at a family cafe or restaurant. 

At the Marshall County Museum Historic Crossroads Center, located in the 1910 Lauer Building, exhibits trace local history.  It has expanded into the adjacent Historic Crossroads Center, named for Plymouth's location where two famous highways crossroads, Michigan Road and the Lincoln Highway.  The Heartland Artists Gallery exhibits the work of a different local artist each month and once a year a juried art and photography exhibit for your enjoyment.  As Heartland Artists Gallery share visual arts, Wild Rose Moon is Plymouth performing arts center.  Hosting extraordinary musicians, open mic nights, jam nights, and comic improv nights.  

Several city parks, including the largest, Centennial Park, are scattered across the city.  North of downtown, Magnetic Park a 16-arce preserve along the Yellow River, features a 1930s WPA erected stone archway, club house and a shelter for the flowing well, where the water's magnetic qualities inspired the park's name.  Throughout the year at various venues in the county, Encore Performing Arts presents nationally-known entertainment.  In June and July, Encore stages concerts and theatrical performances during the Music in the Park at Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park.  And the Mayor's month of Music in August in River Park Square, featuring free concerts every Friday in the month August. 

Nestled in the tranquil rural countryside seven miles north-west of Plymouth is a golfer's dream - Swan Lake Resort, a first class and full service golf resort with a 92 room inn, fine dining restaurant. 36 holes of challenging championship play and the United States Golf Academy.

West of Plymouth is the Center at Donaldson, you can attend college classes, retire to an independent living apartment, receive long term nursing care, learn to care for the earth, buy natural beef, participate in a retreat or conference and at MoonTree Studios learn to weave or create with clay.  Ancilla College, a two-year liberal arts college located on an idyllic campus among the lakes and cornfields.  As a two-year co-educational, liberal arts college, Ancilla focuses on the growth and development each individual student.  With a cadre of excellent faculty accessible to students, the College provides many academic programs and a strong general education curriculum.  At Ancilla you opportunity to compete at the collegiate level in six sports. 

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