A world of fun and relaxation away from the city bustle awaits visitors lucky enough to discover the treasures of Culver. The small Marshall County community stretches along the glistening waters of Lake Maxinkuckee, and 1,800 are spring-fed lake, the second largest in Indiana.
Relaxed shopping in Culver’s downtown business district unveils incredible finds. Many artists and writers call the community home and you’ll find some works in stores and even displayed in a local coffee shop. There’s also an array of fine crafts, baskets, antiques, collectibles, two new shops, one offering higher end clothing and the other jewelry, purses, and home decor. May 13 through September, a local farmers market each Saturday offers fresh-grown product, flowers, and crafts, and more.
The world-renowned Culver Academies, a private co-ed boarding school, connects with the town by path through the woods or is accessible by car. The 1,500 acre campus with venerable Tudor-Gothic architecture is home the legendary Black Horse Troop, an elite horsemanship group of high school students who attend the academy. The Troop has ridden in Presidential inaugural parades since 1913, including President Barack Obama’s parade in 2009.
Culver is know for some of the best restaurants in Northern Indiana, with a wide range of cuisines and decors. Does a vintage drive-in with carhops appeal to you? How about a swank cafe, a nautical themed restaurant serving crispy fried or a coffee cafe with wireless internet? There’s a breakfast meeting place with local memorabilia adorning the walls. After a day packed with activity, you’ll be ready to relax with your choice of places to wine and dine.
The varied choices of where to settle in for the night will suit your bill, where your here for a short stay or a longer one. Bed and breakfasts, a resort, or an inn by the lake, Culver has the perfect place for you.
Whenever you decide to stay, blissful day of fun and relaxation await in this welcoming community. It’s a well kept secret to many, but visitors who have come to love it call it special, charming, unique, and peaceful. Away from the harsh city lights and noise, you can hear the sweet sound of birds singing and count the stars on the moonlit nights. Make Culver your very own destination.