Cool Places & Spaces

Family Fun

Brook’s Uppercrust Pizza

Local neighborhood favorite, overlooking the Mississinewa River. After your walk along the Mississinewa River, drop in.  Pizza never tasted so good!  Dine in or carry out. Closed Monday. Lunch and Dinner available Tu-Sat and Lunch available on Sunday.

Depot Park

This lovely park in the heart of downtown Upland celebrate’s the town’s rich railroad history. The town was formed in the late 1860s by Jacob Bugher, who planned for it to be a depot point on the Indiana Central Railroad. The town’s name comes from the fact it was believed to be the highest point…

Grant County’s Garfield Trail

Fairmount Indiana is the hometown of Jim Davis, creator of the comic strip Garfield. And Jim Davis’ and Garfield’s presence continue to be felt throughout east central Indiana with Grant County’s Garfield Trail. Visit twelve unique statues of America’s favorite lasagna-loving fat cat, Garfield. Located in Marion, Indiana and surrounding Grant County cities, the statues…

Matter Park

Open year round. The largest and oldest park in Marion, possessing a strong naturalistic character, is the center for many festivals. Don’t miss the native beauty of the butterfly/wildflower garden! Within the park are softball and baseball fields, grills, restrooms, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, tennis courts, a fishing pond, disc golf course, volleyball courts, and a walking…

River’s Edge Family Golf Center

Bring the whole family!  Enjoy the day with us, or spend your evening here. Miniature golf is a great way to connect with your family and friends, and you may just end up with the lowest score!  We also offer a driving range and batting cages.  Try our new foot golf course and see if you can conquer this…

Splash House Water Park

Water slides, lazy river, play pad, sand volleyball area, and a large wave pool make this the place to be for summer sun and family fun. Cabana rentals, locker rentals, and concessions. Surf lessons available. Private parties and special group rates. Seasonal, M-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun noon-6pm.  $8 adult, $6 children, students & seniors. Free admission age…