What to Do

Gas City Bait & Tackle

If you need to fish, you need to stop here first!  Everything you need to catch the catch of the day is here!

Gas City Museum

The Gas City museum displays a wide range of artifacts from Gas City’s past. The displays include artifacts from Gas City Hall, the Avalon Hotel, the Arcade Theater, the natural Gas Boom, glass factories, railroad, and local artists.  Find out how Gas City played a role in the development of East Central Indiana. From business and industry, to schools, to home and lifestyle, to our city and it’s history, we invite you to visit and discover our heritage.  Displays are continually changing.  Open Saturdays & Sundays 1pm-4pm April through November.

Gas City Park

The Gas City Park features shelter houses, ball diamonds, tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds and fishing for kids. Festivals held here annually include Summer Concerts in the Park Series, Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Show in September, and a Christmas light display each December. The park includes a 2,900 sq. ft. community building, band shell, pond, playground, petting zoo, and outdoor swimming pool. Fishing is permitted in the pond with a current Indiana license. Pool is open seasonally from 12-6pm Mon-Sat and 1-6pm Sun.  $3.50 adults, $2.50 18… Read more »

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 each measure approximately five feet in height and depict Jim Davis’s Garfield in fun costumes or situations. Taking a trip along the Garfield trail is a great family activity and presents a number of fun photo opportunities. The Cool Cat Garfield statue in Fairmount, Indiana and… Read more »

Green Acres Campground

Open year round. Conveniently located just off of State Road 18.13 RV sites with water, electricity, and sewage.  Primitive camping available as well. Shady pull through sites. Quiet and relaxing campground featuring fishing pond, large campfire pits, firewood, bathrooms, showers and more.  Check out the Memorial Day Weekend or Labor Day Weekend annual music festivals, or many of the other festivals they have every camping season. Great place for winter campers.

Handmade by Bobbie

Looking for something unique and crafty? You’ll find it at this wonderful store in Jonesboro, Indiana that features handmade, crafty items that are truly affordable. Fall decorating ideas, holiday decor items are all on display.

Hidden Lake Resort

Open April 15-October 15. 143 sites with water & electricity, 13 primitive sites. Primarily seasonal camping but we do have nightly sites available. Enjoy fishing, swimming, six-acre lake, pedal boats, kayaks, renovated camp store, five playgrounds, sand volleyball, horseshoe pits, basketball court, game room, updated shower houses and a coin operated laundry facility. Family oriented with fun activities for all ages and pet friendly.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Marion

90 rooms.  All rooms have 49″ flat panel tv, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board. Completely smoke-free facility. Complimentary breakfast buffet to kick start your day. Free wireless internet, business center, indoor heated pool, health and fitness center, onsite laundry facilities. Meeting room for 50-60 people available.  No Pets. All major credit cards accepted. Conveniently located on SR 9 near the Five Points Mall and local restaurants.

I-69 Golf Trail

Take a road trip along Northeast Indiana’s I-69 to discover your next golf getaway!  Six beautiful courses along the trail offer outstanding Stay-and-Play packages.  Make a weekend of it and take in 18 – or 36 – or even 72 fabulous holes of golf!  Your next road trip awaits!