Local Attractions

Less than a two hour drive from Chicago or Indianapolis, Anchor Bay Resort combines the magic of a remote getaway with the convenience of a nearby highway. Golf courses, two lakes, wonderful restaurants, antique shopping, and many other area attractions are a short drive from Anchor Bay. We are within walking distance to Indiana Beach Amusement and Water Park, and next door to Lake Shafer Boat Rentals with ski boats, wave runners, and pontoons. Come stay with us and you will discover why Monticello is considered one of Indiana's best kept secrets!

Indiana Beach Amusement & Water Park

Amusement & Water Park Attractions for the Whole Family. Over 40 rides and attractions make Indiana Beach fun for all ages. Six roller coasters, six waterpark slides, classic amusement rides, arcade games, kiddie rides, the famous boardwalk – all on popular Lake Shafer in Monticello, Indiana!

Lake Shafer

Lake Shafer is one of two reservoirs located in the Twin Lakes area of Monitcello, Indiana. It was created along with Lake Freeman in the 1920s when two dams were built outside of Monticello on the Tippecanoe River.

Lake Freeman

Lake Freeman is a reservoir outside of Monticello, Indiana formed in 1925 by the completion of the Oakdale Dam. Lake Freeman, together with its sister lake, Lake Shafer is part of the Twin Lakes region, a popular summer recreational area centered on the town of Monticello.

Tippecanoe Country Club- Golf Course

Tippecanoe Country Club is a semi-private club that is open to the public. The beautiful 18 hole, par 72 course is a challenge for the competitive golfer, but is a pleasure for the casual golfer. Its scenic 6,850 yards are meticulously groomed and is considered one of the finest in the state. 

Pine View Golf Course

Pine View is a challenging course, perfect for the long ball hitter, although playable for those of any skill level.  Our paramount purpose is to provide a pleasant and enjoyable round of golf for you. 

Hollow Acres Golf Center

Our facilities include a 9-hole Par 3 golf course, 18 hole miniature golf course, driving range, snack bar and special events pavilion. We are located on US 421, just 5 minutes south of Monticello, IN

Lake Shafer Boat Rentals

Indiana's Largest Boat Rental Fleet with over 40 boats available, and 8 jet skis. 

Madam Carroll

The Madam Carroll is the largest licensed United States Coast Guard approval vessel in Indiana, made in August of 1976. The versatile Madam Carroll crew is experienced in groups of all kinds. She has hosted everything from the hottest rock bands to church picnics.

Fruitshine Winery

Here at Fruitshine Wine we pride ourselves on only bringing you the best product from our farm.  We grow our own fruits and everything is 100% natural, made right here at the winery.  Come stop by for a wine tasting and see which one is your favorite!

Crooked Creek Trails Horseback Riding

Horseback riding for a fun family outing.

Lake Shore Drive-In

Classic drive-in movie theater has been screening double features on a seasonal basis since 1949.

Twin Lakes Cinema

Twin Lakes Cinema is a 2 screen movie theater in downtown Monticello. Check out the website for movie listings and times. 

Wolf Park

Wolf Park is home to a variety of species including wolves, coyotes, foxes and bison. They live in semi-natural enclosures in small groups. Our HOWL NIGHT programs allow visitors to see and hear the wolves during the time of day at which they are most active. Our staff discusses communication and other behaviors while the wolves serenade the evening.

Farm at Prophetstown

Located in Battle Ground, Indiana, The Farm offers a unique experience on all aspects of farm life. The Farm is a training farm for sustainable agriculture, homesteading, gardening, canning, as well as farm-to-table cooking, sewing and quilting. It draws on a wide range of resources such as beekeepers, master gardeners, farm experts, and home economics experts. 

Monon Connection Railroad Museum and Whistle Stop Restaurant

Over 6,000 items of railroad artifacts and memorabilia. On display are hundreds of handheld lanterns, over 40 brass steam locomotive bells, brass steam whistles, dining car china and silver, and other artifacts that were a part of everyday life on the railroad. The Whistle Stop is adjacent to the museum and offers a full service menu. along with a fully stocked salad bar.

Prophetstown Water Park

The Aquatic Center features a 30-foot tube slide, body flume, lazy river float area, adventure channel, zero-entry pool with play features, and an aquatic activity area with basketball. The bathhouse has showers, changing areas, restrooms, lockers (guest provides the lock) and a concession area.

High Speed Naskart Go Kart Racing

Go Kart racing just across the street from Indiana Beach's North Parking lot. Come zoom around the track with your family and friends, or play inside at our arcade. 

Columbian Park Zoo

Explore all the great things the Columbian Park Zoo has to offer such as exhibits, tours, special events and more.

Tippecanoe Battlefield & Museum

A national historic landmark, located in a 96-acre park setting in Battle Ground, complete with picnic areas, nature center, historic and scenic hiking trails. 

Purdue University

Learn about Purdue University, a major research university located in Lafayette, Indiana known for discoveries in science, technology, engineering and more.

2373 North Untaluti Street
Monticello, IN 47960
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