Gene Stratton-Porter state historic site, Rome City, IN

Indiana Tourist Attractions

Cool things to do and visit in the Town of Rome City, Indiana

Gene Stratton-Porter

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GSP Opens April 1 - Dec. 1. 

Gene Stratton-Porter was a famous author, naturalist, photographer and filmmaker. You can visit her restored cabin in Wildflower Woods along with 150 acres of fields, formal gardens and beachfront on Sylvan Lake. The Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

is an internationally famous tourist attraction in Rome City, Indiana. 

Call (260) 854-3790


Sylvan Cellars Event Center

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Sylvan Cellars Event Center

Sylvan Cellars is an event space with rustic elegance and class!  Surrounded by a beautiful apple orchard, tranquil countryside and romantic courtyard, the Sylvan Cellars barn is wonderful Indiana tourist attraction & a rich part of history.  With elegant chandeliers hanging from the barns 30 foot rafters, your event will be magical.  2725 E Northport Rd, Rome City.

Sylvan Lake Indiana 

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Sylvan Lake, Ski lake & Fishing Lake

Sylvan is Indiana's most famous lake and home of the State Historic Site and Museum of Gene Stratton-Porter, legendary author, photographer.


Sylvan Lake has a "Big Island"and Island nature trails, public access & wonderful boat launch facilities. Explore Sylvan's 16-miles of shoreline, great fishing, and year round water sports.


BINGO, Sylvan Lake Improvement Association

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BINGO, Best in state!

Twice a year, $10,000 payout.

Best B-I-N-G-O in NE Indiana.

Win big! Big payouts here on Sylvan Lake. Proceeds fund annual Fireworks, lake patrol, weed spray and more.

844 Kelly Street: 1/4 mile south of RC on HWY-9.


Doors open: Due to COVID-19,

Call for current BINGO schedule

(260) 854-9812


Public Access Boat Launch

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Sylvan Lake Boat Launch

Visitors welcomed to public access! Lake lovers, this is your ideal lake to fish or water ski or take nature hikes on the Big Island. Public Access is well marked off of SR-9. Large trailer spaces are provided. Enjoy our lake.


Mirror Lake Bed & Breakfast

Mirror Lake Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast and Cabin Rentals

Mirror Lake Bed & Breakfast. 

Children and pets are welcomed. 

Have breakfast delivered to your rustic, 500 sf log "bunkhouse" cabin on the lake. Mini pontoon, fishing boat, canoe or kayak can be rented.Address: 11463 N 150 W
Rome City, IN 46784
Call (260) 854-4675


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Come see us again soon. Thank you for visiting Rome City, Indiana.