Whether winter is your absolute favorite time of year or the mere thought of piling on layers to venture out in the snow seems ridiculous, Kosciusko County offers a variety of experiences for living well in the winter.

Winter state of mind

hallmark-ornament-museumKosciusko County is home to six fascinating museums dedicated to local history, and one completely unique museum dedicated to Hallmark Ornaments. The Party Shop is a must see stop while you’re visiting Kosciusko County. This 12,000 sq. ft. Gold Crown Hallmark store offers tours of a Hallmark Ornament Museum with over 4,000 Ornaments on display.

Winter in motion

Whether you call it ice fishing or hardwater fishing, Koscuisko County has some of the best spots to catch your share of winter biters. Crappie, Bluegill and Perch are plentiful through the ice. Bass and Pike can also be found. And if you’re fishing on Lake Wawasee, you might even pull up a Muskie!

The spirit of winter

Get in the holiday spirit with one of several special events for the whole family. In November, Syracuse kicks things off withHoliday Magic featuring carolers, storytellers, a craft market, hot cocoa and more. The Warsaw Central Park Holiday Light Display offers carriage rides under the 120,000 lights decorating the park. And the Holiday Open House at the Village at Winona will help you cross off your holiday shopping list with unique gifts while enjoying activities and festive goodies.