Nicknamed for its numerous maple trees, La Porte is a historic city with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.
Nine lakes, over a dozen scenic parks and a slew of annual community events keep residents busy year-round.
In the summer, La Porte hosts The La Porte County Fair, the oldest in Indiana, as well as annual boat and bicycle races. Residents and visitors attend Saturdays in the Sun, a series of weekly outdoor fitness classes and the annual Sunflower Fair and Taste of La Porte. When the temperatures drop, the La Porte Santa Parade and a holiday cookie walk are popular among residents.
Downtown La Porte boasts beautiful historic architecture, shopping, dining, entertainment and a seasonal farmers’ market.
Housing options in LaPorte primarily include condominiums, townhomes, charming bungalows and single-family homes on private wooded lots.
LaPorte is served by the La Porte Community School Corporation, with a dozen public primary schools and one public high school in the area.
La Porte is accessible by Amtrak, three major interstates (I-80, I-90, I-94) and TransPorte, offering local shuttle service.