The following attractions are located a short drive from Cass County.
Grissom Air Museum
The Grissom Air Museum located off of US 31 in Miami County has been named on of CNN’s Top 5 Hot Spots for Airplane Geeks and “Roto-Heads”. It boasts a 13 acre Air Park with 25 Military Aircraft, a Cold War Security Tower and an Exhibit Hall featuring cockpits for you to try out! For more information call 765-689-8011 or visit their website at www.grissomairmuseum.com.
Located on beautiful Lake Shafer, just a short drive from Chicago or Indianapolis, Indiana Beach is the perfect destination for a day of fun or a family getaway!
From fine dining to roller coasters, live entertainment to cozy accommodations, and boardwalk shopping to RV and tent camping – Indiana Beach Amusement Resort is the escape you have been waiting for. Visit www.IndianaBeach.com to plan your getaway today!
Peru Amateur Circus
Join us in Mid-July as we celebrate our Circus Heritage in Peru, Indiana with Great Family Entertainment in the American Tradition. Experience the beautifully costumed young performers who are so skilled that circus fans find it hard to believe they are amateurs; enjoy the rides, food, games and more on the main streets of Peru and for the grand finale, Peru's own Circus City Parade, one of Indiana's largest parades, steps off on the final Saturday
Each year approximately 200 young people ages 7 to 21, supported by a tremendous number of adult volunteers present 10 performances during an eight day period. Also participating are Kiddie, Junior, and Adult Clowns, and a 50-piece Circus Band playing traditional and modern selections. Several performers after completing their education, have gone on to perform with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Shrine Circuses and other professional shows. In addition, our performers have competed in the Permiere Rampe, an international circus competition held annually each January in Monte Carlo. They have received prestigious performance awards, proudly on display in the Circus Building.
Circus City Festival Inc. (CCFI) was formed in 1960 with the objective of reawakening Miami County's rich Circus Heritage. Dating back to the late 1800's many of the country's most famous circuses winter-quartered only a few miles southeast of Peru in Miami County. This area is now home of the famous International Circus Hall of Fame.
Wabash & Erie Canal Park (Delphi)
Take yourself back in time to an era highlighted by canoes to steamships, from horses to canal boats — where would modern society be without appreciating yesterday’s modes of transportation. On weekends come prepared to take a boat ride; or visit with Mr. Case in his fully restored 1844 home; or enjoy the national award winning Canal Museum’s dozen action filled galleries. These three Individual indoor or outdoor venues are priced separately, or the “combo ticket” for Boat ride/Case House/Canal Museum allows added value to your historical experiences. Purchase tickets at the Reception Desk – credit cards welcome.
Free admission is offered to observe various craftsmen in Pioneer Village buildings and you may purchase their wares, or wonder around Canal Park’s many venues. STEP BACK IN HISTORY at Canal Park, a dozen blocks north of the Courthouse Square on Washington Street in Delphi. There is always something for all ages to enjoy doing or learning. The towpath trails along the canal provide the earliest mode of transportation: Walking! The trails are also ideal for biking. Bring your own bikes. Come camp in our modern RV Park. Check the website www.wabashanderiecanal.org or 765-564-2870