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A Noble girl's day out makes memories

Are you looking for a girl's day out to celebrate Mom, Grandma, a sister, or other inspiring woman this May? You are in the right place!

Noble County is a great day-trip or overnight destination for a rejuvenating Girl's Day Out. With the beauty of nature around you, you are sure to enjoy your stay and make lasting memories.

Noble's niche experiences help you and "your girls" grab a bite, get outdoors, go shopping, and more!


For the perfect girl's day lunch, we love Kimmell House Inn Bed and Breakfast! This lovely and historic B&B, it's adorable tea room with sweet treats, and on-site boutique store give plenty of reasons to visit. The Tea Room is open by reservation for intimate parties and special events. The Kimmell House is located just minutes from first-class dining and entertainment.


$99.00 +tax/ per person

Gather the girls and come on over to the Kimmell House Inn! Enjoy your relaxing day away without lifting a finger! Let us do the cooking and the cleaning while you enjoy your friends. Package available for four to twelve people. Includes an overnight stay and your choice of Victorian Tea Party or evening meal, followed by our homemade hot fudge and brownie sundaes! The full-service espresso bar is open just for you, and a delicious full breakfast is served in the morning. An extra night can be added at the regular room rate. Call Kimmell House Inn at (260) 635-2193 or click below for more information.


Experience heavenly coffee, tea, and one-of-a-kind baked goods by meeting up at the Fox Den in Albion. Explore the historic courthouse square while you and your ladies enjoy seasonal lattes or signature favorites.

Need more caffeine? Enjoy breakfast, brunch, or lunch and some more "grounds" at the nearby Grounded Coffee House. Grounded Coffee is located in historic downtown Ligonier and specializes in espresso drinks, smoothies, and frappes that combine well with their baked goods, paninis, soups, and salads. Selections are photo-worthy and delicious!

INSIDER SCOOP: For more meal destinations, great for your upcoming Girl’s Day Out, check out Sylvan Cellars Tasting Room, Sundaes on Sylvan, and Fashion Farm Restaurant. See the complete list of local places to eat and drink in the SHOPNoble small business directory!


Ladies, do you have a desire to experience something exotic, educational, and unique? Explore Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion, an accredited, non-profit refuge that provides a permanent home to over 90 displaced, captive-raised exotic animals. Few can compare!

Black Pine offers a variety of educational programs that will enhance your knowledge of exotic and endangered species and encourage you to practice responsible pet ownership. Animal residents include big and small cats, wild canines, black bears, primates, exotic birds, and reptiles.

You might also enjoy spending some time with the girls kayaking at Chain O’ Lakes State Park, walking the wildflower woods grounds at Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, or biking on the Noble Trails!

Starting at Gene's Cabin in the Wildflower Woods, you'll find the Fishing Line Trail nearby that connects Rome City to Kendallville. For a peaceful and photo-worthy moment, stop at the Sower Farmhouse and explore the Gazebo in the Hemmingway Restored Wetlands to soak in the sounds of nature that abounds!

Conveniently, the Sower Farm is also located near the edge of the Gene Stratton-Porter site, making it the perfect way to finish the day!

INSIDER SCOOP: Other outdoor destinations great for your upcoming Girl’s Day Out are the Edna Spurgeon Woodland Reserve, Bixler Lake & Park, and Orchard Hill Farms. Explore the Sports and Recreation section of this website for a complete list of outdoor and recreational opportunities.


The secret is out! Annie Oakley Natural Perfumery factory and studio recently made national headlines in the Good Housekeeping's Top 25 Factory Tours in the US. Annie Oakley's is the real deal. Take some time with friends to shop at their beautiful studio in Ligonier, or if time is short, online. When you arrange to visit in person, you may even have the chance to blend your own signature fragrance! Annie Oakley's products are essential oil-based and derived from the best quality ingredients worldwide!

Do you enjoy antiquing? Explore Historic Downtown Kendallville's unique antique stores and boutiques! Download the free flyer and explore Kendallville's Antique Trail! There, you'll will find something you and the girls will love.

Find more shopping destinations in downtown Albion, including A Thyme to Remember, Heath's Antiques, and Taylor Home. SOZO Art Studio at Cree Lake, north of Kendallville, is also a great place to visit with girlfriends.

Find more of our favorite shopping stops here:

For a complete directory of locally-owned shops and restaurants, visit!



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