Get itinerary inspiration with these group tour stops in DeKalb County, Indiana.
“Our niche is definitely the classic car scene, but as many discover while exploring our unique attractions, the whole county has a welcoming simplicity and essence of early childhood nostalgia.” –Amber Caccamo, executive director, DeKalb County Visitors Bureau
Car lovers venture to Auburn and DeKalb County to experience rich automotive history. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is in the original international headquarters building of the Auburn Automobile Company. The art deco showroom holds Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg cars manufactured from 1925 to 1937.
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum covers Ford history from 1932 through 1953. National Auto & Truck Museum presents over 190 prewar and postwar cars and trucks, prototype vehicles, vintage gas pumps, and the rare GM Futurliner No. 10 (out of only 12 produced).
The International Monster Truck Museum and Hall of Fame in Butler regularly features several monster trucks along with a great collection of monster truck memorabilia, photos, driver uniforms and crew shirts, and historic body panels.
Sechler’s Pickles has produced pickles — and relishes and salsas — for 100 years in St. Joe. Stop at the factory showroom for the complete product lineup, from old standards to spicy new combinations. Tours and samples are not currently offered.
The former Garrett State Bank building has been transformed into Garrett Museum of Art. The museum provides educational, cultural and recreational programs and showcases local and regional artists.
The history of draft animals in America comes into focus at DeKalb County Horsemen’s Association and Draft Animal Museum. The museum is open select Saturdays and Sundays from May to October and by appointment.
DeKalb County Visitors Bureau