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Old Oak Inn, a farmhouse built in 1903, has been totally renovated with modern convenience while retaining all of the original character and charm. Situated on three acres surrounded by farm fields, Old Oak Inn is just minutes away from restaurants and shopping. Just 1.4 miles from Indiana Wesleyan University and 13.4 miles from Taylor University, the inn is conveniently located for guests visiting their students and attending university events.



Old Oak  Inn offers four well-appointed non-smoking rooms with private baths, mini-split temperature control units  and free WiFi.





A farmhouse breakfast is a memorable event and great start to your morning.

Backyard Tranquility


Relax in the comfort of the backyard swing or the oversized hammock. Enjoy the sunset and a snack while seated at the outdoor table.

Free Wifi


Free WiFi is provided throughout

the inn.



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Outdoor Activities

Arbor Trace is a beautiful rolling golf course with irrigated, tree-lined fairways.

A canoe launch provides access to the Mississinewa River and is open all year for relaxing and scenic canoeing along the river.

Enjoy biking, hiking, or jogging along the beautiful  portion of the Cardinal Greenway  rail-trail project in Grant County. The trail runs for 17 miles through Jonesboro, Gas City, Marion, Sweetzer and Converse with parking at major trailheads.

Cumberland Covered Bridge, built in 1877 and restored in 1999, spans the Mississinewa River at Matthews and is the last remaining bridge in Grant County. The bridge is the site of an annual festival on the weekend after Labor Day and is a scenic, serene setting for picnics or daydreams.

Gardens of Matter Park  are 6.3 acres of aesthetic beauty in the heart of Matter Park. The gardens have earned the prestigious designation as a Proven Winner Signature Garden. Charming water features, a butterfly garden and garden structures grace the area.

The Gas City Park features annual festivals that include Summer concerts in the Park Series, Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Ducktail Run Rod and Custom Show in September and a Christmas light display each December.

Fairmount, Indiana is the hometown of Jim Davis, creator of the comic strip Garfield. Jim Davis's and Garfield's presence continue to be felt via Grant County's Garfield Trail . Visit twelve unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat. The statues depict James Davis's Garfield in fun costumes or situations. Taking a trip along the Garfield trail is a great family activity and presents a number of fun photo opportunities.


Indoor Activities


Enjoy the latest releases at AMC Showplace 12 Movie Theatre.

Crest Lanes provides a clean, accommodating and friendly environment for a delightful bowling experience.

A historical landmark, Fairmount Historical Museum, was founded in 1975. Exhibits showcase authentic artifacts of hometown film star James Dean, Garfield cartoon creator Jim Davis, community history and much more. The Museum sponsors the annual James Dean Festival and James Dean Run Car Show during the  last full weekend in September.

Five Points Mall is a full service shopping center that offers a variety of merchandise for every shopper. Enjoy lunch or dinner at Applebee's.

The Gas City Museum displays a wide range of artifacts from Gas City Hall, the Avalon Hotel, the Arcade Theater, the Natural Gas Boom, glass factories, railroad and local artists.

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