There's so much waiting to be discovered at The Indiana Dunes

Located along the southern tip of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes attracts millions of visitors each year. While best known for its world class beaches, the Indiana Dunes and its surrounding areas offer so much more. World class cuisine, breathtaking scenery, eclectic nightlife and exhilarating biking and hiking await you on your next trip to the Dunes.

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The Indiana Dunes

Come see the towering sand dunes and more than 70 miles of hiking and biking trails through dunes, forests, marshes and prairies.

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The Indiana Dunes

Accommodations

From bed & breakfasts to friendly motels, you’ll find accommodations perfectly suited to your travel style.

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Accommodations

Beaches & Beyond

There’s far more to Indiana Dunes Country than waves and sand. Step beyond the beach and discover more.

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Beaches & Beyond

Must Sees

Make the most of your trip to Indiana Dunes! Don't miss out on these must see attractions.

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Must Sees

Eating & Drinking

Explore past the Dunes and uncover the hospitality of the surrounding areas.

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Eating & Drinking

Downtowns

Discover the charm of our distinct communities as you pursue your passions along quiet streets and bustling avenues.

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Downtowns

Mission Escape

Sponsored by: Mission: Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2020 Check website for times

You will be tasked with tackling logical problems and puzzles. You will put out little physical effort and your wit and observation will be the key to your success. Everything you need to be...Read More

Prehistoric Porter County

Sponsored by: Porter County Museum (PoCo Muse)

Dates: January 01 - December 26, 2020 Check website for times

In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More

Open Storage Exhibition

Sponsored by: Porter County Museum (PoCo Muse)

Dates: January 01 - December 26, 2020 Check website for times

These areas are presently used to store artifacts, however, remain open to visitors interested in seeing the museum's ongoing work with its collections.

Cabinet of Curiosities

Sponsored by: Porter County Museum (PoCo Muse)

Dates: January 01 - December 26, 2020 Check website for times

Examine some of the strangest items in our collection as you accompany a PoCo Muse staff member on a guided tour of their Cabinet of Curiosities. The tour will provide additional background...Read More

Bark Ranger Program at National Park

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes Tourism

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Bring along your furry friend for a hike at most locations in the Indiana Dunes National ark. Learn the rules of being a Bark Ranger owner, answer a few questions while taking a hike and your best...Read More

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Nature’s Masterpiece

Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails, and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping, and attractions.

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