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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

Beaches & Beyond

We’re more than just a pretty place. We’re 9,000 years of indigenous culture. A home away from home for centuries of European immigrants. An emblem of pioneering spirit and a seat of industrial innovation. We’ve been shaped by glaciers and defined by our dunes, but what you’ll find here on the south shore of Lake Michigan is beyond anything you could imagine. Stunning scenery, tight-knit communities, and thousands of acres of adventure-filled wilderness. You may not know this version of Indiana Dunes Country, but you will soon.

Discover Our Shores

Do More in the Dunes

Tales from the Dunes

The Indiana Dunes Blog

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 latest and greatest tales from the dunes.

Wildlife

The Upside-Down Bird With the Strange Song

Bobolinks have color unlike most birds and have a strange, metallic sounding song.

Things to Do

Mask-Uerade Video Contest

Take a video of yourself or someone you know wearing a mask at any park, restaurant, hotel, shop, or attraction in Porter County and be entered to…

Visitor Center

Our Hoosier Hospitality Promise

The Indiana Dunes Visitor Center has taken the Hoosier Hospitality Promise to help keep our staff and visitors safe and healthy.

Save on Your Vacation

Sun, Sand, and Spectacular Savings for your Indiana Dunes Vacation.

Attractions & Recreation

Mission: Escape

Mission: Escape

Chesterton
1050 Broadway, Ste. 3

Shopping

Ash & Aspen

Ash and Aspen

Chesterton
206 S. Calumet Rd., Ste. B

Must See & Do

49'er Drive-In Theatre

49er Drive-In Theatre

Valparaiso
675 N. Calumet Ave.

Casual Dining

The Port Drive-In

The Port Drive-In

Chesterton
419 N. Calumet Rd.

RVs & Campgrounds

Lakeshore Camp Resort

Lakeshore Camp Resort

Portage
5300 Old Porter Rd.

Attractions & Recreation

Forest Park Golf Course & Welter Room

Forest Park and Creekside Golf Courses

Valparaiso
1155 Sheffield Dr.

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