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


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


Beyond the Beach

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

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Must Sees

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

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Dining & Nightlife

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

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


Christmas Exhibit at the Museum

Sponsored by: Westchester Township History Museum

Dates: November 22 - February 22, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The Westchester Township History Museum will open a new temporary exhibit, Gen Xmas: Toys and Gifts of the 70s and 80s. Join the stroll down memory lane to an era not to far gone.

Holiday Lights - Sunset Hill Farm

Sponsored by: Sunset Hill Farm County Park

Dates: November 23 - January 04, 2015 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Drive through Northwest Indiana's top holiday light display.  

Santa's Holiday Forest

Dates: November 28 - December 25, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

A real Christmas tree - a perfect gift for the whole family.

Improv Comedy Night

Sponsored by: Waterbird Banquet Center

Date: Saturday, December 27 Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Disposable Theatre is Northwest Indiana's only improv comedy group. Put down the eggnog, wrap up the desserts, & snag your ugly sweater and come out to The Waterbird Banquet Center for Disposable...Read More

Mother Daughter Holiday Tea

Sponsored by: Hageman Memorial Library

Date: Monday, December 29 2:00 p.m.

Mother-daughter tea will celebrate the season. Girls in kindergarten through grade 3 and their moms or grandmoms are invited.

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Indiana Dunes

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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