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.

Must Sees

Dining & Nightlife

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

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Dining & Nightlife


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


Hollidaze Arts & Crafts Show

Dates: November 22 - November 23, 2014 Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The holiday shopping seasons begins early with this art and craft show set to feature 160 art and craft vendors from 5 states selling thousands of beautiful items.  Shop in a holiday spirit with...Read More

Winter Night Lights Festival

Sponsored by: Sunset Hill Farm County Park

Date: Saturday, November 22 From: 3:00 - 8:00 PM

Don't miss Northwest Indiana's top holiday light display and festival!  There will be pictures with Santa, music, crafts, cookie decorating, fireworks and more!  Guests have the opportunity...Read More

Christmas Exhibit at the Museum

Sponsored by: Westchester Township History Museum

Dates: November 22 - February 22, 2015 Starting: 2:00 PM

The Westchester Township History Museum will open a new temporary exhibit, Gen Xmas: Toys and Gifts of the 70s and 80s.  Refreshments of the 70s and 80s will be served at the exhibit opening,...Read More

Holiday Lights - Sunset Hill Farm

Sponsored by: Sunset Hill Farm County Park

Dates: November 23 - January 04, 2015 From: 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Drive through Northwest Indiana's top holiday light displays.  

Santa's Holiday Forest

Dates: November 28 - December 25, 2014 From: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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

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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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