Topic: Indiana Dunes

  • Go Extreme with the 3 Dune Challenge

    The Indiana Dunes is home to beautiful beaches, magnificent sunsets, and unique ecosystems. It’s the perfect vacation spot to sit back and relax on the beach, but beyond the beaches are miles of trails for adventure seekers. Take a break from your relaxation, and go extreme on the 3 Dune Challenge.

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  • The Photography of William Richardson presented at museum

    Gregg Hertzlieb of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will present the photography of William Richardson at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, on Saturday, June 20, at 2 PM. A chemist at trade and photographer at heart, William Richardson took thousands of photographs from around the world in … Continued

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  • Bicyclists traveling entire perimeter of Lake Michigan enjoy Indiana Dunes

    By Suzie LaBelle Editor’s note: Suzie LaBelle and Will Heelan, both of Wilmette, IL, are bicycling around the entire perimeter of Lake Michigan, and they recently passed through Indiana Dunes Country. Their trip is scheduled to go from May 17 to June 15, 2015, starting in Wilmette and going counterclockwise around the lake. They will … Continued

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  • Indiana Dunes Country: The perfect place to fish

               By Mike Ryan     My favorite fishing story is about the time I battled to bring in the remaining steelhead trout I needed to win a fishing tournament.   I kept getting a steelhead on the line, only to have the hook break off. Finally, on my sixth try, I … Continued

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  • Up for a new fitness challenge along Lake Michigan’s Southern Shore?

    Are you ready for a run or hike that will leave your legs screaming, sweat pouring down your face and your mind telling you that you should turn back? If so, The 3 Dune Challenge is for you. To complete The 3 Dune Challenge, a person must tackle a special 1.5 mile course at Indiana … Continued

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  • Beaches, Indiana Dunes and so much more

    Are you interested in seeing a bog where you can traverse floating boardwalks to literally walk on water and see insect-eating plants and rare orchids? Do you want to visit a bison farm where you can get within inches of the massive animals? Are you up for hiking one of the most amazing dune trails … Continued

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  • Indiana Dunes a top Midwest birding spot

    By Ken Kosky The Indiana Dunes region is one of the best spots in the Midwest for birdwatching, and spring is the time of year when birders are rewarded with the biggest variety and quantity of birds. To kick off the peak spring birding season, Indiana Dunes Tourism has launched a special birding webpage which features … Continued

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  • New video shows danger and beauty of Lake Michigan shelf ice; people can see it for themselves at events on Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion rooftop

    A group stands on the shore, a safe distance from the shelf ice. By Ken Kosky Shelf ice is a cold-weather phenomenon that occurs when cold temperatures freeze small areas of an open lake, forming float ice. This ice will build up over time and be pushed to shore by waves, eventually accumulating on top … Continued

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