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Indiana Dunes Tourism

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Address

1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304

Contact

Phone: (219) 926-2255

Fax: (219) 929-5395

About

Want to create a personalized tour of Indiana Dunes Country? Just stop by the Visitor Center. Our front desk destination concierges are supremely knowledgeable and can handpick the perfect attractions, activities and accommodations for you. This includes providing detailed information about dining, shopping, beach access, and assisting with directions and many other needs you may have. If you happen to drop by after hours, the brochure-stocked vestibule is open around the clock. Maps and a phone board listing ALL THE AREA'S ACCOMMODATIONS is provided for your convenience. You can also walk through our ever-changing exhibit room, learn about the history and ecology of the Dunes at our in-house movie theatre and pick out educational mementos in our bookstore. Don’t miss… taking a walk around our building and learning about its eco-friendly architecture. Go to each station to learn about rain gardens and native landscaping, and get ideas of environmentally friendly things you can do at home.

Amenities:

  • Free high speed internet
  • Visitor Center
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Events:

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Dates: January 15 - December 16, 2016
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long. Held on the third Friday of each month.

 

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Art Exhibit at National Lakeshore's Visitor Center

Dates: September 12 - January 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

A collection of Indiana Dunes paintings is now on exhibit at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center. The art is the work of the Duneland Plein Air Painters and will be on display until January of 2017. The Duneland Plein Air Painters follow a long tradition of painting in the Indiana dunes. Artists from the area meet once a week, often in the dunes, to paint outdoors. All artists are welcome to join in on Thursdays, either in the morning or the afternoon.

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French Christmas Concert

Date: Sunday, December 11
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Join local folk trio, Trois Canards, made up of Marti Pizzni, Suzanne Keldsen, and Dot Pakin, as they sing traditional French Christmas songs. The songs, sung in both French and English, are accompanied by traditional instruments. These songs may well have been enjoyed during the holidays by Joseph Bailly, considered the first permanent European settler in the are, whose home is now preserved within the national lakeshore.

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Traditional Holiday Music at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Date: Friday, December 16
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Come out for a night of festive holiday music and singing with the Save the Tunes Council. The Save the Tunes Council is a group of local musicians devoted to preserving and passing on folk songs in the traditional way, using a variety of musical instruments including guitar, auto harp, dulcimer, banjo, harmonica bagpipe, penny whistle, hurdy gurdy, and other obscure instruments.

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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Dates: January 20 - December 15, 2017
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long. Held on the third Friday of each month.

 

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Hiking Festival

Dates: October 07 - October 08, 2017
all day (CT)

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