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In the Indiana Dunes, the fun outlives the swim season. Experience small-town charm at Hike under a full moon. Listen to a rockin’ musical line-up. Eat until your heart’s content. Live like a local all year round with our collection of seasonal, annual, and once-in-a-blue-moon events and festivals.

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Bark Ranger Program at National Park

November 22 - December 31, 2020

Bring along your furry friend for a hike at most locations in the Indiana Dunes National ark. Learn the rules of being a Bark Ranger owner, answer a…

Cabinet of Curiosities

November 25 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. Examine some of the strangest items in our…

Do Your Part! A County Responds to the First World War

November 25 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. Immerse yourself in the history of WWI as…

From a Bailly Point of View

November 25 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. What do our belongings say about our…

Mission Escape

November 22 - December 31, 2020

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH THE COVID-19 VIRUS, SOME EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED OR POSTPONING. CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.  You will be…

Open Storage Exhibition

November 25 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. These areas are presently used to store…

Prehistoric Porter County

November 25 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION. In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron…

The 3 Dune Challenge

November 23 - December 31, 2020

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed…

Midwest Rail Rangers on the South Shore Line

November 22 - December 27, 2020

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH THE COVID-19 VIRUS, SOME EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED OR POSTPONING. CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.  Join…

Visit the Alton Goin Museum

Saturday, December 12, 2020

DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH THE COVID-19 VIRUS, SOME EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED OR POSTPONING. CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.  Have you…

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Nature's Remedies

Nature’s Remedies

15% OFF One Item Only Supplements • Sports Nutrition • Bulk Foods/Spices Natural Foods • Body Care • Wheat/Gluten Free Location: 2812 N.…

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Philips Ace Hardware & Gift Gallery

Philips Ace Hardware & Gift Gallery

$5 OFF your next purchase of $25 or more. Hardware, tool, gifts, Fannie Mae candy, greeting cards, mini-storage, Boy Scout supplies, and…

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Forest Park Golf Course & Welter Room

Forest Park and Creekside Golf Courses

Buy one green fee get one FREE (cart purchase required) Forest Park: 18 Hole Golf Course • Open April–November Creekside: 12 Hole Golf Course…

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Inman's Bowling & Recreation Center

Inman’s Bowling & Recreation Center

Buy one get one FREE, bowling games, time bowling, mini-golf, go-karts and paddle boats. Experience 32 lanes of bowling, a video game arcade with…

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Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll through the woods or a calorie-burning hike up steep dunes, the Indiana Dunes has the perfect trail for…

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Five Things to Do This November in the Indiana Dunes

November is a wonderful time to visit the Indiana Dunes. The temperatures are mild, the leaves are starting to fall, and the holiday season is just…

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Long-legged Leapers of the Kankakee Sands Prairie

Northern leopard frogs are the long-legged leapers of our Kankakee Sands prairie, and catching one is not only thrilling but hard to do!

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Welcome Indiana Elite FC Families!

We’re proud to welcome you to the home of the Indiana Dunes. We hope you enjoy your stay and good luck in the competition!

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One Bat, Two Bat

We were delighted to find that our furry, winged, big brown bat mascot was hanging upside down again this year in the rafters of the Kankakee Sands…

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Top Five Places to Enjoy Fall Colors in the Indiana Dunes

Each fall, the trees in the Indiana Dunes area explode with vibrant autumn colors. Here are five places with amazing autumn views.