Great bird migrations in spring. Summer concerts under star-lit skies. Local restaurants and farm markets celebrating the harvests of autumn. Snowshoeing the Lakeshore in the brilliant blues and windswept white of winter. When every quarter of the calendar has this much to offer, you can’t help but look forward to the change of seasons.
With three miles of uninterrupted Lake Michigan shoreline, summer is pretty popular around here. Beyond the beach, browse the markets filled with fresh produce and artisan crafts, take a swing on one of our golf courses or seek your thrills at our County Fair. Learn more
Autumn in Indiana Dunes Country is pretty colorful—and it’s not just the leaves. You’ll enjoy our wonderful and eclectic festivals that boast something for every interest. While warm days and cooler nights invite you to browse our many shops and visit local artists. Learn more
Grab your mittens and experience the snow-covered silence of the National Lakeshore trails. Glide around the Hebron outdoor ice rink. Watch for Horned Larks and Snow Buntings at the Port of Indiana. Cozy up by the fireside for a delicious meal. Learn more
The Indiana Dunes bursts into life each spring with the return of our migratory birds, our music series, wildflower walks through the park, and the perfume of magnolias. Watch the great herons return to their rookery and be sure to pack your fishing rod. Learn more