Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 in Dining
Chili dogs, burgers, frosted mugs of their home-brewed root beer, 50 flavors of shakes and malts, soft-serve ice cream cones, sundaes, and scores of other treats are yours to enjoy at this 1957 Chesterton icon.
Taste the Best of the Region at Lucrezia Café—Savor magnificent creations like rigatoni with smoked chicken, braised lamb shank, or “won’t-find-it-fresher” grilled wild salmon. Everything on their award-winning menu is made to order from scratch.
Built on a former army base with 28 acres of bunkers, trenches, buildings, and radar towers, this is hands-down the best paintball range in the Chicagoland area. There’s open play on weekends, and during the week groups can make reservations and rent the whole place for a private game.
For great springtime birding, there’s no place like the Indiana Dunes. More than 350 bird species live or migrate through the dunes every year, drawn to Lake Michigan’s open waters and to the diverse habitats available for nesting.
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
In the heart of Indiana Dunes Country in downtown Valparaiso lies Old World Market. This specialty food, wine, and cheese market offers delicious tastes, affordable prices, all served up with a smile—what more could a foodie wish for?
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.