What is the 3 Dune Challenge? It’s the toughest trail in the Indiana Dunes State Park with 552 vertical feet to climb, complete with breathtaking views of the entire area.
Whether you’re visiting the dunes for a romantic weekend, family vacation, or company retreat, you’re sure to enjoy the peace of being tucked into your own private corner in nature at Spring House Inn. Be sure to share your visit with us using #beachesandbeyond.
Posted on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 in Art , Music, Theater
Chicago Street Theatre is serious about sharing their passion for performance with the younger generation.
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.
Posted on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 in Accommodations, Activities, Beach, Biking, Birding, Camping, Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, Dining, Fishing, Hiking, History, Indiana Dunes, Nature, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping
The lakefront communities are known for their beautiful vistas, scenic lake view sites, and amazing architectural structures.
This classic 1950s location is Northwest Indiana’s only drive-in theater. Visit the 49er Drive-In Theater for a double feature!
If you’re visiting the Indiana Dunes for the first time, you can’t miss out on this must-see destination shop.
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.