Travel Blog - Birding

Paul’s Adventures in the Indiana Dunes

Posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 in Activities, Beach, Biking, Birding, Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, Fishing, Hiking, Indiana Dunes, Outdoor Adventures

Paul’s Adventures in the Indiana Dunes

Hike, bike, paddle, and fish at the Indiana Dunes! Local adventurer Paul can show you some of the many adventures just waiting to be discovered.

Indiana Dunes Beaches and Beyond Video

Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 in Accommodations, Activities, Art , Music, Theater, Beach, Biking, Birding, Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, Dining, Fishing, Hiking, History, Indiana Dunes, Nature, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping

Indiana Dunes Beaches and Beyond Video

Get a glimpse of the Indiana Dunes with Indiana Dunes Tourism’s Beaches and Beyond inspirational video.

The Magic of the Merlin

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 in Birding, Indiana Dunes, Nature

The Magic of the Merlin

  Guest post by Alyssa Nyberg of Kankakee Sands   Lately we’ve had sightings of merlins at Kankakee Sands. Magical wizards at Kankakee Sands?! That would be incredible! But, well, not exactly. The merlins that are being seen are of the avian sort. “Lady hawk” is another name given to this majestic, light-weight, swift bird … Continued

A Beginner Goes to Bird Fest

Posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016 in Activities, Birding, Indiana Dunes, Nature, Outdoor Adventures

A Beginner Goes to Bird Fest

by Brooke Allen, Community Engagement Director at Indiana Dunes Tourism   This week begins my second month at Indiana Dunes Tourism. As the new kid, I look for ways to learn more about the dunes area. I approached my boss with the idea of actually attending the annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, rather than just … Continued

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