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A Yoga Enthusiast Shares His Favorite Spots in the Indiana Dunes

Posted on Friday, October 6th, 2017 in Activities, Beach, Dining, Indiana Dunes, Nature, Outdoor Adventures

A Yoga Enthusiast Shares His Favorite Spots in the Indiana Dunes

This post was contributed by local yoga enthusiast Andrew Morris. You can learn more about Andrew and his yoga practice here.   If you’re anything like me, you don’t often take a full day to pamper yourself and fully immerse yourself in what an area has to offer. Having lived in Northwest Indiana (NWI) for … Continued

Two-day Group Itinerary in the Indiana Dunes

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Accommodations, Dining, Indiana Dunes, Outdoor Adventures

Two-day Group Itinerary in the Indiana Dunes

What to do when you have 18 people, 2 days and want to see as much as possible in the Indiana Dunes? You do what the Brand USA MegaFam Tour did and follow our group itinerary.

Duneland Pizza wins Porter County Pizza Wars

Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 in Dining, Indiana Dunes

Duneland Pizza wins Porter County Pizza Wars

Duneland Pizza in Chesterton recently won the Porter County Pizza Wars competition, with The Rolling Stonebaker pizza truck earning runner up honors. Duneland Pizza then went on to compete in the Northern Indiana Pizza Wars, earning a visit from Chicago-based travel guide author and journalist Kate Silver. Here’s what Silver wrote about Duneland Pizza: This … Continued

The Ultimate Indiana Dunes Bucket List

Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 in Dining, History, Indiana Dunes, Nature

The Ultimate Indiana Dunes Bucket List

At Expedia Viewfinder, we’re huge advocates of bucket lists, so we partnered up with our friends at Indiana Dunes Tourism to build our own agenda filled with the best things to do in the Indiana Dunes. From tackling The 3 Dune Challenge to visiting Chesterton’s European Market, we complied the top ways to experience the … Continued

Ideas for spring break – and the upcoming summer

Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 in Activities, Dining, Uncategorized

Ideas for spring break – and the upcoming summer

By Ken Kosky Looking for spring break fun or want to get a head start on ideas for summer fun? There’s plenty to do at the Indiana Dunes and the surrounding communities – like Chesterton, Portage and Valparaiso. Kids can become Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Junior Rangers by stopping by the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, located … Continued

The snow is here! It’s time to get outside and play

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014 in Activities, Dining, Uncategorized

The snow is here! It’s time to get outside and play

A nice blanket of snow is now covering Indiana Dunes Country. Do you know what that means? It means the time is right for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and other winter fun at The Indiana Dunes and surrounding areas. Skiing enthusiasts will find miles of trails through a variety of terrain. Just be sure to … Continued

Exploring the Art, Shopping, Food and Beaches of Indiana Dunes Country

Posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 in Activities, Dining, Shopping

submitted by Allyson Baughman Five and a half years ago, my husband and I moved to Chesterton from Southern Indiana. Adapting to this new community has been such a joyful experience. Porter County is home to an extraordinary number of restaurateurs, retailers, artists, recreation site managers and event planners who grasp the significance of consummate … Continued

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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.