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.
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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.
If you’re visiting the Indiana Dunes for the first time, you can’t miss out on this must-see destination shop.
There’s no better way to get up close with nature in Indiana Dunes Country than exploring the more than 70 miles of trails that wind through the State Park and National Park.
Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 in Accommodations, Activities, Art , Music, Theater, Beach, Biking, Birding, Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, Dining, Fishing, Hiking, History, Indiana Dunes, Nature, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping
This isn’t your typical beach vacation. With world-class beaches surrounded by miles of nationally recognized camping and hiking experiences, your stay at the Indiana Dunes will be one of a kind.
You don’t have to travel across the country for this kind of exciting vacation. Instead, go wild with an Indiana Dunes staycation!
The 2018 Logs to Lustrons Tour by Indiana Landmarks marked my first expedition across Indiana Dunes Country since I moved here in January. The Indiana Dunes area is known for the Century of Progress homes built along the Lake Michigan coast in 1933 after the Chicago World’s Fair. You definitely can’t miss the brightest of them, the pink “Flamingo” house, as your cruise along the beach between Porter and Beverly Shores. Beyond this iconic site, I had no idea just how much was waiting to be discovered at the Indiana Dunes.
There’s so much waiting to be discovered at Indiana Dunes! Not sure where to begin your adventure? Browse through these must-sees in our local communities!
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
Get a glimpse of the Indiana Dunes with Indiana Dunes Tourism’s Beaches and Beyond inspirational video.
Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 in History
The beautiful Brown Mansion, built in 1885, is now home to the Westchester History Museum. Inside, visitors have the opportunity to explore over 10,000 years of Indiana Dunes history.