Topic: CHesterton

  • Chesterton — Community Series

      Beyond the beaches of the Indiana dunes lies a small town with plenty of personality and entertainment. From locally owned restaurants and shops to a thriving art scene, Chesterton is the perfect place to stay during your Indiana Dunes getaway. Whether your visit lasts a day, a weekend, or an entire week, Chesterton has … Continued

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  • Your Need-to-Know Info for Visiting Art Barn

      By now I’ve written enough blog posts here at the tourism offices that my bosses might be catching on: when there’s a chance to get out of the office – I take it! This week, I journeyed to Art Barn, a peaceful art studio located halfway between Chesterton and Valparaiso. Here’s what you should … Continued

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  • 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

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  • An Afternoon at the Westchester Township History Museum

    This post was contributed by our community engagement director, Brooke Allen.   It’s time to admit something a bit embarrassing. I’ve lived in Chesterton for a decade and have never stopped to visit the local Westchester Township History Museum. I suppose it’s sort of like how Chicago natives have never been to the top of … Continued

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  • Go Local in the Indiana Dunes with Indiana Grown

    Going local isn’t just a trend. It’s a way to know where your products come from, who makes them, and a chance to honor the hard work that goes into whatever you buy. When you buy local products in Indiana Dunes Country, you’re taking a little piece of our area home with you. We’ve put … Continued

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  • Indiana Dunes and Trains? Yeah, we have that.

    It might be a little unexpected, but train enthusiasts love visiting Indiana Dunes Country. What makes our area so great for railroad themed excursions?  Here’s five reasons:   1. Tracks leading to and from Chicago With Chicago only an hour away, major railway lines cross Indiana Dunes Country at numerous points where you’ll see freight … Continued

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  • 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

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  • 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

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