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The Official Indiana Dunes Travel Guide

We’re more than just a pretty place. We’re 9,000 years of indigenous culture. A home away from home for centuries of European immigrants. An emblem of pioneering spirit and a seat of industrial innovation. We’ve been shaped by glaciers and defined by our dunes, but what you’ll find here on the south shore of Lake Michigan is beyond anything you could imagine. Stunning scenery, tight-knit communities, and thousands of acres of adventure-filled wilderness. You may not know this version of the Indiana Dunes, but you will soon.

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Tales from the Dunes

The Indiana Dunes Blog

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 latest and greatest tales from the dunes.

Discovery Trail

Waking at Cowles Bog

For runners, Cowles Bog, easily one of the most technically challenging in the region, in addition to being easy on the eyes, is an immeasurable…

Eat & Drink

Locals Love: Best Places for Fall Foods

Once the temperatures drop and the leaves turn warm hues of red, orange, and yellow, many people start thinking about one thing—fall flavors! Our…

Communities

Five Things to Do This November in the Indiana Dunes

November is a wonderful time to visit the Indiana Dunes. The temperatures are mild, the leaves are starting to fall, and the holiday season is just…

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Feel like family with intimate accommodations that range from nature-inspired retreats in the woods to award-winning romantic getaways surrounded by gardens.

Hotels & Inns

A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or a place you can bring your four-legged friend? Your unique getaway deserves a distinct accommodation.