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We’re more than just a pretty place. We’re thousands of 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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When it comes to our newly minted national park, it’s a numbers game. It’s 15,000 acres of unadulterated adventure; 1,100 flowering plants; 350 species of birds; 50 miles of trails over dunes…

Serving up adventure since 1925. With over 2,000 acres of stunning terrain to explore, discover our Hoosier landscape from beaches and sand dunes to wetlands and ancient forests.

You’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local…

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Festivals & Events

Where to Celebrate the Eclipse in Porter County

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On Monday, April 8th, 2024, the Indiana Dunes area will experience a partial eclipse. While we are sadly outside of the path of totality in Indiana, people in the area will still be able to…

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Five Reasons to Take the 3 Pizza Challenge

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Fresh-baked crust, bright red tomato sauce, and gooey cheese. And let's not forget the toppings! Whether you stick to the basics like sausage or pepperoni or are a die-hard fan of…

What Are the Indiana Dunes?

Outdoor Adventures in the Dunes

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Dunes Deals

Shake off the sand south of the Indiana Dunes! Dig up real savings with Indiana Dunes Deals and make the most of…

Pet Friendly

There’s a reason Indiana Dunes National Park was named the #1 pet-friendly attraction in the state of Indiana…

The best way to live like a local, is to learn from a local. Our Visitor Center offers everything you need to learn more about the Indiana Dunes area with the added assistance of our super…

Shake off the sand south of the Indiana Dunes! Dig up real savings with Indiana Dunes Deals and make the most of your vacation. Discounts ranging from a free scoop of ice cream to savings on…





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A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or…