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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

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There’s So Much Waiting To Be DISCOVERED

Beaches & Beyond

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 Indiana Dunes Country, but you will soon.

Discover Our Shores

Do More in the Dunes

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.

Events

Welcome Indiana Elite FC Families!

We’re proud to welcome you to the home of the Indiana Dunes. We hope you enjoy your stay and good luck in the competition!

Wildlife

One Bat, Two Bat

We were delighted to find that our furry, winged, big brown bat mascot was hanging upside down again this year in the rafters of the Kankakee Sands…

Things to Do

Top Five Places to Enjoy Fall Colors in the Indiana Dunes

Each fall, the trees in the Indiana Dunes area explode with vibrant autumn colors. Here are five places with amazing autumn views.

Save on Your Vacation

Sun, Sand, and Spectacular Savings for your Indiana Dunes Vacation.

Attractions & Recreation

Inman's Bowling & Recreation Center

Inman’s Bowling & Recreation Center

Valparaiso
3201 Evans Ave.

Casual Dining

Round the Clock Restaurant - Valparaiso

Round the Clock Restaurant

Valparaiso
217 E. Lincolnway

Pizza

Shoe's Pizzeria

Shoe’s Pizzeria

Valparaiso
3300 N. Calumet Ave.

Bed & Breakfasts

At Home in the Woods Bed and Breakfast

At Home in the Woods

Chesterton
898 N. County Rd. 350 East

Shopping

Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited

Valparaiso
2902 N. Calumet Ave.

Cultural Dining

Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill

Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill

Chesterton
356 Indian Boundary Rd.

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