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Michelle Senderhauf
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Michelle Senderhauf

Five Reasons to Get the Dunes Deals Passport

How do you save money while visiting the Indiana Dunes area? We've made it easy. All you have to do is sign up for our free Dunes Deals Passport, and you'll have discounts and coupons for restaurants, shops, and things to do! Not enough to convince you? Here are five reasons you should use Dunes…

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Accessible Adventures in the Indiana Dunes

Accessible Adventures in the Indiana Dunes Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you're looking to hike, bird, paddle, or just wander and take in the scenery, the Indiana Dunes area has many accessible adventures to offer. Here are some popular outdoor places and…

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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! Cinnamon, apple, and pumpkin baked goods pop up on restaurant menus and are paired with caramel or pumpkin coffees. It doesn't end with sweets. Stews, soups…

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Top 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 beginning. Here are five of our favorite fall activities in the Indiana Dunes area. Hike at the Indiana Dunes State Park Whether you're looking to burn…

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Locals Love: Top 10 Date Night Restaurants

A date night in the Indiana Dunes area is unlike anywhere else in the state. Couples can take romantic strolls along the 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline or hike together on the 70 miles of scenic hiking trails. In the evening, the beach makes for the perfect spot to watch the sunset over the…

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Which Indiana Dunes Beach Should You Visit?

Which Indiana Dunes Beach Should You Visit? Thinking about visiting the Indiana Dunes and wondering which beach you should visit? With nine different beaches along 15 miles of Lake Michigan's southern shoreline, it's easy to get confused! This guide will help you decide which Indiana Dunes beach is…

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Dunes 101: What are the Indiana Dunes?

What are the Indiana Dunes? Two park systems make up the Indiana Dunes. The Indiana Dunes State Park spreads over 2,000 acres and is operated by the state of Indiana. The Indiana Dunes National Park is located on both the east and west sides of the state park and is operated by the federal…

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Dunes 101: How to Stay Safe in the Dunes

The Indiana Dunes area offers a variety of outdoor activities like swimming, hiking, camping, paddling, bicycling, wandering, and more. To make sure you have the most fun possible while visiting, be sure to watch this video full of safety tips and guidelines about how to be a responsible visitor…

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