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The Port Drive-In: A Chesterton Icon

The Port Drive-In: A Chesterton Icon Ever wanted to go back in time? As Porter County's only drive-in restaurant, The Port Drive-In is a blast from the past and is one of the Indiana Dunes area's must-sees & dos. Chili dogs made using the original 1950's recipe are a local favorite as well as the…

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Amazing Birding at the Indiana Dunes

For great springtime birding, there's no place like the Indiana Dunes. More than 350 bird species live or migrate through the dunes every year, drawn to Lake Michigan's open waters and to the diverse habitats available for nesting. Beaches, dunes, woodlands, wetlands, and prairies decorate the…

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DunesWalk Inn

By Tara Schnadenberg It is impossible to explore the Indiana Dunes in a single afternoon. In our communities, you'll find breathtaking views, excellent restaurants, and adventures suitable for all ages. Take your time diving into the Indiana Dunes while you enjoy a luxurious stay at one of the…

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Bicycling Outdoor Adventures Video

Miles of beaches and breathtaking sunsets aren't the only things the Indiana Dunes has to offer. Take your next adventure beyond the beach and explore the inimitable sights Northwest Indiana has to offer on two wheels. Bicycling Walking along the beach and boating are not the only ways to witness…

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Going Beyond the Beach at the Indiana Dunes

Located along the southern tip of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes and its surrounding areas make it the perfect destination for a day, weekend, or weeklong getaway. The Indiana Dunes has one of the nation’s five best beaches for family fun—and the only one not on an ocean. Its 15 miles of…

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