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Indiana Dunes Tourism Destination Guides And Brochures

A little planning can go a long way. That’s why we have a selection of free digital and printed guides to help you navigate your next Indiana Dunes getaway.

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Bed & Breakfasts

Riley’s Railhouse Bed & Breakfast

Housed in a former New York Central style freight station, this railroad-themed bed & breakfast underwent extensive renovations and opened its doors…

Hotels & Inns

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson – Valparaiso

This hotel combines the convenience of a big chain hotel with the friendliness of a small-town motel. Come and enjoy the fresh coffee and cookies…

Bed & Breakfasts

Pikk’s Tavern & Inn

This one-of-a-kind restaurant and inn, built to resemble a 1940s Chicago-style steakhouse, blends old and new in an eclectic atmosphere. All their…

RVs & Campgrounds

Sand Creek Campground

This peaceful, family-oriented campground is just minutes from the Indiana Dunes State Park and The Indiana Dunes National Park. In addition to the…

Hotels & Inns

Hampton Inn Portage

Enjoy the spacious rooms and scenic views at this friendly, accommodating hotel. As with all Hampton Inn hotels, the staff strives to provide you…

Bed & Breakfasts

At Home in the Woods Bed and Breakfast

This National-Park-themed bed and breakfast combines the convenience of a hotel with the comfortable casualness of staying with family. Hosts…

Hotels & Inns

Comfort Inn & Suites – Porter

Relax and unwind in the warm, welcoming aura of this Porter hotel. Located only a few miles from the Indiana Dunes and just off I-94, it’s the…

Hotels & Inns

Waterbird Lakeside Inn

Waterbird Lakeside Inn is the perfect setting for relaxation. Offering guest rooms with private balconies, enjoy the scenery of their 60 acres of…

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Beaches

Dunes 101: How to Stay Safe in the Dunes

Check out these safety tips and guidelines about how to be a responsible visitor when enjoying the Indiana Dunes.

Beaches

Dunes 101: Where are the Indiana Dunes beaches?

The Indiana Dunes beaches get a lot of attention—and for good reason! Visiting an Indiana Dunes beach is a no-brainer, but which beach should you…

Eat & Drink

The Port Drive-In: A Chesterton Icon

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. 

Arts & Entertainment

49er Drive-In Theatre: Family Fun With a 1950s Feel

The 49er Drive-In Theatre is Northwest Indiana’s only drive-in theater. Enjoy all the aspects of a 1950s drive-in merged with modern-day convenience.

Plants and Wildlife

American Bittern: Thunder-pumper of the Wetlands

When it wants to vanish, the American bittern stretches out its stout, boldly striped neck and points its long, straight bill up to the sky. Despite…

Plants and Wildlife

Indiana’s Springtime Wetlands

There’s something about having your feet in water that is a thrill. As a kid, I jumped and splashed in puddles and ponds just to see how big an…