sitting around a campfire Header Item 1

Group Planning

Give your group some breathing space in the Indiana Dunes. Whether you’re looking to have an intimate wedding ceremony on our world-class beaches or challenge your coworkers to hike our 70 miles of trails, the Indiana Dunes is the perfect spot for your group event. Located just one hour east of downtown Chicago and with the picturesque Indiana Dunes as its backdrop, our area offers first-class experiences for meetings, corporate retreats, weddings, family events.

View All Group Planning Download our Event Planning Guide

Find Group Planning

  • Search

(219) Taproom

Pull up a stool! A “traditional” taproom, (219) features 16 taps with four to eight taps from one or more carefully-curated breweries with a…

109 S. 3rd St., Chesterton

49’er Drive-In Theatre

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation. Open weekends in April, May, and…

675 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

4th Street Theater

This award-winning community theater produces blockbuster musicals and more. Call or check their website for a schedule.

125 N. 4th St., Chesterton

A Van-Go Chauffeur & Shuttle

Are you looking for safe, reliable transportation for your special event? A Van-Go’s 15 passenger van creates a comfortable, stress-free solution.

1353 Berg St., Porter

Aaron’s Mortgage Inn

This local bar serves Italian beef, cheeseburgers, and daily specials. They also serve JJ’s Pizza all day and night.

1400 Broadway, Chesterton

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine

Abbiocco translates to "food coma" in Italian and is a chef-driven contemporary Italian restaurant with menu highlights that include a variety of…

600 Gateway Blvd. N, Chesterton

Aberdeen Manor

Aberdeen Manor provides a perfect, romantic backdrop for your special event. Your ceremony can take place outdoors or in the chapel, both of which…

216 Ballantrae St., Valparaiso

Acorn Acres

Acorn Acres is a local family farm. They raise “good” food with natural and sustainable practices. You will find natural healthy meat, produce,…

360 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton

Acton Creative

Chris Acton’s beautifully handmade wallets, clutches, and bags are made from woven textiles. Many of her pieces take upwards of 20 hours to create.…

Call for information, Chesterton

Affordable Suites of America Portage

This fully furnished all-suite hotel near the Indiana Dunes provides the comfort and convenience that long-term travelers value most, including a…

1550 Olmstead Dr., Portage

Showing Results 1-10 of 662

Stay Awhile, Won’t You?

Bed & Breakfasts

Songbird Prairie Bed and Breakfast Inn and Spa

Stay at one of Midwest Livings' 30 favorite bed and breakfasts, considered one of the finest romantic accommodations with artfully presented food in…

Bed & Breakfasts

Valparaiso Inn Bed & Breakfast

Valparaiso’s true bed and breakfast is complete with a grand living room, parlor, solarium, screened-in porch, and six-person hot-tub. With five…

Bed & Breakfasts

At Home in the Woods Bed and Breakfast

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

Dunes, Deals, and More

Pizza

Gelsosomo's Pizzeria - Valparaiso

Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria

$5 OFF any $30 purchase or more (dine-in only). Voted #1, casual family atmosphere. Full Italian menu, plus wings, burgers and more. Daily drink…

Shopping

Schoolhouse Shop & Antiques

Schoolhouse Shop

$5 OFF a purchase of $25 or more Retail department store Located at: 278 E. 1500 North Chesterton, IN 46304 219-926-1551 Hours: 10am-5pm; closed…

Gifts

Toys in the Attic

20% OFF Melissa & Doug Products, including furniture & plush. Good at all 3 locations. Home of "kid-powered" toys!! We carry a great selection of…

Casual Dining

George's Gyros Spot

George’s Gyros Spot

Buy one order of hot dog & fry and get another of the same order FREE. Gyros, hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, and more. Located at: 325 N. Calumet…