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Heaven is a Place on Earth

Sandy toes. Stress melting waves. Towering sand dunes. Heaven on Earth? You tell us. Between shoreline strolls, well-worn hiking trails, and pick up games of frisbee, you’ll discover a piece of paradise all your own. Here, you’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local festivals.

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Wines & Brews

Luna Kitchen + Rooftop Cocktails

Luna Kitchen + Cocktails Rooftop – Coupon

Receive a FREE Gelato with the purchase of an entree. Maximum 4 people. One coupon per table. Luna Kitchen + Cocktails is their 21+ retractable…

Cultural Dining

Ivy's Bohemia House & Catering

Ivy’s Bohemia House – Coupon

FREE bruschetta or chips & salsa appetizer with the purchase of two entrees (no substitutions). Stop in and see their eclectic menu filled with…

Cultural Dining

Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill

Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill – Coupon

$1 OFF one meal Build your rice bowl or wrap Mediterranean style! Smoked paprika chicken kabobs, tender steak, falafel veggies, gluten-free pita,…

Cultural Dining

Beijing Chinese Restaurant

Beijing Chinese Restaurant – Coupon

FREE Chicken Fried Rice or Crab Rangoon (6) with $35 or more order. Fresh, delicious Chinese food. Dine-in, carry-out, catering, or order delivery…

Pizza

Gelsosomo's Pizzeria - Valparaiso

Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, Valparaiso – Coupon

$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…

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Serenity Salon & Spa

Serenity Salon & Spa – Coupon

20% OFF any on new service (* some exclusions may apply) Serenity Salon & Spa is a 6500 sq. ft. full-service salon and spa offering hair and nail…

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Outdoor Adventures

Snowshoeing in the Indiana Dunes National Park

Once the Indiana Dunes area is blanketed in a few inches of snow, you’ll start to see people traversing the parks’ trails on snowshoes.

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A Reason to Love Winter

With its short days, grey skies, and cold temperatures, February in Indiana can be trying even for the ruggedest soul among us. Wildflowers feel…

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Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Want to create a personalized tour of the Indiana Dunes area? Stop by the Visitor Center where our front desk destination concierges will help you…

1215 N. State Road 49, Porter

Spring House Inn

It’s one part hotel, one part country retreat, and all parts comfort. With more than 50 rooms perfect for business travelers, families, and anyone…

303 N. Mineral Springs Rd., Porter

(219) Taproom

They feature 16 taps shared with only a few carefully curated breweries Their beers are unique to NWI! Their menu is as creative and unique as their…

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 musicals and plays that are amusing and entertaining as well as classic and sometimes provocative. Call…

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

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RVs & Campgrounds

Lakeshore Camp Resort

This 940 site membership park has 125 full hookup campsites and 12 cabins available for rent to the general public. They are conveniently located 10…

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Sunset Hill Farm County Park Campground

This seasonal campground in the Indiana Dunes area is located within the beautiful Sunset Hill Farm Count Park. Its campsites can accommodate large…

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Dunewood Campground

Just over a mile south of Lake Michigan, this campground has 67 reservable wooded sites near the South Shore Train’s Beverly Shores Station.…