Midwest Rail Rangers

Hop aboard the South Shore Line and learn about the people, places, and history passing by outside your window. Onboard educational programs are presented by Midwest Rail Rangers Interpretive Guides on select weekends year-round. The narration is free to all ticket-holding passengers. Programs are presented in one car of the train with seating on a first-come/first-serve basis. Check their website for dates.

Amenities: Locally Owned, Beach, Family Friendly, Public Restrooms, Recreation Facility, Free Wi-Fi, Gift Shop/Sales, Senior Discounts, Accessible, Interpretation, Fee, Birdwatching, Historic Site, Information, Nature Programs Offered, Wildflowers, Wildlife Watching

Phone: (847) 271-1979
Website: http://www.railrangers.org

Come Visit Us

1068 W. Dunes Hwy., Porter, IN 46304

Phone: (847) 271-1979

More Art & Entertainment

Art & Entertainment

Art Barn School of Art

Established in 1977, this not-for-profit organization is located in a restored country barn on 69 acres. Yearly exhibitions, juried shows, classes,…

Art & Entertainment

Three Moons Fiberworks

Explore their veritable rainbow of hand-dyed or hand-spun yarn created by local artists, where you are sure to find yarn or fiber for your next…

Art & Entertainment

Thomas Centennial Park & Chesterton Bandstand

This park has a gazebo and picnic tables, and it is home to many festivals and events like summer movies.

Book a Place to Stay

Bed & Breakfasts

Feel like family with intimate accommodations that range from nature-inspired retreats in the woods to award-winning romantic getaways surrounded by gardens.

Hotels & Inns

A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or a place you can bring your four-legged friend? Your unique getaway deserves a distinct accommodation.