Family Fun

What will your family love about Indiana Dunes Country?

It might be running or sledding down the dunes, building sandcastles, splashing in Lake Michigan, camping under the stars or viewing birds and wildlife you’ve never seen. Maybe you’ll leave Indiana Dunes Country as a Junior Ranger or earn a park patch. Whatever adventures you find, Indiana Dunes Country is a getaway the whole family can agree on.

Indiana Dunes Country is a perfect getaway spot for the whole family! Enjoy towering sand dunes, Lake Michigan beaches, a water park, outdoor adventures, indoor wonderlands and comfy…

Conquer The 3 Dune Challenge together as a family! Climb the three tallest dunes at Indiana Dunes State Park, then get a free sticker or buy a shirt to commemorate your accomplishment at the…

Don’t just read about history, experience it! In honor of the daring and free spirit of Alice Mabel Gray, also known as Diana, a nearby sand hill has been named “Diana’s Dune.” You can now…

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49'er Drive-In Theatre

  • 675 N. Calumet Ave.
  • 219-462-6122

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation—open…

Bass Pro Shops

  • 6425 Daniel Burnham Dr.
  • 219-787-6800

This 130,000-square-foot store has everything for outdoor enthusiasts, including boats, fishing gear, and hunting…

Broken Wagon Bison

  • 563 W. 450 North
  • 219-759-3523

Get up close and personal with our country’s largest native land mammal at this family-owned bison farm. Take a…

Hoosier Bat Company

  • 1556 W. Lincolnway, Ste. 2
  • 877-711-0410

Hoosier Bat is the third-largest manufacturer of regulation-quality wood bats in the world—and probably the only…

The Port Drive-In

  • 419 N. Calumet Rd.
  • 219-926-3500

A visit to the Indiana Dunes area isn't complete without a visit to The Port Drive-In—a Chesterton icon since 1957…

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Dunes Deals

Shake off the sand south of the Indiana Dunes! Dig up real savings with Indiana Dunes Deals and make the most of…

Pet Friendly

There’s a reason Indiana Dunes National Park was named the #1 pet-friendly attraction in the state of Indiana…

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A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or…