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Portage has always been a place where people of diverse backgrounds come together to work, live, and play in the shadow of a beautiful natural treasure. It’s one of the largest cities in the Indiana Dunes area, and, like our other communities, is extremely outdoors-friendly, with trails, recreational facilities, and parks scattered throughout the city, featuring everything from a mountain biking trail to a skate park.

Portage is also home to one of the area’s only entirely public marinas. Visitors and residents can launch out onto Lake Michigan for a day of sailing or dock their boats in public slips to grab a bite and a brew. Rent a boat or jet ski at CMS Marine, or relax and hire a charter for fishing and sightseeing.

Of course, when you’re in a city full of outdoor adventure, a visit to the Bass Pro Shop sportsman superstore is a must before venturing into one of the nation’s largest, most ecologically diverse national parks. If sand and swimming are more your things, the Park also contains the acclaimed West Beach—voted one of the Top 10 Family Beaches in the nation.

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson – Portage

Enjoy the comforts of home at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, located just 10 minutes from the Indiana Dunes. This charming hotel has plenty of…

1630 Olmstead Dr., Portage

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

At Nature’s Door

At Nature's Door provides a variety of nutritional supplements including vitamins, minerals, and herbs. They also have a large natural food section,…

5830 US Hwy 6, Portage

Bass Pro Shops

This 130,000-square-foot store has everything for outdoor enthusiasts, including boats, fishing gear, and hunting equipment. There is also a giant…

6425 Daniel Burnham Dr., Portage

Baymont by Wyndham Portage

Enjoy a good night's sleep in their clean, modern rooms and luxury mattresses. Wake up every morning to a delicious breakfast buffet, and keep up…

2323 Willowcreek Rd., Portage

Beijing Chinese Restaurant

Fresh, delicious Chinese food just off of U.S. 6 in Portage. Carry out, cater, online available, or order delivery at this Indiana Dunes area…

6214 US Hwy 6, Portage

Best Western Plus Portage Hotel & Suites

Located near Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes State and National Parks, this accommodation offers a wonderful selection of amenities, including a…

6200 Melton Rd. (U.S. 20), Portage

BJ’s Coins and Jewelry

BJ's Coins opened in 1978. They sell U.S. Mint collectible coins and buy and sell gold and silver bullion. They are licensed and bonded with the City…

5896 US Hwy 6, Portage

Boatwerks87 LLC

Boat covers tops and upholstery specialists.

1387 Burns Dr., Portage

Boys & Girls Club – Portage

Boys and Girls Clubs exist to prove every kid has what it takes. They are out to assure success is within reach of every young person who enters…

5895 Evergreen Ave., Portage

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Woodland Village RV and Mobile Home Park

Settled in NW Indiana, Woodland Village is conveniently located along the historic US Route 20 in Portage, IN. Established in 1957, their park is a…

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Portage

Near the beautiful southern shores of Lake Michigan, this hotel is both a convenient workplace and a comfortable home away from home. Portage is…

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson – Portage

Enjoy the comforts of home at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, located just 10 minutes from the Indiana Dunes. This charming hotel has plenty of…