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Shopping Districts & Where To Shop

More than just a pretty place, you can find the perfect way to treat yourself on your next Indiana Dunes visit—you know, beyond the beautiful views, sandy beaches, and eclectic entertainment. Here, you can meet local farmers and pick-up fresh ingredients from an organic farm or farmer’s market. Sip on local wines and bring a few bottles home with you. Explore a curated collection of one-of-a-kind vintage items or search the racks at an upscale boutique. Between handmade goods and specialty shop finds, you might need to bring a bigger suitcase.

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Chesterton Toys

This shop is a wonderland of classic and wooden toys, as well as unique, modern playthings, all with a strong focus on “kid-powered”…

201 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton

Lifestyles

You’ll feel like Alice in Wonderland in this eclectic, edgy store. Every inch of its 10,000 square feet is filled with one-of-a-kind gifts from…

122 E. Lincolnway, 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

Acton Creative makes unique handwoven items such as towels and a variety of handbags. All one-of-a-kind and ready for you! See their website for…

Call for information, Chesterton

Alley Kat’s Curiosity Shoppe

A collection of local artisans, crafters, and pickers who bring in vintage pieces, refinished and repurposed furniture, and home decor items each…

1515 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso

American Limousine Service

They are the #1 limousine and chauffeur business servicing Northwest Indiana. They specialize in airport pick-ups and drop-offs for Chicago O'Hare…

3805 Candlewood Dr., Valparaiso

Anderson’s Winery and Vineyard

Anderson's Winery offers 24 different wines, dry to sweet, in red, rose, and white, Their kitchen serves a variety of lunches and snacks; paninis,…

430 E. US 6, Valparaiso

Andrea’s Gift & Thrift

This unique thrift store features furniture, home goods, crafts, books, and clothing.

100 S. Main St., Hebron

Art Z: Fine Artz and Antiquez

This gallery is the best-kept secret in Chesterton! Find over 30 different local artists' work including paintings, jewelry, pottery, sculptures, and…

206 S. Calumet Rd., Ste. E, Chesterton

Ash & Aspen Boutique

A boutique and gift shop that features women’s, men’s, children’s, and American made products.

206 S. Calumet Rd., Ste. A, Chesterton

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Tales from the Dunes

The Indiana Dunes Blog

Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the latest and greatest tales from the dunes.

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Shopping for Last-Minute Gifts in the Indiana Dunes

Still need last-minute gifts for your friends and family? Consider shopping at one of our many local boutiques and gift shops.

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