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Rocking in July throughout Northwest Indiana

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 9:51PM | Posted by Tyler Malec, Digital Content Specialist Related Blog Categories: Events

Hold on to your socks because they're about to be rocked. Summer has arrived to Northwest Indiana just in the nick of time. The weather is beautiful and there is no better time to explore the region for live music than the month of July. This is a month of festivals, and the region is full of amazing live acts taking the stage to headline our cities and towns. Check out your list below of music acts bringing the rock to July. …More

Floating down the Iroquois River

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 9:24AM | Posted by Sara DeYoung, Guest Blogger Related Blog Categories: Great Outdoors Things to Do

Outdoor enthusiasts searching for a relaxing fishing or paddling location can find it on the Iroquois River. The rock bottom river winds casually through Jasper and Newton County Indiana into Illinois, a total of 94 miles. The Iroquois River is home to carp and catfish around the drifts or smallmouth bass and panfish downstream. …More

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival Recap - Part Three

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 4:47PM | Posted by Alex Maciel, Visitor Services Manager Related Blog Categories: Great Outdoors Things to Do

My final day of the birding festival was cold and rainy. "Shorebirds at McCool Basin" was the tour I headed on this day. We had to carpool from the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center to Wolf Lake Memorial Park in Hammond. I decided to drive my carpool team since I was one of the birders who knew the area the best. I was fortunate enough to have three wonderful women in my car with me from Fort Wayne. A mother and her two daughters had traveled to the South Shore for Mother's Day as a gift to their birding mother. When we arrived at Wolf Lake, it was white-out foggy and icy cold. …More

Visit Munster This Memorial Day

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:04PM | Posted by Jake Giles, IT Support-Video Production Associate Related Blog Categories: Things to Do

Community Veterans Memorial is a fascinating and beautiful location in Munster, Indiana. I've actually lived nearby for several years, but only recently began to truly appreciate the vast scope and depth of this memorial site. Unlike a lot of traditional war memorials, Community Veterans Memorial doesn't just focus on one particular war in America's storied history, but instead, pays homage to all of the conflicts of the 20th century.…More
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