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There are plenty of beaches in the South Shore, most notably those of the Indiana Dunes, where people have been basking in the sun and splashing around for generations.
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Whether you come to the beaches and lakes along the South Shore for relaxing, hiking, swimming or boating, you'll experience the beauty and diversity that make up the area between Chicago, IL and New Buffalo, MI.  

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Central Avenue Beach

  • Central Avenue and Valley Avenue
  • Michigan City, IN 46360
  • Region: Michigan City
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. During the spring and summer, watch the Bank Swallows come and go from their nests in the dunes. Observe the dragonflies flying overhead as you walk to … More

Dunbar Beach

  • Lakefront Drive
  • Beverly Shores, IN 46301
  • Region: Beverly Shores
  • Phone: (219) 395-1882

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Swimming permitted, no lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk, rip currents and waves can make swimming hazardous. Hours: 6 am to 9 pm, daily. … More

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  • 1215 N. State Rd. 49
  • Porter, IN 46304
  • Region: Porter
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is a treasure of diverse natural resources located within an urban setting. The national lakeshore features communities that have both scientific and historic … More

Indiana Dunes State Park

  • 1600 N 25 E
  • Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Region: Chesterton
  • Phone: (219) 926-1952

Hours: 7am to 11pm., swimming from 11am to 6pm. Fees: $4 for Indiana drivers, $5 for out-of-state drivers. Lot capacity: Plenty of parking. Amenities: Concessions, restrooms, lifeguard, picnic … More

Kemil Beach

  • E State Park Road
  • Beverly Shores, IN 46301
  • Region: Beverly Shores
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.Swimming permitted, no lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk, rip currents and waves can make swimming hazardous. Hike and bird watch along the Dunes … More

Lake View

  • NW Corner of Lakefront Drive & Broadway Street
  • Beverly Shores, IN 46301
  • Region: Beverly Shores
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Swimming permitted, no lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk, as rip currents and waves can make swimming hazardous. Picnic at this area that … More

Marquette Park

  • 598 N. Grand Blvd.
  • Gary, IN 46403
  • Region: Gary
  • Phone: (219) 938-7362

Hours: 11am to 6pm. Fees: None. Amenities: Lifeguards, restrooms, Aquatorium, fishing lagoon, wheelchair accessible, shelters, playground, Marquette Trail. Directions: Take U.S. 12/20 to Lake … More

Mount Baldy

  • Highway 12 & County Line Road
  • Michigan City, IN 46360
  • Region: Michigan City
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561

Mount Baldy is temporarily closed until further notice. For other activities to enjoy at the Indiana Dunes, click here.  … More

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

  • Riverwalk Dr
  • Portage, IN 46368
  • Region: Portage
  • Phone: (219) 762-1675
  • Website

Visitors can enjoy the lakefront and beach, trails through the dunes, fishing pier and the restored 900 ft. breakwater. There is also a large pavilion with seasonal snack bar, restrooms and meeting … More

Porter Beach

  • Wabash Ave. & Duneland Dr.
  • Porter, IN 46304
  • Region: Porter
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Porter Beach offers access to Cowles Bog, which has rare plants and varied wildlife. A 4.6-mile trail leads to the dunes and the beach. Swimming … More

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Northwest Indiana’s very own candy factory boasts the world’s best gummies! Tour the factory and experience your favorites being made, see the world’s tallest chocolate waterfall and sample some of the best candies around!…more
What began as a local newspaper’s effort to tell the compelling stories of Northwest Indiana men and women who sacrificed during the Civil War has evolved into a large-scale historical preservation effort. The joint partnership of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and the Calumet Region Civil War Preservation Project seeks to carry forward on hundreds of hours of community service that already have taken place. …more
Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Fair Oaks Farms offers a fun family playground that everyone will enjoy! From the Dairy Adventure and Birthday Barn, to the Cheese Factory and Mooville, Fair Oaks Farms will keep the family entertained, and well-fed, for a full day of education and fun!…more
When a guest visits a hotel, restaurant, bank, or gas station, they rarely meet the manager or owner of the establishment. It's up to the front-line employee to make the customer's visit enjoyable.The R.O.S.E. Awards were created to recognize these "directors of first impression" who consistently work hard to make our lives easier. Guests & managers are able to nominate an employee who consistently "goes the extra mile."…more
Heavy industry carried the South Shore economy for decades. Now, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority tells a story about a community: it’s been built by steel but changing from tourism. Northwest Indiana’s appeal is its devotion to ensure new & already existing businesses succeed. Area leaders have teamed together to revitalize the mill towns and make Northwest Indiana the place people want to live & work. …more
Experience the journey of the Passion of Christ as never before in this interactive trail featuring 40 life-sized bronze statues. Experience the various Stations of the Cross with audio descriptions as you walk the winding pathway.…more
With five different casinos, Northwest Indiana offers much excitement and action along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan! With decadent restaurants, world class entertainment and floors (and floors) of slots and table games, your night is just getting started when you test your luck at one of our casinos.…more
A breathtaking adventure awaits at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, home to a plethora of diverse natural resources. The National Park is comprised of more than 15,000 acres of sand dunes, bogs, marshes, swamps, fens, prairies, rivers, oak savannas, and woodland forests. It provides visitors with opportunities for bird watching, camping, 45 miles of hiking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.…more
Pierogi Fest, the pride of Whiting, is an opportunity for the residents to celebrate their heritage while poking a little fun at themselves at the same time. The one of a kind parade and festival have received countrywide recognition having been featured on the Food Network and the Travel Channel.…more
This holiday season, The Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond will feature 6 animated displays featuring scenes from "A Christmas Story". The displays include: Higbee’s Department Store Window, Flick’s Tongue and the Triple Dog Dare, It’s a Major Award, Santa’s Mountain at Higbee’s, the Bumpus Hounds, and the Parker Living Room. The displays were first showcased in 2003 in the windows of the Herald Square Macy’s in New York City. …more
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