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Great Outdoors

If you want to enjoy a family outing in the great outdoors, there is an abundance of activities to choose from along the South Shore. If you want to enjoy a family outing in the great outdoors, there is an abundance of activities to choose from along the South Shore. Whether your family likes to play in the water, explore nature or discover something new, the South Shore offers the perfect attraction for a day of family fun.

Water lovers will be thrilled with the South Shore's incredible water parks and beaches. Whoosh down the slides or splash in the wave pool at Deep River Waterpark. Beach-goers will relish the selection of beautiful sandy beaches along the 25-mile-long stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline.

Nature lovers will enjoy watching newborn bison calves romping in the meadows at Broken Wagon Bison in Hobart or exploring the variety of habitats at the Indiana DunesTaltree Arboretum & Gardens will enchant young and old with its many trails, themed gardens and special events.

Camping enthusiasts will appreciate the scenic campgrounds along the South Shore. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort features themed weekends, recreational programs, swimming and fishing. The Indiana Dunes State Park Campground and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Dunewood Campground offer easy access to the beach, a variety of habitats and numerous hiking trails.

Knowledge seekers will revel in new discoveries at Fair Oaks Farms, where visitors can learn about sustainable modern farming practices, observe calves being born and watch milk being made into cheese. Learn about the region’s early technology at Deep River County Park’s historic Wood's Grist Mill or see how settlers lived in the 1800s at Buckley Homestead.

 

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Bailly Homestead & Chellberg Farm

  • Hwy. 20 & N. Mineral Springs Rd.
  • Porter, IN 46304
  • Region: Porter
  • Phone: (219) 395-1882

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore the 1820's fur trading post and 1900-era Swedish Farmstead. A trail winds through or by diverse habitats: the Mnoké‚ Prairie, Little Calumet … More

Caboose Lake Campground

  • 3657 West US 24
  • Remington, IN 47977

Engage the entire family at Caboose Lake Campground. Enjoy full hook-up campsites, swimming, fishing, planned activities and the Summer Beach Family Fun Zone! A family-friendly park with clean … More

Calumet Dunes Trail

  • US Hwy 12 & Kemil Road
  • Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Region: Chesterton
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This short paved trail features the Calumet Dunes ridge that formed at what was once the edge of the lake over 6,000 years ago. Ancient Lake Chicago, … More

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

City of Hobart

  • 414 Main Street
  • Hobart, IN 46342

Come visit and see everything Hobart has to offer, a growing community with lakefront entertainment, historic downtown, beautiful parks and a large shopping mall all within a short driving distance. … More

County Line Orchard

  • 200 County Line Road
  • Hobart, IN 46342

From spending the day picking apples, eating donuts or celebrating a milestone, we specialize in making memories such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and more at our full-service events … More

Cowles Bog Trail

  • N. Mineral Springs Rd.
  • Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Region: Chesterton
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website

Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Dr. Henry Cowles conducted his initial studies of plant ecology and succession in this area. It was later designated a National Natural Landmark, in … More

Deep River County Park & Wood's Historic Grist Mill

  • 9410 Old Lincoln Highway
  • Hobart, IN 46342
  • Region: Hobart
  • Phone: (219) 947-1958
  • Website

One of the most beautiful parks in the South Shore, Deep River encompasses more than 1,200 acres on both the south and north sides of U.S. Highway 30 about 4.5 miles east of Interstate 65. Unique … More

Deep River Waterpark

  • 9001 E US Hwy 30
  • Crown Point, IN 46307
  • Region: Merrillville
  • Phone: (219) 947-7850
  • Website | Email

Located just off I-65 on US Hwy 30 you'll find the Midwest's Favorite Waterpark!  Deep River Waterpark is one of the Midwest's largest outdoor water parks and features activities for all ages. Wave … More

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