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A statewide mask mandate is in effect in Indiana. Masks must be worn inside businesses, in public spaces where you cannot socially distance and on public transportation.

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So Much To Do This Winter!

Winter along the South Shore of Lake Michigan brings rosy cheeks, fluffy snow and lots of fun. Gather the family to experience cross-country skiing, sledding and more this season. See More

Plan a Summer Vacation on Lake Michigan

Plan Your Vacation

Did you know that 662 million vacation days go unused each year? Now is the perfect time to start planning your summer visit to warm, sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's South Shore. See More

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Welcome to the South Shore

Plan your getaway along the South Shore of Lake Michigan, home of the Indiana Dunes National Park!

Enjoy our miles of beaches and trails, unique attractions, lakefront casinos and delicious restaurants. On this site, you'll find everything you need to plan a fun, affordable trip with family and friends.

Right now, most of Northwest Indiana's restaurants, attractions and outdoor spaces are open, though some have restrictions such as limiting the number of guests. The State of Indiana also requires everyone to wear a mask when you cannot keep six feet away from those outside of your group. Learn more here.

Stay up to date with what's happening in the area on our Facebook page and Instagram account @AlongtheSouthShore.

Great Outdoors in Northwest Indiana

Head outside to take a walk, run, ride a bike, geocache, relax on the beachesgo fishing or boating.

Request More Information

Would you like more information about the South Shore and the Indiana Dunes? Use the links below to request a visitor's guide be mailed to you, download our Indiana Dunes brochure or join our e-newsletter list.

• Mail me a Visitor's Guide

• Email me the South Shore Explorer Newsletter

• Download the Indiana Dunes Brochure