View beach alerts as well as area COVID-19 updates. Please note: A statewide mask mandate is in effect in Indiana. Masks must be worn in public spaces where you cannot socially distance, inside businesses and on public transportation.

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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 asks that everyone try and keep six feet away from those outside of your group. Staring July 27, 2020, masks will be required throughout the state to help keep everyone safe. 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.

Carryout, Delivery and Dine In Options

Enjoy the local flavors at restaurants, breweries and wineries. Choose between dine-in service, outdoor seating and carryout.

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