FALLing in Love with the South Shore - Outdoors, Apples, Events and More!

Nothing feels more like fall than walking outside on a cool, crisp morning to find hints of orange and yellow leaves scattered throughout the green trees. No matter how cold it will be soon, I still love every bit of fall and everything that comes with it. Bring on the fresh apples and pumpkins, apple-cinnamon donuts, corn mazes,Oktoberfests, pumpkin beer, colorful trails and more…

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Bonfires, Beaches and Bumper Boats, Oh My! - Camping in Northern Indiana

Break out the sleeping bags, grab the marshmallows, pack your tent or hop in the RV because it’s camping season in northwest Indiana! It's time to get together with friends and family around the campfire, go on early morning trail walks, relax on the lakeand roast some weenies. I know I’m excited for burnt marshmallows and lake days and have already started planning my camping trip.  Here are a few campground options along the South Shore to get your camping trip planning started, including two within the Indiana Dunes. …

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Steam Through History on Cedar Lake

It's full steam ahead for Cedar Lake historians to take visitors on a floating tour through time! At theMuseum at Lassen’s Resort, the Cedar Lake Historical Association in partnership with the Hesston Steam Museum launched its Steam through History program which allows visitors to get a glimpse of the town's past on a 1915 steamboat, named Steamer Dewey, captained by Jerry Beno of Chicago. This summer the South Shore CVA staff had the pleasure of taking the historic trip…

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Indiana Dunes National Park - A Change for the Future

Learn about the new entrance fees and what the fees will be used for. The federal area of the Indiana Dunes has seen many changes since becoming a National Park, and the park has plans to make sure that’s not ending anytime soon. Whether the changes be in the name, facilities, rehabilitation or entry fees, they all help the advancement of our beautiful national park…

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Sunsets Along Lake Michigan's South Shore & More

Blends of sunny yellows, burnt oranges and fiery reds set over the blue waters of Lake Michigan in the South Shore. Catch one of these stunning sunsets along our beaches, over lakes, or while grabbing a bite to eat. Here are a few of our favorite spots in Northwest Indiana to see the setting sun along the lakeor at other fun places throughout the region…

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Align Your Chakra in NWI on International Yoga Day

For International Yoga Day, people around the world are all set to take out their yoga mats and start exercising. This is a relatively new holiday, but yoga itself is an ancient art that refreshes the mind and soothes the soul. The date of June 21 was chosen as it is the Summer Solstice, the day where there is the most sun out of every other day of the year. Here are some yoga events going on in the South Shore on June 21 and throughout the year to check out…

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