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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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A Day with the Kids at Deep River Waterpark

As the last days of August slip away, my family and I were lucky enough to get in one last summer splash - literally - at Deep River Waterpark, on Route 30 in Crown Point. While our sons had been to the park before with friends, this was the first trip for my wife and I to this, or any, water park. We had a great time, but definitely have suggestions on how to make the next trip, whether it’s ours or yours, even better…

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Road Trip: Iowa to Indiana - Day Five, Visit to the South Shore

When I was little each summer we would always plan a fun family trip and more often than not, it would be a road trip. At the time, I was not the biggest fan of being in the car for hours, but today I appreciate the experience. I am excited to share the fun with my children! When we planned to visit Fort Wayne, Indiana this summer I knew this would be the perfect opportunity to plan some fun stops along the way…

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Merrillville, Indiana

Bright, beautiful, and brand new – Home2 Suites by Hilton in Merrillville is the perfect place to stay in northwest Indiana. We enjoyed Home2 Suites in Merrillville, Indiana as a part of a familiarization trip with Visit the South Shore. All opinions are my own. Have you tried Home2 Suites by Hilton in your travels? We stayed in four differentHome2 Suites on our Great Indiana Road Trip, and we had a great experience every time, but this one in Merrillville was our favorite…

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