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Looking for some summer fun? Mark these things to do in northwest Indiana this summer off your bucket list! Scream for ice cream at Fair Oaks Farms ! Creamy sweet treats are a must in the summer.   Hike the Dunes . Explore the  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore  or the  Indiana Dunes State Park .   Fly through the skies at Edge Adventures at Deep River. This is the South Shore’s newest attraction, so be sure to cross it off your list this summer!
One of the best things about summer in the South Shore? Festivals! Plenty of food – from BBQ and gyros to funnel cakes and cotton candy and don’t forget about kids activities like parades, face painting and carnival rides. It seems that you can’t have a festival without amazing live entertainment! We’ve put together a list of all of the great music you’ll hear this summer along the South Shore! 
Photo copyright Gary Fua It’s that exciting time of the year again, the time when bison calves are born on the prairie. On the morning of Monday, April 23, we spotted the first bison calf of the season! The calf was standing alongside her mother, nursing. With this furry little development, let’s take a moment to review some of the things we learned last year about bison…
Photo by Chris Helzer @ The Nature Conservancy At Kankakee Sands , we have 68 different species of butterflies, and my daughter Savanna and I are excited to see every one of them! She and I enjoy walking the restored prairies of Kankakee Sands and trying to spot as many butterflies as we can. We often see the regal fritillary butterfly, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, great spangled fritillary, morning cloak, and buckeye. But it’s the monarch that we are looking forward to seeing the most this year.