Plan Your Visit

We’re thrilled that you’re starting to plan your trip to the South Shore! Whether you’re planning to visit for the first time or for a return trip, below are some travel resources to help you out.

Get inspired by our trip ideas, most popular blog posts and our visitor guide. Search for things to do, dining options and places to stay, as well as upcoming events. Stop and see us at the Indiana Welcome Center off I-80/94 for help finding things to do in the area, or start a chat with us here on our website.

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We look forward to welcoming you and hope you enjoy your trip!

Here you’ll find discounts and special offers from our partners including restaurants, hotels, attractions and more. 

The proximity to Chicago and Lake Michigan, hundreds of attractions and affordable hotels makes the South Shore a desirable location for business and leisure travelers alike.

Need a helpful guide to help build your trip to the South Shore? Use the itineraries below to find attractions, restaurants and events based on your type of getaway. 

Stop by the Indiana Welcome Center if you are visiting the South Shore area or just passing through. 

Whether by train, plane, bus, or car traveling to and around the South Shore of Lake Michigan can be done with ease.

Our region is full of diversity, not only through our residents from a multitude of ethnic and religious backgrounds, but through the various natural landscapes and the mix of urban and rural communities you’ll find…

Find information for our South Shore community and hospitality industry.

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There is no better way to plan for your trip to the South Shore than to call the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority at 800-ALL-LAKE. The friendly and knowledgeable staff provides comprehensive information on the…