Keep South Shore Safe

Masks are required on public transportation, and in LaPorte Lake Counties as well as on national park and state government properties, both inside buildings and in outdoor spaces where you cannot socially distance. Most businesses still require masks and we suggest calling ahead or checking online for details regarding each business’s policy. 

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Whether by train, plane, bus, or car traveling to and around the South Shore of Lake Michigan can be done with ease. Situated along what many call the crossroads of America, there are numerous interstates that make traveling by car quick and easy.  For those traveling by plane, the South Shore is only 45 minutes to an hour from Chicago's two major airports, Midway and O'Hare. Once you arrive, there are numerous car rental and cab companies in the area to get you where you want to go.

During your stay, you can easily take a daytrip into Chicago by car or take advantage of the South Shore Train with stations in Hammond, Gary and East Chicago.

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Would you like more information about the South Shore and the Indiana Dunes? Use the links below to request a visitor's guide be mailed to you, download our Indiana Dunes brochure or join our e-newsletter list.

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