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Masks are required on public transportation, as well as in LaPorte County and on national park and state government properties, both inside buildings and in outdoor spaces where you cannot socially distance. Most businesses still require masks. If you have quesitons, please contact the business before you go. 

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Play Centers

Looking for that perfect place to take the whole family for an adventurous day of fun? Look no further than the South Shore for entertaining recreation sure to please every member of the family!


Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center at Three Rivers County Park is the perfect place to take little ones from infant to age 9 for an exciting and educational day of fun. Featuring 23,000 square feet of hands-on activities, including an art studio, supermarket, pizza parlor, water tables, a performance area and more, Bellaboo's will keep children entertained for hours on end. They've added on an entire outdoor play area with tons fo activities to enjoy like riding pedal carts and digging for dino bones.

Jak's Warehouse

JAK'S Warehouse is Northwest Indiana’s premier Indoor Family Fun Center. This interactive attraction offers arcades, laser tag, go-karts, rock wall, bumper cars, sky trail rope climbing experience and a whole lot more.

Up Your Alley

One of the newest attractions in Northwest Indiana, Up Your Alley offers all kinds of activities for young and old to do. Bowling is their main focus with 20 alleys, comfy couches and big screen TVs. You can also play laser tag, cybersport, arcade games and even try axe throwing! While you're there, take some time to sit back and enjoy a drink and some delicious food off their menu from Square Roots.

View the full list of Northwest Indiana Play Centers below.

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