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Plan a South Shore Getaway

The South Shore of Lake Michigan offers fun adventures for every age, both outdoors and in. Located in the northwest corner of Indiana - just 45 minutes from Chicago - the South Shore offers the perfect destination to get away!

Come explore the Indiana Dunes National Park and State Park with beaches, trails, camping and more. Stop in to the local breweries and wineries to taste their newest creations. Let the kids play, explore and learn at the wide variety of attractions including a modern day dairy and pig farm.

Choose which season you would like to visit below to start planning your next vacation with family and friends.


 

Day Trip to Chicago

While you're in the area, take advantage of northwest Indiana's close proximity to Chicago and plan a day trip there

Catch a White Sox game, visit the Museum of Science and Industry or ride on Navy Pier's Ferris wheel. 

You can drive up to the city and park, or take the South Shore Train which travels between South Bend, Ind. to Millennium Station in Chicago, with 20 stations along the way.

Request More Information

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.

• Mail me a Visitor's Guide

• Email me the South Shore Explorer Newsletter

• Download the Indiana Dunes Brochure