Things to Do
If you are the type that will WALK MILES TO GET TO A SECLUDED BEACH, this is your spot. On your way to the beach you will walk through the remnant of the once-widespread wetland system called Cowles Bog.
The bog encompasses a marsh surrounding a small fen, where a stand of tamaracks and white … Continue reading
Buckley Homestead Living History Farm
Memorial Opera House
When we say that the Memorial Opera House is Where the Arts Create Community, it’s not just a tag line…it is our … Continue reading
Ogden Gardens - Valparaiso
Ogden Gardens Park Ogden Gardens is a 4-acre floral display area that continues to delight visitors and residents alike. It is located at Campbell Street and Harrison Boulevard, about 3/4 mile north of Lincolnway.
The gardens feature annuals, perennials, rose gardens, shrub beds, and many varieties of trees. Japanese Garden Ogden Gardens boasts a Japanese … Continue reading
Fair Oaks Farms
Fair Oaks Farms offers experiences that you couldn’t imagine and you’ll never forget! We are not only committed to educating the public about … Continue reading
Lighthouse Outlet Mall
The North Face, Vera Bradley and Under Armour to name a few. Located in Michigan City, Indiana, just one mile from Lake Michigan, Lighthouse Place Premium … Continue reading
Deep River Water Park - Hobart, Indiana
There’s a lot to do at the Chicagoland’s Largest and the Midwest’s Favorite Family Waterpark! All of our attractions are designed to provide activities for all ages and intensity levels… from easy flowing river rides to speed slides at near free-fall…we have it all!
Deep River Waterpark opens the Friday before Memorial Day weekend and … Continue reading
Albanese Candy Factory Tour - Hobart, Indiana
What makes us unique is that we are the only candy company that offers a public tour for gummi manufacturing in the USA. You’ll get to view our Gummi … Continue reading
A breakwater, with handrails, provides easy access for fishing, bird watching, and sightseeing. This is also a good spot for launching a kayak for the increasingly popular activity … Continue reading
County Line Apple Orchard
Every year County Line Orchard grows new varieties for guests to enjoy. We currently have over 30 varieties spread across acres of land. Our … Continue reading
In just 2.6 miles, this trail in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore traverses a number of different, beautiful, and wildlife-rich habitats, including black oak savanna, … Continue reading
Indiana Dunes State Park
Heron Rookery Trail
The oak savanna habitat near the abandoned rookery is also home to Karner blue butterflies, federally listed as endangered. National Lakeshore resource managers … Continue reading
Little Calumet River Trail
The Little Calumet Trail, located in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, is part of a 3.9-mile network of hiking trails through dune woodlands and prairies that connect the Bailly Homestead, Chellberg Farm, and the Dunes Learning Center.
Pick up a trail map at the trailhead or the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center to guide your explorations. … Continue reading
NW Indiana Beaches
Located along the southern tip of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes attracts millions of visitors each year. While best known for its world class beaches, the Indiana Dunes and its surrounding areas offer so much more.
World class cuisine, breathtaking scenery, eclectic nightlife and exhilarating biking and hiking await you on your next trip to … Continue reading
Kregel's Pumpkin Patch
Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa
After treating yourself to all the experiences Blue Chip has to offer, visit our retail and gift shops to take a bit of the excitement home with … Continue reading