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Get to the beach before summer ends; and check out sand sculpture contest

If you’ve been wanting to enjoy a beach getaway before the summer is over, now is the perfect time to head to the Indiana Dunes and its 15 miles of sandy beaches along Lake Michigan. One of the best times Read more >

Enjoying a vacation or summer camp in one of the nation’s 10 Best spots

Are you still looking for an unforgettable summer trip for the whole family, or an amazing summer camp for the kids? The good news is that what you’re looking for is within driving distance. The Indiana Dunes area is home Read more >

A romantic getaway for Valentine’s, or year round

The only thing more special than a romantic getaway on Valentine’s Day is a romantic getaway on a non-holiday weekend. With a lot of inns and restaurants filling up or already booked for Valentine’s Day, why not plan some romance Read more >

Autumn is awesome in Indiana Dunes Country

After a summer of splashing in Lake Michigan and hiking the many different trails at the Indiana Dunes, I’m ready for what’s next. That’s because what’s next is just as good! Indiana Dunes Country is beautiful in the fall, with Read more >

Think you can handle The 3 Dune Challenge?

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have what it takes to climb the three highest sand dunes in Indiana? If so, The 3 Dune Challenge is for you. To complete The 3 Dune Challenge, a person must Read more >

Winter fun abounds in Indiana Dunes Country

All right, I’ll admit that autumn is my favorite time in Indiana Dunes Country. There’s nothing better than hiking through wooded trails that are bursting with color on a bright, 65-degree day. But another beautiful time is winter, when a Read more >

Get in the holiday spirit in Indiana Dunes Country

It seems like the holidays roll around before I know it, leaving me little time to pick out just the right gifts or find unique food to serve at holiday gatherings. Fortunately, in one day I can visit the huge Read more >

Indiana Dunes Country is beautiful in autumn

If you didn’t escape to Indiana Dunes Country this summer, there’s still time to enjoy a fantastic weekend. Autumn is actually my favorite time to enjoy a hike or a scenic drive because the weather is mild, there are no Read more >

Getting some beach time, Bass Pro shopping in Portage, Indiana

I recently spent the day in Portage (where I grew up) and marveled at how much more there is to do these days. One of our main sources of fun was always heading to the beach for a hike or Read more >