About this trip idea

Allow 2-3 days.

Gather your friends and take a trip to Northwest Indiana for some gambling fun and top-notch entertainment!

What’s your game?
You’ll find it in Northwest Indiana’s casinos. Headline entertainment, outstanding dining choices, affordable accommodations, thousands of slots and all your favorite table games. The only question is where to start!

Gary’s Majestic Star Casinos , where there’s always a $5 game, have Las Vegas fun right here in Indiana. Whether you’re looking for penny slots or $100 machines, video poker or Texas Hold ‘Em Bonus Poker – you’ll find it at both the Majestic Star and Majestic Star II. Need a break from the tables? You’ll find a popular buffet, steakhouse and lounge with live entertainment ready and waiting. Plus, just steps away from the casino action is the deluxe hotel overlooking Lake Michigan.

Down the road in East Chicago you’ll find Ameristar Casino . With four levels of gaming, it boasts the largest selection of games in the area. They also have one of the largest varieties of dining options of area casinos. Six restaurants feature different cuisines and styles but all delicious diversions when you need a break. The Ameristar also has a 15-story hotel onsite.

Harrah’s Horseshoe Casino in Hammond has more than 350,000 square feet of gaming space and something for everyone. With four restaurants to choose from, you won’t go hungry at the Horseshoe either. Your dining choices range from an around-the-world buffet to an upscale steakhouse with Lake Michigan views and from a popular pub to an easy-going sandwich shop. Be sure to check out a show while you’re there. The Venue at the Horseshoe has become a hot spot for nationally known entertainers.

Down the lakeshore you’ll discover Michigan City’s Blue Chip Casino and Resort . The Blue Chip has a recently renovated gaming area all on one level with open boarding 24/7. Looking for some entertainment? The Stardust Event Center, a 15,000+ square-foot entertainment venue, is your spot. Need a bite to eat? From a quick snack to an extensive buffet to a quiet steakhouse dinner – they’ve got you covered. Need a break? The Blue Chip makes any stay a true retreat in its hotel resort with its new 10,000-square-foot spa, salon and fitness center. Add a little shopping to your getaway with a trip to Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets offering excellent deals at 120 stores.