There's so much waiting to be discovered at The Indiana Dunes

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 the Dunes.

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The Indiana Dunes

Come see the towering sand dunes and more than 70 miles of hiking and biking trails through dunes, forests, marshes and prairies.

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The Indiana Dunes


From bed & breakfasts to friendly motels, you’ll find accommodations perfectly suited to your travel style.


Beaches & Beyond

There’s far more to Indiana Dunes Country than waves and sand. Step beyond the beach and discover more.

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Beaches & Beyond

Must Sees

Make the most of your trip to Indiana Dunes! Don't miss out on these must see attractions.

Must Sees

Eating & Drinking

Explore past the Dunes and uncover the hospitality of the surrounding areas.

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Discover the charm of our distinct communities as you pursue your passions along quiet streets and bustling avenues.


The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center and park are open (CT)

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More

Survival Escape Rooms

Sponsored by: Survival Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

Survival escape rooms are the newest escape games hitting Northwest Indiana. State of the art games, fast paced, and exciting! Outsmart aliens, escape dangerous traps and solve cunning puzzles with
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Mission Escape

Sponsored by: Mission: Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

You will be tasked with tackling logical problems and puzzles. You will put out little physical effort and your wit and observation will be the key to your success. Everything you need to be...Read More

Paradox Escape Rooms

Sponsored by: Paradox Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

Room 1: House in the Woods - Everyone in town knows the creepy old house in the woods. No one, however, wants to talk about it or even find themselves nearby. Your friend, Tim the journalist, wanted...Read More

Espionage Escape Rooms

Sponsored by: Espionage Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

 Escape rooms are an interactive adventure game where you and your team are locked in a themed room. You have 60 minutes to find a series of clues, solve puzzles, and crack coes to escape...Read More

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Indiana Dunes

Nature’s Masterpiece

Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails, and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping, and attractions.

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