Topic: Porter County

  • Chesterton — Community Series

      Beyond the beaches of the Indiana dunes lies a small town with plenty of personality and entertainment. From locally owned restaurants and shops to a thriving art scene, Chesterton is the perfect place to stay during your Indiana Dunes getaway. Whether your visit lasts a day, a weekend, or an entire week, Chesterton has … Continued

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  • Northside Diner

    Breakfast Wars 2018 marked the start of the fifth annual Food Wars competition in Indiana’s Cool North. The competition was fierce as seven counties across northern Indiana competed for the title of breakfast champion. Indiana Dunes Tourism was proud to support Northside Diner, who brought a Food Wars victory home to Porter County for the very first time!

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  • Shopping Local During the Holidays

      Shopping at local-owned retail benefits our local economy. We know this, but how often do we practice what we preach and truly shop local? With the holidays in full swing and many folks buying last minute gifts, take the time to log off Amazon and hit the local stores. Here’s a few you might … Continued

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  • Your Need-to-Know Info for Visiting Art Barn

      By now I’ve written enough blog posts here at the tourism offices that my bosses might be catching on: when there’s a chance to get out of the office – I take it! This week, I journeyed to Art Barn, a peaceful art studio located halfway between Chesterton and Valparaiso. Here’s what you should … Continued

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  • Getting to the Bottom of Bison Genetics

    This guest post is by Alysa Nyberg, our awesome friend at Kankakee Sands.   Ten more bison have just arrived at Kankakee Sands! On the morning of the release, the doors of the trailer swung wide open and the new arrivals bounded out. The Kankakee Sands herd was there ready and waiting to greet them. … Continued

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  • How to Entertain your Grandparents at the Indiana Dunes

    We know you want to bring your grandparents to the Indiana Dunes, but how will you keep them entertained? Grandmas and grandpas need things to keep them occupied, so we’ve made this handy checklist to help you take care of all their needs while visiting Indiana Dunes Country.

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