Category Archives: Tourism Information

Reasons To Use a Backpack Instead of Luggage When Traveling

Reasons To Use a Backpack Instead of Luggage When Traveling

Lugging around a suitcase can pose even more obstacles while traveling. Consider using a backpack for your next trips for the following reasons.

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Blueberry Picking in Northwest Indiana

     One of the 3 Major SuperFoods That Will Change Your Life and Health is blueberries. Steven Pratt, M.D., is a renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease prevention. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. Kathy Matthews has co-authored several health and…

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Chesterton Art Fair – 2021

     The Annual Chesterton Art Fair features more than 60+ “juried” artists including residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties and is THE Art Event of the year will be held the first weekend in August 7TH AND 8TH, 2021. The benefit of having a “juried art show” is that you really get quality…

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How To Not Get Lost on a Road Trip

How To Not Get Lost on a Road Trip

In the age of apps, it seems impossible for anyone to get lost. But with service not being the same everywhere, there’s always a chance of realizing you don’t know where the heck you are without any cell signal. Don’t fret—it’s an easily fixed situation with a little preparation and communication. Here’s how to not…

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Birding Festival 2021

     Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 13th – May 16th 2021 at the annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival.        Start making plans for a return to #dunesbirding with the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, May 13-16, 2021. The 2021 event will be a hybrid/virtual event, with both in-person…

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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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Bored? Try Goat Walking with the Family

Owners at Creme De La Crop Farm in Valparaiso found themselves without the time to take their goats walking, which is a much needed activity for the health and well-being of the goats. So, they came up with a method to have family volunteers walk the goats – which has turned out to be a…

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Car Care Tips for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is typically one of the busiest travel weekends of the year as people look to get in the final trip of the summer.  Due to the many travel restrictions from COVID-19, more people will be driving to their holiday weekend destinations this year.  This places an increased importance on making sure your car…

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Last Show For Disney’s Moana Jr.

Seedlings Theatre Company presents Disney’s Moana Jr as part of NIETF’s Park Plays series at Indiana Dunes State Park. August 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm What better place to enjoy Moana Jr with your family than sitting beachside? Grab your camp chairs or beach blanket and join Seedlings Theatre Company for a fun, family-friendly night…

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Valparaiso Recreation Center Makes Changes Amid COVID-19

Although you may have heard that the Coronavirus has greatly effected the hospitality industry the most, you would be surprised that it hasn’t effected Inman’s Recreation Center in Valparaiso Indiana. Yes, they have made several changes to their operations since opening with Indiana’s Stage 4.5 “Back On Track” opening, but attendance is in full “swing.”…

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