Category Archives: Tourism Information

Chance of a Lifetime Historical Tour

Historic Community Center/YMCA Tour & City Sale Sept. 28 by Carl Zurbriggen    Join us on Saturday, September 28th to experience the history of the Whiting Family YMCA and former Whiting Community Center built by John D. Rockefeller!     Explore the facility like never before by taking a tour behind the scenes.  Look and experience…

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Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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Things To Do In Michigan City

by Anikka Watson      With easy access to places like the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan, Michigan City attracts many visitors especially during the summer season. However the city itself also has plenty to do. This article will cover the top locations in Michigan City, and why you should schedule your next weekend…

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East Chicago Rhythm & Soul Fest

     Come out Saturday June 15th for East Chicago’s Rhythm and Soul Fest at Washington Park located at 142nd and Parrish Ave.,      Hear T. L. Williams giving his tributes to Smokey Robinson, Minnie Riperton, KEM, Frankie Beverly & Maze and Sade.      Bring your own Lawn chair, food and drinks will be available for…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

     Don’t miss the MHOF’s biggest event of the year!   Mark your calendar for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s biggest event of the year….the 2019 Induction Weekend  June 14th, 15th, and 16th, honoring current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers,…

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City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award

     Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists.  Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition.        Mayor Jon Costas announced the award at the…

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Blueberry Picking in Northwest Indiana!

The other 13 Super Foods include: beans, soy, broccoli, spinach, oats, tea (green or black), oranges, tomatoes, pumpkin, turkey, salmon, walnuts, and yogurt.

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Indiana Dunes is NOW a National Park!

     The 15,000-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was re-designated by President Donald Trump as America’s 61st National Park. This is the first national park in Indiana, which has 15 miles of beach along the shores of Lake Michigan.       Lake Michigan is the 5th largest lake in the world, and one of…

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January Shows at Munster’s Theatre at the Center

  – Theatre at the Center (TATC), the only professional theater company where you can Experience Broadway in Northwest Indiana, has confirmed the Special Events lineup for its 2019 Season. Ralph’s World (11 a.m. January 5) kicks off the 2019 Special Events Season. It’s the mega-fun musical planet where kids rock and dance to their…

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Shutdown Affects On Indiana Dunes

Due to the current government shutdown, you may have questions about their services. During the shutdown the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as it always is. However, there will be no visitor services, scheduled programs or events. All offices and contact stations will be closed, and parking…

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