Category Archives: Tourism

LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter…

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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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Valparaiso Announces Summer Concert Series

Valparaiso Events is currently working on guidelines to safely host these concerts, please stay tuned. Featuring a fabulous variety of artists and musical styles, this summer concert series is a treat for music lovers of all ages. On special Thursday nights throughout the summer, concertgoers gather under a beautiful night sky at The Porter Health…

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The Best Dinosaur Exhibits in the United States

The Best Dinosaur Exhibits in the United States

Great adventures await you! Use this brief guide to the three best dinosaur exhibits in the United States to plan your next trip for family fun.

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Winter Travel – What To Bring – What To Do If Stranded

ITEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR CAR: • Gloves & Hat • Small Camping Shovel • Bag Of Salt • A Flare & Distress Flag • A flashlight • Boots • Spare Tire • Ice Scraper • Change of Clothes, (in case you get wet) • Blankets • Candle & Matches (to keep warm in case…

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Connect to the Outdoors with First Day Hike

As part of a 50-state initiative, America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year with a rejuvenating healthy hike connecting with the outdoors. Join us at the Indiana Dunes State Park where this annual tradition will look a little different this year as YOU get to…

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3 Reasons To Go on a Winter Camping Trip This Year

3 Reasons To Go on a Winter Camping Trip This Year

Does your camping gear tend to spend the winter packed away? Many people go on vacation in the summertime, but cold weather shouldn’t prevent you from doing the things you love. There are many joys to winter camping you shouldn’t miss. Whether you’re a cold-weather junkie or you just want to mix things up this…

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2 Ideas for a Pandemic-Safe Winter Vacation

2 Ideas for a Pandemic-Safe Winter Vacation

For many people, the holidays are the highlight of the year. Even beyond the magnificent feasts and heartwarming family gatherings, the break from school or work brings a great opportunity for unforgettable trips and experiences. Of course, like many things in 2020, COVID-19 has changed a lot of winter travel plans. You don’t have to…

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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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Holiday Traveling Tips for Pet Owners

Holiday Traveling Tips for Pet Owners

Traveling for the holidays this year will be far from normal—that is, if travel will be possible for you at all. If you plan to visit out-of-state family for a road trip or a cabin on the lake, you may need to find accommodations for any pets before you leave. While you have still have…

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