Category Archives: Tourism

Whiting Builds a ADA Compliant Boardwalk on Lake Michigan

by Mary Lowry    If you’ve walked down the bike path behind Whihala Beach in Whiting Indiana and wondered about the construction at the West End, you can finally go check out the completed project! The work has been the result of a $16,000 matching grant from the Lake Michigan Coastal Program, which is administered…

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U-Pick Farms in Northwest Indiana

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is U-Pick Farms. Over the years, these farms have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old. — LAKE COUNTY —     County Line Orchard, 17 U-pick apples and pumpkins, open in mid-August every day from 9am-6pm.…

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Stage 4 Begins June 12th!

Stage 4 is 75% Capacity for Most Venues GUIDELINES FOR ALL HOOSIERS • Hoosiers 65 and older and those with known high-risk medical conditions should adhere to social distancing guidelines and remain cautious at work and in their communities • Continue remote work as needed • Face coverings are recommended • Social gatherings of up…

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4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

For many people, the celebrations of summer aren’t complete without an ice-cold beer beside the grill, margaritas on the beach, or cocktails on a night out with friends. While alcohol can add to some incredible summer memories, it’s important to stay safe and responsible when drinking this summer. From staying hydrated in the heat to…

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Porter County Fair Cancelled

     The Porter County Fair scheduled to run July 23rd thru Aug. 1 2020 has been cancelled.       The Grandstand was scheduled to feature top-notch entertainment every evening of the Porter County Fair. Other than first-class concerts you can experience planned was the Fireworks, demolition derbies, tractor pulls, Horse Shows and more! “A fair…

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Gabis Arboretum is Open With FREE Entry!

Gabis Arboretum is NOW OPEN! From 8am – 7 pm daily, Admission is currently free, See below for more information Tired of being cooped up at home? Come visit! The arboretum’s 300 acres provide ample opportunity to explore nature while maintaining a safe distance from others. Bring a picnic, hiking shoes or find a comfy…

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Safe Driving Tips for the Big City

Safe Driving Tips for the Big City

Picture riding your bicycle around your house. It’s cramped, turns are tight, and there’s so much to keep track of and maneuver around. This isn’t all that dissimilar to driving in a big city, where your lane often feels cramped, there’s rarely an easy turn, and people mill about constantly from all sides. If you…

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Hike The Secret Moraine Nature Preserve

by Andie Renner-Miller      We did this hike back when it was snow covered as it was listed as a good hike to do in the snow. This preserve was a good reminder that it doesn’t need to be warm out to take a good hike. We found only one area that may be difficult…

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Governor Holcomb Announces Back on Track Program!

     On Friday, May 1st, Governor Holcomb announced his BackOnTrack program to bring the state of Indiana back from the Stay at home orders and open the state. The state’s program is planned to be a steady, measured and continued process. “We are doing this together and together, we will overcome this disease, and come…

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3 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your RV Luxurious

3 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your RV Luxurious

     A well-maintained RV brings all the luxurious comforts of home—warm showers, soft bedding, electricity, and more—to the gorgeous landscapes and experiences of an outdoor vacation.      However, if you want your RV to serve you for years of vacations to come, you need to maintain it properly. Routine inspections, checkups, and fixes…

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