Category Archives: Tourism

Ways To Treat Cabin Fever During Challenging Times

Ways To Treat Cabin Fever During Challenging Times

Everyone has a painful case of cabin fever this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many folks are staying home to slow the spread of the virus. Although these actions are honorable, staying home too much can be incredibly boring. People watching the minutes tick by should read about these ways to treat cabin fever…

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Indiana Dunes Movie Premieres In Valparaiso

     Indiana Dunes Tourism, in partnership with the National Park Service and Smith Donovan, is celebrating the new film at a nature-themed outdoor movie night fundraiser at the 49er Drive-In on October 8, 2020.      The premiere of the new Indiana Dunes National Park documentary film, Indiana Dunes: Nature’s Masterpiece takes place on…

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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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St. Iakovos Greek Festival Cancelled

      After much discussion and consideration, the decision has been made to cancel this year’s St. Iakovos Greek Festival that was to be held in September at the Porter County Expo Center.  The decision was made out of an abundance of caution and concern for the health of those that attend the Festival…

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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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Sandy Showtunes Concert At Indiana Dunes

“Sandy Showtunes” presented by Supercharged Trio with the Reasoner Family Singers. Supercharged Trio is made up of three boys aged 8-14 from Dyer, IN who each play violin, ukulele, and other stringed instruments along with signing. The Reasoner Family Singers from Schererville join to round out this multi-generational night of Broadway on the Beach. Park…

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New Restaurant Opens Downtown Valparaiso!

     With Cafe 306’s Floridian inspired menu and desserts, you’re sure to feel like you’ve landed on the beach without leaving the Region. If a tropical vacation is not on the schedule for you this year, a trip to Downtown Valparaiso’s Café 306 may, at the very least, put you in a Florida-state of mind. …

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The Antique Market of Michigan City is Now Open!

  The Antique Market of Michigan City announced its plans for the re-opening on July 4th weekend, 2020, at 3703 N.E. Frontage Road – I-94 & US 421, Michigan City, Indiana.     The Market boasts over 140 dealers with only fine antiques & collectibles, such as furniture, glassware, pottery, vintage clothing, estate jewelry, books, railroadiana, coins,…

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