Category Archives: Tourism

Taltree Arboretum Gardens Valparaiso Indiana

Gabis Arboretum

    Gabis Arboretum (formerly Taltree,) is home to one of the most diverse oak collections in the nation, welcomes nearly 50,000 guests annually to its beautiful vistas, diverse landscape and six miles of hiking trails. Damien and Rita Gabis made an initial purchase of land on the site in 1990. With additional land purchases…

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Breakfast with the Birds

The winter blue’s got you down, Shake it off and come visit your park friends inside the Nature Center at Luhr Park.  Let this be an invitation to bundle up and grab the whole family; we promise it will be an explorative morning with the wonders of nature and the wildlife.  So come visit and…

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Indiana Dunes Mount Baldy

     The National Park Service has announced that the trail to the beach at Mount Baldy has been reopened. The trail had been closed for several weeks after storm waves washed out a portion of it leaving a dangerous, 50-foot drop off. Park crews have now completed a rerouted trail and have reopened the…

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Great War Events At Barker Mansion – Michigan City

The public is invited to explore Indiana’s Great War history through a series of free events hosted by Michigan City’s Barker Mansion in January and February. The mansion has partnered with the Indiana Historical Society to display a traveling exhibit titled The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines. With The Great War,…

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Holiday Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 5 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – Summer(July) Nov (Fall), Dec (Christmas), and Spring (Early March) from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte…

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Boo At The Zoo

     Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year?  Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, October 24th, 25th and 31st 2020 and spend a kid-friendly, merry, and not so scary afternoon or evening with the animals. Little ghouls and boys will experience child-friendly trick or…

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Zombie Zip Lines And Haunted Treetop Trails Coming To Edge Adventures Aerial Park

Zombie Zip Lines will provide new thrills throughout the month of October at Edge Adventures Aerial Park – Deep River NWI when the park will be transformed into a Halloween experience unlike any other in the Chicago/Northwest Indiana region.   Zombies take up residence on Fridays in Oct  2020 from 4 to 9 p.m. with the…

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Over 50 Fall Festivals Announced

Spend your Fall Weekends celebrating in Northwest Indiana! We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows, ice cream socials to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your Fall weekends ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Shows & Fairs AND CRAFT…

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Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes

      Spend the weekend in nature at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival. The festival starts on Friday September 9th and continues through Sunday, September 11th. More than 50 events will take place over the weekend at parks and preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. The events include hiking, paddling, biking, geo-caching, photography, birding, and more,…

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Tour De LaPorte

Tour de La Porte is a Cycling, Running and Walking Event. 100% of proceeds raised are used to provide direct support to local patients with cancer. Friday August 26th thru, Sunday, August 27, 2022   Learn more at Tour de La Porte is a bike ride, running and walking event to benefit youth and healthy…

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