Category Archives: Tourism

Ways To Spend More Time Outdoors This Summer

Ways To Spend More Time Outdoors This Summer

If you’re looking for more ways to spend time outdoors this summer, find a list of summer activities that will inspire you to step outside this season.

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Indiana Dunes Historic Home Tour – June 25th

      Enjoy examples of everything from rustic landmarks to Mid-Century Modern during the June 25th, Logs to Lustrons Tour at Indiana Dunes National Park. The day features log structures of early settlement days, frame homes from the Victorian period, and mid-century homes of glass, stucco and metal. Indiana Landmarks and the National Park…

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Crown Point Corn Roast

    It’s time again for the annual Crown Point Corn Roast. Corn is king of the two-day event. The hours will be 5-11pm on Friday night the event will continues on Saturday from Noon-11pm, the beer garden will open both days. Friday, June 3 Food Vendors 5 PM- 11 PM Beer Garden 5 PM-…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

     There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling,…

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Northwest Indiana farmers markets

Farmers Markets Are NOW Open!

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is Farmers Markets. Over the years, these markets have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old.      Some have live music, Craft Beer, Arts and Crafts and even Antiques!  So support your local farmers, you’ll find all…

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Destressing: Ways You Can Escape Stressful City Life

Destressing: Ways You Can Escape Stressful City Life

There are many ways you can escape stressful city life, from daily practices to weeklong outdoor escapes. Here are just a few options to try.

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Indiana Dunes Tourism Awards 2022 Grants

Indiana Dunes Tourism is the official destination marketing, planning and development organization for the Indiana Dunes Area/Porter County, Indiana. The grants can be used for developing and enhancing attractions, as well as advertising, printing and promotional expenses that bring visitors to the area and encourage overnight stays. The funds can also be used to develop…

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Porter County Auditor Talks About Spending 33.3 Million in ARPA Monies

On February 8th, 2022, Porter County’s Auditor Vicki Urbanik discussed the County’s 33.3 million dollars that is coming from the American Rescue Plan Act passed by President Biden on March 11, 2021. Biden signed 1.9 Trillion into law to be spent. The room was filled with local City Councilmen, local Trustees, and County Council members…

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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival 2022

Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 12-15, 2022 at the 8th Annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival. The festival is a partnership with the region’s major environmental groups highlighting the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a positive impact on the economic, conservation, and environmental education…

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Indiana Dunes National Park To Start Entry Fees

     The National Park Service has approved an entrance fee for Indiana Dunes National Park beginning on March 31, 2022. The new fee revenue will help fund the Marquette Greenway Bike Trail, parking and transportation improvements and visitor services for a park that has seen its attendance increase from 1.7 million visitors to more…

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