Just an hour southeast of Chicago’s Loop, the Indiana Dunes area features wide sandy beaches, great birding and easy bike trails. indiana Dunes shops etc
Two–Day Getaway to Indiana Dunes
Enjoy 15 miles of Lake Michigan coastline at the Indiana Dunes, one hour southeast of Chicago. Fourth of July weekend?
Great Lakes Gallery
Michigan City East Pierhead Light by Kenneth Keifer, via Back home summer 1995 working at American Rubber and going to bible study at Southwind Immanuel.
Top Things to Do in Indiana Dunes
Pack a variety of gear to enjoy Lake Michigan activities: a swimsuit for the beach at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, hiking shoes for the trails of Indiana Dunes State Park and an appetite for comfort food.
Lake Michigan - North Pier 2 my lighthouse obsession
With more freshwater coastal dunes than anywhere else on the planet, Michigan—specifically the Lake Michigan shore—is the Midwest’s ultimate sandbox. The only challenge: sifting through all the ways to play.
This "best beach" is nowhere near the ocean! Indiana Dunes.
This "best beach" is nowhere near the ocean! Indiana Dunes State Park with kids and families.
Indiana Dunes State Park - the beach is on Lake Michigan and covers the coast line of Northwest Indiana- nice park