Maps & Travel Routes

Maps & Travel Routes 9

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The welcome mat is always rolled out in Northern Indiana. Whether you’re searching for beachside fun, a campus tour, some time to unwind, arts and antiques, or Amish cooking—you’ll find easy access, great accommodations, top-notch restaurants, and more along our main routes. Start planning your adventure in Indiana’s Cool North with our interactive map.

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The Northern Route: I-80/I-90 Indiana Toll Road

The Indiana Toll Road provides easy access to the north of the region. Traveling from the west, you’ll pass by the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes near Chesterton and Michigan City, the legendary University of Notre Dame in South Bend, and Amish communities in Nappanee, Middlebury, and Shipshewana. The drive time between any of these great experiences is less than 3 hours.

Top Stops

  • Whiting, Mascot Hall of Fame (exit 3)
  • Indiana Dunes National Park (exit 31)
  • Washington Park in Michigan City (exit 39)
  • Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City (exit 39)
  • University of Notre Dame in South Bend (exit 77)
  • The Barns at Nappanee, Home of Amish Acres (exit 72)
  • Exit 92 Elkhart; Lodging and Dining cluster immediately at the exit
  • Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury (exit 107)
  • Shipshewana Flea Market and shops in Shipshewana (exit 107 and 121)

Visitor Services

  • Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond (exit 10)
  • Visitor Information is available at each Travel Plaza along the Indiana Toll Road
  • Indiana Dunes Visitor Center near Chesterton (exit 31)
  • Michigan City/LaPorte visitors center at Marquette Mall (exit 39)
  • Notre Dame: Eck Visitors Center (exit 77)
  • Amish Country Visitors Center\Elkhart County (exit 92)