12 Places to Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week in Indiana’s Cool North

Celebrate 2023 National Travel and Tourism Week with us, May 7-13!   It's a week to celebrate the importance of travel and tourism to the economy and community in Indiana's Cool North.  Events and activities showcase the unique attractions and experiences that the region has to offer to both visitors and locals.  Look over these things that make northern Indiana cool, and  find something new to explore this week as well as later!

Wells Street Beach

Wells Street Beach


As a cherished family-owned establishment in Gary for over 90 years, you are invited to experience the cherished tradition of Wells Street Beach – a true delight! Discover the most convenient parking spot near the stunning southern shores of Lake Michigan. The beachfront concession proudly serves the irresistible WSB burger, a summer essential, along with refreshing table service for beer and wine. Enjoy the comfort of immaculate restrooms!

For information on nearby lodging and  Getaway Packages    Request a destination guide for the South Shore.

  • 17 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 33 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 79 Minutes to Elkhart County

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