Best Ways to Cool Off in Indiana’s Cool North

Summer is heating up! And just as the name Indiana's Cool North implies, we have places to help you keep cool!  There are a number of budget-friendly splash pads and beaches to take the kids.  If you like adventure, visit one of our waterparks or try paddling on one of our many river and water spots.  There's even a floating obstacle course in Lake Michigan. Make the most of the dog days of summer by finding some great places to cool down!

Indiana Dunes National Park Beaches

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A visit to Indiana Dunes National Park on Lake Michigan’s southern shoreline offers eight beaches where you can cool off.

It may be hard to choose between these eight magnificent beaches, so understanding the parking lot sizes and the amenities can help you decide which one is right for you.

A map and information can be found HERE.

For information on nearby lodging. and Dunes Deals.    Request a destination guide of the Indiana Dunes

  • 7 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 22 Minutes to South Shore
  • 58 Minutes to Elkhart County

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