Local Favorites in Indiana’s Cool North

When seeking out the best places, always consult the locals!   And that holds especially true in Indiana's Cool North.  The locals know the best places to eat and enjoy life, including those surprising secrets in the region! Why not check out some of these places firsthand?  

Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Indiana Dunes State Park

Annual Sand Sculpture Contest


July 13, 2024

Watch the sand come alive at the Indiana Dunes State Park.  This annual sand sculpting contest is judged by park volunteers for the  funniest, most creative, and most thematic awards in both adult and child categories.

This years theme is animals, but sculpting groups are free to create other displays as well.

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

  • 25 Minutes to South Shore
  • 15 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 60 Minutes to Elkhart County

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