Top 10 Winter Outdoor Activities

Indiana’s Cool North definitely lives up to its name in winter. The region is full of amazing activities that embrace this "cool" season, and are the perfect cure for winter blues. The region offers diverse snow and ice opportunities, from cross country skiing or sledding to skating on the ice or pulling fish through the ice.  Winter around here is a real wonderland, complete with winter wonderland lights!  Here's our list of the Top 10 Winter Outdoor Activities in Northern Indiana.  

Sledding in the Dunes Area


The Dunes area has five parks that are perfect for kids or adults itching to grab a sled or tube and speed down a snowy hill.

Try the moderate hill at Coffee Creek or the 192 foot Devil’s Slide at the Indiana Dunes State Park. Once you make your way up to the top, you’ll be rewarded with a stunning view of Lake Michigan.

One of the newest sledding hills in the area is at Indiana Dunes National Park’s West Beach. When you’re done sledding, take a winter stroll along the beach.

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

  • 18 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 54 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 63 Minutes to Elkhart County

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