Top 15 Local Favorites in Northern Indiana

History, festivals, and exquisite dining collide in Indiana’s Cool North. We asked locals to list their favorite attractions, activities, and events so you can get the most authentic experience possible on your visit to Northern Indiana. Whether you take in one or go for the full 15, you’ll learn just what makes our corner of the country so special.

Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa – Play, Stay and Get Away

No wonder they call it Northern Indiana’s favorite place to play – not to mention, stay! When you walk into the gleaming Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa in Michigan City, ultimate pleasure awaits from gaming to musical entertainment to fabulous food. Add in luxurious lodgings and a pampering spa, and you are in for the weekend of your dreams.

Playing will definitely be on your mind at this spacious single-level casino with 65,000 square feet of gaming space, including 1,700 slot machines and 40 table games. What’s more, you can enjoy open boarding non-stop – the casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round.

Dining options abound, with five restaurants, including The Game, featuring casual fare and 34 beers on tap, and William B’s Steakhouse for steaks and fresh seafood. Other on-site restaurants feature everything from fast food to expansive buffets.

Rejuvenate at the lavish Spa Blu, complete with spa, salon and fitness center, steam rooms and water walls before you settle in for the night at the elegant 22-story hotel. The Blue Chip also features loads of musical and other entertainment, rounding out your perfect getaway.

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