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.

DunesWalk Inn – Modern Amenities and Quiet Comfort in Indiana’s Cool North

You’re just three minutes from Lake Michigan and Indiana Dunes State Park when you stay at this elegant boutique hotel and vacation rental. Housed in the restored 1881 Furness Mansion and set in the historical town of Chesterton, you’re sure to find quiet comfort at your new home in the Dunes.

Choose from two suites and three guest rooms or rent the entire inn, which sleeps 19, for a friend and family retreat you’ll never forget. Get the gang together for a hike, explore the town on your bike, and enjoy cross-country skiing in the winter. All of that, plus shopping, casinos and fine dining are only minutes away.

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