Winter Outdoor Recreation in Indiana’s Cool North

In the winter months, Indiana's Cool North truly earns its name with a variety of outdoor activities like ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. While some activities are weather-dependent, seize the days when conditions align perfectly. Moreover, there are specific ice skating opportunities available that don't rely on snow or cold weather, making them a must-see!

XInsurance Great Lakes Grand Prix - The Best of Summer!

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July 30 – August 4, 2024

One of the summer’s highlights is the XInsurance Great Lakes Grand Prix, which combines the thrill of high-speed racing,  a food court, music concerts and vibrant pageantry all taking place on one of the greatest lakes. Don’t miss the boat parade and a block party.  There’s something for everyone, including a golf outing and vintage car show!

See the schedule of events HERE.

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

    • 17 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 39 Minutes to South Shore
    • 56 Minutes to Elkhart County

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