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Activities: Driving, Fishing
Description: This lake is surrounded by Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

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#1 choice getaway for the week! Close but feels like a thousand miles away from life's worries!! The beaches are beautiful wonderful shopping and so close to the big city of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

#1 choice getaway for the week! Close but feels like a thousand miles away from life's worries!! The beaches are beautiful wonderful shopping and so close to the big city of Chicago, that seems like world's away from our country life!

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Salem, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Marquette park beach in Gary Indiana has a great beach, some snack shacks and vintage bath houses that have a spectacular view of the lake. The parking here is no fun because it has been moved further away from the beach. No dogs allowed on this beach or in the dunes state park beaches in Porter, just a few miles... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

OMG. You would think you were on the ocean, the beaches and lake front are fabulous. I was just there, due to the cooler weather the water was pretty cool but people were still in the water. I have been many times, the water is great(unsalted, no sharks). You can run for miles along the shore. Take a break and... More 

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Weimar, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

.....At these really huge lake.... you feel more like being at the atlantic ozean than at a lake.... totally impressing, surprisingly warm water, all in a relaxing atmosphere.... I am sure to come during vacations

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Michigan City, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have vacationed in Michigan City for many years, including boating on the lake. There are many ways to access the beach in this area, and the quality of the water as well as the beautiful sandy beaches are hard to beat. Even though Mt. Baldy is currently closed, Indiana Dunes State Park reaches for many miles and offers many... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

In between steel mills in northwest indiana just 35 miles or so out of Chicago is the Indiana Dunes on Lake Michigan in Indiana. First of all....any times of year has its unique features. But it is like a hidden treasure to be explored. In summer...you will think you have gone to Florida, but this area has sand dunes. It... More 

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