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We had the opportunity to be on the West side of Lake Michigan starting in Wisconsin and traveling through Illinois and Indiana. Amazing lake shoreline and some pretty nice beaches along the way - capstone for us at Indiana Dunes.
#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!
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...More
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...More
.....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
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....More
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...More