I am planning a day trip to the Indiana Dunes next week, and looking for advice on which beach would be the best one for us. We will have my 3 kids with us, ages 4,7, and 10, and they are really looking forward to swimming. (We live in Oregon where you don't swim at the beach).
Which beach is :
-good for swimming
-allows inflatables (rafts, inner tubes)
-has some decent dunes for climbing
-has convenient parking
We will be driving from the south suburbs of Chicago (where I grew up and often visited the dunes state park, but I don't remember any of the specifics about where to go).