One of the biggest attractions in Northwest Indiana

Dated: February 14 2024

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One of the biggest attractions in Northwest Indiana is the Indiana Dunes National Park. In  2022, it was named one of the top 15 National Parks visited in the United States and continues to soar in popularity amongst tourists and locals alike. As of February 15, 2019, Indiana Dunes was officially included on the National Parks of the United States of America list. Porter and Lake County are the proud home of this 15,349-acre park, including the Lake Michigan shoreline and over 50 miles of hiking trails. The Park’s entry numbers have only increased over time. Comparatively to a decade ago, the park entry numbers have more than doubled. Indiana Dunes attracts visitors from across the country, and many nearby residents enjoy visiting the park. It has become a staple visitor attraction for the area, as well as a significant benefit for living in the area. The Dunes also include a bustling State Park, requiring different entry fees, including fun things to do, such as the 3 Dune Challenge, and great food venues, such as the Dunes Rooftop Pavillion. When visiting the Dunes National Park, you can enjoy a day hiking amongst the trees and a sunset on the beach, all in the same location. The Dunes is an endless wonder for things to explore and do, including camping, swimming, and an incredible array of dining experiences. Indiana Dunes National Park is considered one of the most biologically diverse national parks, with its impressive collection of over 1,100 species of plants and fauna. When purchasing a home, there are so many things to consider. One of the most critical aspects is how you can interact with the world around you and nature’s numerous benefits to our mental and physical well-being. When you choose a home in Northwest Indiana, you benefit yourself in many more ways than you know. A house near the Indiana Dunes National Park is an investment in yourself and the land around you. Nearby communities near the Dunes include towns and cities such as Chesterton, Michigan City, Ogden Dunes, and Valparaiso. Homes are available throughout this beautiful region for a variety of price points. If you or someone you know is interested in a house near Northwest Indiana’s beautiful National Park, contact us at (219) 462-2121.

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Matt Evans

As a Northwest Indiana region native of Valparaiso, I really enjoy introducing buyers to all our fantastic communities near Chicago off the southern shores of Lake Michigan. As Broker/Owner of RE/MAX....

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