What to Do in the Indiana Dunes

What to Do in the Indiana Dunes

There is so much to do around Chicago. Shoreline Sightseeing offers great Chicago architectural boat tours, but we also know there’s more to do when the tour is over. If you want to experience a place that offers plenty for you and the whole family, be sure to check out the Indiana Dunes.


Indiana Dunes

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The Indiana Dunes offers more than 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline for you to enjoy. No matter if you want to lie on the beach and relax, play in the sand with your little ones, or take in a nice refreshing dip, you can do it all. The towering sand dunes are fun for you and the family to enjoy, whether for exercise or for play.


In addition to fun family beaches, you can also enjoy more than 70 miles of biking and hiking through the dunes, forests, marshes, and prairies. This is perfect for a relaxing stroll or for those more dedicated to exercise. Not only will you get a thorough workout, but you’ll also be able to take in a ton of enjoyable scenery too.

Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

When you’re done with the beaches, you can take in more of what the area has to offer, and that includes the Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm. Set up originally in 1822 as a fur trading post, you can take in a ton of history when you visit. The farm has been restored to its 1917 layout, and you and your family can take a tour during the summer months.

Culinary Tour

Everyone loves food, and the Indiana Dunes offers some great food to feast on. While there, be sure to check out all the restaurants in the area and enjoy some tasty treats.

Taltree Arboretum Railroad Garden

The Dunes are known for great flowers and bushes, and the Taltree Arboretum Railroad Garden delivers more than you could imagine. Explore gardens, forests, and prairie on a hiking trail that will give you plenty to see.

Broken Wagon Bison Farm

Want to see bison up close and personal? Then be sure to check out the Broken Wagon Bison Farm. Here, you can take a tour and see bison in a natural habitat. You can even buy bison meat and other bison products while here to take home with you.

Seven Peaks Waterpark

Looking for something fun to do when the weather is hot? Sure you can enjoy the beach, but you can also enjoy Seven Peaks Waterpark. With plenty of water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool, you and the entire family can enjoy time here and make lasting memories.

Schedule Your Tour Today

The Indiana Dunes offer plenty for you and the family to enjoy. After you enjoy a Chicago architectural boat tour with Shoreline Sightseeing, be sure to head to the Dunes and take in everything it has to offer. Contact us today at 312.222.9328 to schedule your tour today.