Top Summer Destinations in Northwest Indiana
Taltree Arboretum and Gardens
Enjoy the great outdoors at Taltree Arboretum and Gardens. The arboretum has several miles of trails for you to explore beautiful plants and native animals. You can enjoy an educational experience by enrolling in classes, ranging from learning about native species to participating in yoga. Taltree Arboretum and Gardens even has nighttime festivities, such as nature walks, for you to indulge in nature at any time of the day.
Visit the Beach
Northwest Indiana has numerous beaches if you want to frolic along the water. If you want to explore all the beaches, it might take some time. Check out Indiana Dunes State Park Beaches, filled with plenty of water activities along Lake Michigan. For your next beach adventure, don’t forget Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Beaches, with several beaches where you can picnic, enjoy nature or bike the trails. You’re sure to find plenty of adventures all summer long.
Catch a Game
There’s no shortage of baseball. If you’re not a baseball fan, you will be! You can enjoy collegiate baseball games or check out professional games at U.S. Cellular Field. While you’re there, grab a hot dog or two. They even have a gluten-free menu, so no one is left without a tasty treat.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts
When it’s time to beat the heat and head indoors, check out Lubeznik Center for the Arts and indulge your creative side. You can explore the new art exhibits or take classes. Perhaps after taking an art class, your work will be on display! If you have children, don’t forget to check out their art camps for the little Picassos.