Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

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  • Fun in the Sun!

    Mar 31, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Views, Beautiful Bodies
    Cons: Gangs, crowded summer weekends

    Summary: I live in this area so I can add some information from a local point of view. "The Dunes" is a great place to go on those hot, humid summer weekends. I want to address the gang situation that I mentioned in the "cons" area. It ... read more

  • Indiana girl here

    Nov 4, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: One of the Greatlakes, Miles of beach, sand dune
    Cons: hard work hiking up the sand hills

    Summary: I was Born and raised in Indiana just 15 min from the Dunes. The dunes are great! Try to rent some 4 wheelers and go for a great ride on the sand dunes. The beach is nice and very long. You can always find a spot that is not full of people. There is ... read more

  • Breathtaking!

    Jul 29, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Breathtaking views, lots to do
    Cons: None

    Summary: I grew up near Lake Erie and figured that all of the Great Lakes were as colorless, polluted, and unappealing as that. Then I moved to Indiana, specifically, five minutes away from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and my opinion suddenly changed! ... read more

  • You'd never guess it was Indiana,(no offense, Hoosiers!)

    Feb 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: romantic get-away or family vacation
    Cons: the lifeguards can be strict

    Summary: I'm from the Chicagoland area and there was never anything better than a camping trip to "the dunes" when I was growing up! The dunes were only about two hours away from us, but when you were there it felt like you were a million miles from ... read more

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  • Great trip just an hour from Chicago

    Jul 12, 2005 by
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    Pros: Cheap gate fees, camping, dogs ok off "main" beach.
    Cons: No rentals of beach equipment and no beer or wine allowed

    Summary: Miles of sandy beaches between a steel mill and a nuclear power plant? Yes! This stretch of the Indiana lakefront is much like Gary and Michigan city looked 150 years ago. Too bad huh? The beach is great, and the main beach right down HWY 49 off of ... read more

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