The Indiana Dunes hotels are found near the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. There aren’t any hotels within the park itself. Travelers will find that a number of the area hotels are found along the Interstate 94 corridor to the near south of the park, and there are many recognizable chain brands to select from. As for the price range, there are Indiana Dunes hotels to fit most budgets, and in terms of style, a pretty good range of preferences are covered.
Indiana Dunes Hotels
Indiana Dunes Hotels
Finding a good hotel near the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is an easy task, as there are plenty of reliable bets. In Valparaiso, for example, the Songbird Prairie B&B and the Inn at Aberdeen have little trouble satisfying travelers who appreciate quaint and charming accommodations. The same can be said about the Gray Goose Inn B&B in Chesterton and the Tryon Farm Guesthouse B&B in Michigan City (pictured). On the larger, chain brand side of things, top picks include the Hilton Garden Inn in Chesterton and the Best Western PLUS Hotel & Suites in Portage. As for the traveler who has motels in mind, there are an ample amount of those as well. Options include the Microtel Inn & Suites Motel and Al and Sally’s Motel, both of which are found in Michigan City.
Camping at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes Camping
Camping enthusiasts who are hoping to do their camping in northern Indiana are encouraged to keep the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore area in mind. There are plenty of fun activities to enjoy on the side during an Indiana Dunes camping trip, including swimming in Lake Michigan and hiking on the park’s trails. The most ideal campground in the area for those who wish to enjoy easy access to the park’s amenities is the Dunewood Campground. Situated at the conjunction of U.S. Highway 12 and Broadway, this campground near the community of Beverly Shores offers nearly 80 sites, and RV drivers will be happy to know that some of these sites cater to them. Facilities at the Dunewood Campground include restrooms and showers. Both a gas station and a convenience store are close to the campground, and Lake Michigan is less than two miles to the north.
Other Indiana Dunes Lodging
Indiana Dunes Lodging
Many vacationers who are planning on visiting the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore start their lodging searches with vacation rental properties. Cottages, cabins, and larger homes that are found on or near the water are in good supply throughout the general region. In addition to being more spacious than your average hotel room, vacation rentals are known to be more private. In the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore area, many of the rental properties have decks, patios, and/or yards for guests to take advantage of, and you might even have a lakefront plot that provides excellent views of the Chicago skyline to the west. As is true of the Indiana Dunes hotels and the Dunewood Campground, the area vacation rentals can fill up quickly during the peak summer season. A good place to start when searching for Indiana Dunes rentals is the Beachwalk resort community in Michigan City. Lovely homes and cottages can be rented in this community, and many are right on the water. The Shores Vacation Rentals in Beverly Shores are also worth keeping in mind, and there are plenty of other privately owned rentals to add to the list.