Indiana Dunes Beach is made up of the 25 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline inside the boundaries of Indiana Dunes National Park, which in 2019 became Indiana`s first national park. The park stretches from Gary east to Portage, Porter, Chesterton, and Michigan City, Indiana, with the city of Valparaiso serving as a gateway to the park. There are 15 miles of beaches open to swimming and sunbathing, and the park is home to over 2,300 different species of flora and fauna.
South Bend - Indiana Dunes Area: 40 mins./ 1hr. approx.
Indiana Dunes Area - South Bend Airport: 50 mins./ 1hr. approx.
Indianapolis- Indiana Dunes: 2 hrs. 40 mins. approx.
Chicago, IL - Indiana Dunes State Park, IN: 53 mins. approx.
Indiana Dunes State Park, IN- South Bend: 54 mins. approx.