21 AND OVER
South Shore casinos should be your go-to for excitement and action! Try your lucky hand at Ameristar Casino Hotel, Horseshoe Casino or Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. In addition to thousands of slot machines, they have your table game favorites as well as video poker and keno. Each casino also offers an on-site sportsbook to wager on various sporting events. If you are in the mood for some live entertainment, pair your gaming experience with a performance at The Venue or Hard Rock Live.
Sip your way through the South Shore with more than 30 breweries, distilleries, wineries, cideries and meaderies. Many of these establishments offer a menu to dine in, but you will also find our local brews on tap or wines available at area restaurants where you can enjoy a gourmet or farm-to-table meal. Download the South Shore Brewery Trail App and Passport and check-in to win prizes!
Situated along the shores of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes National Park offers 15,000 acres of recreation. Dip your toes in Lake Michigan, cycle through peaceful forests, walk along sunny prairies or hike up the towering sand dunes within the park.
Hop aboard the Emita II for a boat tour that tells the story of Lake Michigan and the surrounding area. Harbor Country Adventures also offers a sunset cruise, a Saturday night party cruise and a tour led by an Indiana Dunes National Park Ranger. You can also explore Lake Michigan on your own by renting a kayak or waverunner.
Just a short drive from Lake Michigan, steam across Cedar Lake in Indiana’s only steamboat ride. Tour guides at the pier of the Museum at Lassen’s Resort bring the past to life by telling the story of how Cedar Lake became a resort destination in its 1920’s heyday. Then head into the museum and experience imaginative, fun-filled exhibits that take you back in time.
The South Shore offers family fun for all seasons. Visit Albanese Confectionery for the World’s Best Gummies and chocolates or explore the exhibits at the Mascot Hall of Fame featuring North American sports mascots. Slide down tube rides or float along the lazy river at Deep River Waterpark or enjoy an action-packed, one-acre floating obstacle course at WhoaZone at Whihala Beach. Escape to the country at Fair Oaks Farms where they have seasonal events all year long that will make you want to return time and time again.
Schererville offers three indoor family fun centers sure to make for a fun-filled staycation. Make your way to Skyzone where you can jump the day away in a trampoline park. Up Your Alley offers laser tag, cyber sport and even axe throwing for the adults! Jak’s Warehouse has Northwest Indiana’s largest selection of attractions including indoor go-karts, a sky trail, bumper cars and so much more!
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