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VISIT MICHIGAN CITY LAPORTE Top Picks

Don’t miss them

If you are visiting LaPorte County, there are a few places that should not be missed during your stay. While there are certainly other wonderful attractions in the area, these ten will give you a look at the very best of Michigan City LaPorte.

Barker Mansion

A tour of this elaborate 1857 mansion brings to life turn-of-the-century Michigan City and reveals the wealth and extravagance of the Gilded Age when it was built.

Modeled after an English

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Barker Mansion

Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa

We offer 65,000 square feet of gaming on a single, luxurious and spacious level, with over 40 table games, 8 live poker tables and more than 1,700 slots.

Open 24 hours

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa

Great Outdoors, Parks & Recreation

LaPorte County, the second largest county in Indiana, has the finest acreage of wetlands, uplands, parks, beaches, golf courses, hiking trails and scenic beauty in the Midwest.

LaPorte County was officially

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Great Outdoors, Parks & Recreation

Hesston Steam Museum

All aboard for an exhilarating day that whisks visitors back to the golden age of railroads and gives a great lesson in steam-powered engines to boot.

This museum, located in the

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Hesston Steam Museum

LaPorte County Historical Society Museum

A glimpse of LaPorte County’s fascinating history beckons behind the doors of this stunning brick building, with exhibits about fancy cars, a sports hero, pioneer life, and a murderous legend,

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LaPorte County Historical Society Museum

Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets

Exceptional brands with extra ordinary savings, Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets welcomes you. Enjoy savings of 25% to 65% every day. For shopping that’s always worth the time, visit Lighthouse Place.

Shoppers

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Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets

Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Just steps away from the Lake Michigan waterfront, the Lubeznik Center for the Arts features a high-quality, changing exhibition schedule in four airy, gleaming galleries plus a collection of outdoor

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Orchards, Farms and Gardens

On your way to the fertile fields of Northern Indiana’s LaPorte County, take a little detour through our many Orchards, Farms and Gardens.

Where fanciful flowers bloom in the spring at

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Orchards, Farms and Gardens

Shady Creek Winery

Taste, relax and enjoy our award-winning wines vinted and bottled in our winery.

Custom-crafted wines, delicious food, friendly tastings, and a casual, welcoming atmosphere distinguish this destination winery near Lake Michigan’s

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Shady Creek Winery

Washington Park, Beach & Zoo

Enjoy the shores of Lake Michigan in beautiful Washington Park. This 140-acre park has 2 miles of pristine beach, the Washington Park Zoo, Sunset Grille, the Michigan City Senior Center,

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Washington Park, Beach & Zoo

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