Northwest Indiana, an area most known for its proximity to Chicago and the Lake Michigan shoreline, shouldn’t be overlooked with its vast collection of outdoor adventures, cultural attractions and seasonal events. In the wintertime, residents and visitors alike can find plenty of things to do. Whether you’re a nature lover or looking for kid-friendly activities, these towns offer something for everyone. The following list is just a sample of things to do in Northwest Indiana as the temperatures begin to fall.
Thanks to its charming downtown, a world-class university, high-performing schools, access to Lake Michigan and hundreds of acres of green space and bike paths, the Northwest Indiana city of Valparaiso is a great place to live. Translated as “Vale of Paradise,” Valparaiso is beloved by its residents, and we love it too. Here are 10 reasons why: