Cool things to do!
The Acorn Theater is a rare and remarkable performing arts venue bringing high-quality, professional, live entertainment to its audience. Built in a historic featherbone factory, the Acorn offers a unique intimate atmosphere, with equally unique programming. Now as a newly formed 501 (c) 3 Non-for-Profit, the Acorn looks to expand it’s reach and cater to the community it serves, and beyond.
The Art Barn School of Art is a not for profit organization that has something for everyone. We offer year round classes and workshops for all ages, including open studio time.
Billy Boy’s Blueberry Barn is your favorite Chicagoland blueberry picking farm, located in Michigan City, Indiana. Come out and pick your own blueberries!
Ghost Tours of NW Indiana and beyond! Tours cover Crown Point, La Porte, Valparaiso and Chesterton areas! Bus tours, Haunted Walking Tours, Pub Crawl, Ghost hunting tours, Midnight Tours, Ghost Classes.
The Chesterton Art Center hosts a broad sampling of ways to experience art in the area. We offer a variety of adult and children’s art classes for people ages 3 and up. Each month we feature a number of exhibits showcasing local artists. Our facility boasts an extensive gift shop and wide array of local art for sale on a daily basis. Yearly memberships are offered and provide supporters with discounts on classes and purchases. Please call or check our website for more information!
Deep River Waterpark is the second largest publicly owned waterpark in the USA and largest in the Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and Chicagoland area. Open the Friday before Memorial Day thru Labor Day 10am-6pm, we feature over 16 waterplay features for all age and activity levels. Additionally there’s a “weather guarantee”, we’re cooler friendly, and there’s always free parking.
From the moment they arrive and tie-dye their signature t-shirts, campers hike, explore, and discover the beautiful natural landscape of Indiana Dunes National Park. During the week, they make new friends, play games, share meals, splash at the beach, gather round the campfire, and spend a night sleeping under the stars in tents.
May 1st through October 31st – Tuesday through Sunday from 9am-5pm (Central Time)
April and November – Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm (Central Time)
1-Day Pass (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday): $9
Senior Rate (65+): $7
Discount Day (Thursday): $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors
Children 12 and under: FREE everyday!
Active Duty Military: FREE everyday (must show ID)
Explore all Lake Michigan can offer with an exciting high-speed ‘Sea Rocket’ boat tour or a relaxing cruise aboard The Emita II. Spend time exploring the best wine tour Michigan has to offer. Enjoy regional vineyards. cellars and wineries. Sample the best wines of the area, and don’t forget to buy a few bottles to bring home.