The Insider's Michigan City Vacation Guide

Taking a Michigan City vacation in Indiana is easy with this insider's guide to the best attractions. Michigan City is close by Lake Michigan and almost 60 miles east of Chicago. It's ideal for renting a Michigan City Bed and Breakfast. You'll have access to fishing, boating and a host of other fun activities. Keep this guide handy when you want to explore the city and other places nearby.

Acting Theatre of Michigan City
215 W Tenth St
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 872-4221

Art and culture is provided all year round at the Acting Theatre of Michigan City. This place has great productions of theater, dance, comedy and musical shows. You can purchase tickets by contacting their box office when you get to your accommodations.

International Friendship Gardens
2055 Highway 12
Michigan City, IN 46361
(219) 878-9885

If you love music and botanical gardens, then check out the International Friendship Gardens. This Michigan City vacation hotspot is fun and entertaining for your entire family. You'll see 11 beautiful gardens filled with plants of every season. You can also enjoy musical events on your visit. Contact the gardens for more information on events, tickets and hours.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Mt. Baldy
1100 North Mineral Springs Rd
Michigan City, IN 46304
(219) 926-7561

You can enjoy lovely vistas, sunsets and family activities at this park. Many come to hike the Mt. Baldy trail, while others love to picnic near the dunes. A visitor center is located in Indiana Dunes as well. It houses artwork from local artists and informative displays on the dunes. Also located on the grounds is a bookstore. You'll find nice items of interest to purchase.

Blue Chip Casino
777 Blue Chip Dr
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 879-7711

Blue Chip Casino is your Michigan City vacation destination for couples. This active casino has more than 60,000 square feet of games and slot machines. You can also explore the entertainment sections. There are live musical and comedy acts every night of the week. If you love to drink cocktails and relax, then Blue Chip has a great lounge. Live entertainment is provided at the Stardust Event Center.

Dining is top notch at the Blue Chip Casino. There are several restaurants that serve hearty buffets and delicate seafood. One restaurant even hosts live music while you dine.

With so many choices in Michigan City, it's not easy choosing just a few to visit. This is just a small list of many fabulous places in the city. You can even explore outside of your comfy Michigan City Inn and visit nearby cities, such as Chicago.