Shallow streams, a great lake, a nationally recognised waterway, small lakes and ponds can all be found in the South Shore. We’ve put together a list of water trails for beginners complete with rental locations. Northwest Indiana Paddling Association It’s recommended to learn the basics before going out on chippy waters, deep canals or in […]

Adventure gets your blood pumping. You never head out on a holiday without hiking boots in your suitcase. Communing with nature is your second nature. Lakes, farms, parks—these are your hot spots. PLAN A SWEET GETAWAY Take a tour of Hunter’s Honey Farm. Kids can roll beeswax candles and bottle their own bears full of […]

World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world.   To celebrate, Great Lakes USA […]

The 100th Running of the Indy 500 takes place at the racing capital of the world, Indianapolis, on 29th May 2016. The first Indy 500 race took place back in 1911 and drew 80,000 spectators, and now, as the race heads towards the 100th running, an average of 300,000 people head to Indy each year […]

With six states to explore, the Great Lakes celebrates the festive season like nowhere else. From world class shopping to unique New Year’s traditions, below is just a taster of what the Great Lakes has to offer this Christmas time.