Region tourism professionals agree there’s a growing urge among people who are eager for a road trip after being couped up at home because of pandemic restrictions.
Leaders help communities cope with cancellations of large gatherings, including festivals, but also find alternatives to bringing people together. Organizers of Pierogi Fest, among others, say the uncertainty of the pandemic led to their decisions.
National park status for Indiana Dunes puts Region’s lakeshore in elite group A familiar place has a new name. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore officially became the Indiana Dunes National Park, making it the 61st park to receive national status. Legislation to change the name was introduced by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and signed into […]
Hustling to keep pace with sports tourism boom Sports tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry in this country, scoring big points from tiny hamlets to major cities with family-friendly “sportcations” and “tournacations.” Northern Indiana has been stepping up to the plate in recent years to not only get on base with this lucrative market, but […]
PORTER — Indiana Dunes Tourism and Visit Michigan City LaPorte honored businesses, organizations and individuals for providing outstanding service to the community and visitors on May 9. The Recognition of Service Excellence or ROSE Awards recognize those who go the extra mile to make Porter and LaPorte Counties great places to live and visit. The […]