A veritable “stone’s throw” from Lake Michigan, Merrillville, IN is a great place to stay when exploring the Great Lakes area.
Take a short drive to the coast of the lake for endless water sports and activities, from kayaking and boating to fishing, swimming, parasailing and more. Plan a picnic lunch at the Gary Aquatorium or the Indiana Dunes for a fantastic view of the water. Here you can watch the waves or walk along the shore at Marquette Beach and let the worries of the day float off with the breeze. Head to the Taltree Arboretum and Gardens where you’ll find gorgeous backdrops for photos and a railway garden that is sure to fascinate.
For a day of outdoor adventure, pack your fishing rod and head out on the water at Oak Ridge County Park or Deep River County Park, both just a short drive from your hotel. Brush up on your golf swing on one of many nearby greens.
If you’re looking for a taste of culture, head downtown for a fine meal or to the Star Plaza Theatre for a captivating show. Or, just hop in the car and head to Chicago for a taste of big-city shopping, entertainment and nightlife.
Make your trip complete by booking your stay with our hotels in Merrillville. You’ll enjoy comfortable accommodations and all the amenities you would expect at a price you can afford.
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