Lake Michigan

A big part of the quality of life available in Michigan City is our shoreline proximity to beautiful Lake Michigan and all that it offers.

The proximity of Michigan City to Lake Michigan adds both beauty and fun beach-side activities to our quality of life

Lake Michigan Gateway Implementation Strategy (LMGIS)
This project is to capitalize on the extraordinary potential of the study area and transform it into a memorable and economically vibrant destination. With a focus on the execution of priority projects, the completed strategy will create a framework for public and private investment and policy decisions, and will outline a series of specific, feasible implementation projects.

Painting New Hues of Perception about Michigan City’s Downtown
The city’s downtown is creating its own redevelopment renaissance through the brush strokes of fresh ideas, civic support and the passion of businesses. The downtown is helping revive commerce beyond the millions of visitors each year who frequent the nearby casino, outlet mall and lakefront.

North Point Pavilion
Experience beautiful views of the Lake Michigan beach on an upper level observation deck plus an inviting dining facility.

Lake Michigan Beach
Michigan City, Indiana is located on the southern pristine shores of Lake Michigan adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park.

The southern shores of Lake Michigan adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park

Washington Park
On the shores of Lake Michigan, Washington Park provides host to a marina, the Guy Foreman Amphitheatre, and a wealth of events and activities throughout the year, including the spectacular Holiday Lights.

Washington Park Zoo
Washington Park Zoo encompasses 15 acres on a hilly sand dune, located near the southern shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. The zoo exhibits more than 90 species originating throughout the world. The animals are exhibited in natural settings, surrounded by botanical plantings. Among the exhibits are Bengal tigers, Cotton top tamarinds, American alligators, Grizzly bear, Grey kangaroos, Ring-tailed lemurs, River otters, Bald eagles and more.

Washington Park Zoo

Washington Park Zoo exhibits more than 90 species of animals from around the world