Porter is a popular place to visit while you are in Northwest Indiana as many of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the ever-popular Indiana Dunes State Park. And don’t miss the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets and the Washington Park Zoo.
Porter has a number of cultural attractions nearby that make great places to visit. Enjoy seeing established and up-and-coming artists performing live at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
Browse the boutiques and purchase some original souvenirs in some of the nearby malls and markets such as the Westfield Southlake Mall in Gary.
After spending the day enjoying Porter, rest up at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa, Michigan City, the Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville and the Red Roof Inn Merrillville are among the most popular accommodation options here.