Michigan City and the surrounding communities offer a wide range of year round fun family and rainy day activities including:

Splash Down Dunes Water Park

150 E. US Highway 20

Porter, IN 46304

(219) 929-1181


Premier water park offering a full day of fun for the entire family.  On the shores of Lake Michigan and just one mile from Indiana Dunes State Park, Splash Down Dunes Water Park offers exciting, free-falling, twisting, curving water thrill rides and a giant wave pool to surf and splash! We feature over thirteen clean and fun waterslides – making Splash Down Dunes the largest water park in Indiana

Oasis Splash Park

Washington Park

(For more information see flyer locaked in back of book)

Captain Ed’s Candy Island

400 E. US Highway 20

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 872-6294


A pirate/nautical themed candy store. Free samples and free vintage pinball.  One-quarter mile east of Marquette Mall on US Hwy 20.  Look for the pirate ship.

City Lane Inc.

1901 S. Woodland Ave.

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 872-9930

Enjoy extreme glow in the dark bowling!  Senior, youth and group discounts.

Mon, Tues, & Thurs – 9am – 10pm;  Wed. 9am – 11pm; Fri – Sat 9am – 1am; Sun 11am – 10pm

The Alyce Bartholomew Children’s Museum

2921 Franklin Street

Michigan City, IN 46430


The ABC Children’s Museum is an experienced-oriented center dedicated to the concept of family learning


Rag Tops Museum of Michigan City Indiana

209 W. Michigan Blvd.

Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 878-1514


There’s fun for the whole family at Rag Tops. A large exhibit of vehicles from the 20th century, indoor miniature golf and Junctiques (antiques and collectibles shop).

Adults $6.00; Seniors $5.00; Children $3.00; children under 3 free; Golf Games $5.00 per person; Open 7 days 10am – 7pm.

Pleasant Heights Farm – Horse Back Rididng

708 N. Shebel Road

Michigan City, IN 46360



Experienced and firs-time riders alike can take comfort on our well-trained horses as you explore 40 acres of wooded scentery

Pioneer Land

LaPorte County Fair Grounds

LaPorte, IN 46350

(219) 324-2086


Pioneer land is an 1800’s village with a blacksmith shop, farm bureau, log cabin, quilters cabin, one room school, post office, antique barn, general store, and original garden.

Donations accepted; April 15 – Oct. 15 by request and during LaPorte County Fair.

Movie Theatres

AMC Showplace Michigan City 14

100 Meijer Drive

Michigan City, IN 46360


Portage 16 IMax

6550 US Highway 6

Portage, IN 46368

Offers 15 theaters with stadium seating and one 450 stadium-seated IMAX auditorium.  IMAX is the world’s most immense and involving film experience.