Much more than just a lakefront destination. Michigan City is an eclectic and artistic community. Over 20 parks and recreation areas compliment miles of lakefront and dunes, creating countless hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, biking and an endless array of watersports. Visit wildlife from around the world at the Washington Park Zoo and get a birds eye view of the city from the historic Observation Tower. The gateway to our beautiful lakefront is the Uptown Arts District, featuring hip breweries, eateries, boutiques and galleries making this a year-round getaway destination. Enjoy community festivals and events, including the award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix which features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore racing boats. Catch a performance at the Canterbury Theatre, join in or enjoy an open mic night or indulge in the nightlife at one of our many restaurants or bars. If art touches your soul, the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Northwest Indiana’s hub for arts and culture. Visit the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa for dining, dancing and gaming until the wee hours. If you are looking for fun and adventure, or just looking to relax surrounded by hometown charm, Michigan City is the place to be.