- TripBuzz found 71 things to do with kids in or near LaPorte, Indiana, including 69 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like South Bend, Michigan City, Valparaiso and New Buffalo.
- From La Porte County Historical Society Museum to Hesston Steam Museum, the LaPorte area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Parks and Theaters.
- Historic treasures, cultural attractions and outdoor recreation make LaPorte a diverse travel destination. The annual LaPorte County Fair attracts thousands of visitors each year, as do the local attractions including museums and galleries, historic architecture, bike trails, Grand Prix boat races along Stone Lake, local dining, boutique shops and theater venues.
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2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, IN MoreLess Info
Being awarded by the AAA Tour Book as the GEM Attraction in 2011, La Porte County Historical Society Museum exhibits photo collections, paintings, and a taxidermy collection, among others. There is also a gift shop on the premises.
With special events around the year, including a reiteration of the Civil War, Hesston Steam Museum exhibits not only steam locomotives from back as far as 1929, but also a ¼-scale railroad. Picnic areas, a soda fountain and a restaurant are also included.
Featuring 32 lanes, City Lanes Bowling Center offers open bowling with shoe rental and tournaments. The center provides a pro shop with balls, accessories and services, a restaurant and bar, pool tables and arcade games.
The Michigan City Historical Society takes as its mission the preservation and celebration of local and regional history. The society maintains the Old Lighthouse Museum, which features a variety of exhibits pertaining to Michigan City's past.
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100 Meijer Drive, Michigan City, IN 46360 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring 14 auditoriums, AMC Showplace Michigan City 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a party room, theater rentals and a concession area.
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9957 North Frontage Road, Michigan City, IN 46360 MoreLess Info
Stateline Blueberries is a 35 acre family owned and operated u-pick blueberry farm. Nine varieties of blueberries that ripen throughout the growing season ensure a long June to August harvest. Blueberry blossom honey, jam and syrup are also for sale.
More than just a bowling alley, Lakeshore Lanes provides fun activities for the entire family. Along with bowling, the alley also offers karaoke on Sundays, weekly poker tournaments and a concession stand for added convenience.