- Our list of the best things to do in Gary, Indiana, features the top 172 nearby activities — including 61 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gary, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Gary, IN , followed by 156 popular activities in nearby cities, including Chicago, Valparaiso, Tinley Park, Hammond, Michigan City, Chesterton, Oak Lawn, Portage, Schererville, Merrillville, Munster, Orland Park, Lansing, East Chicago, Oak Forest, Hobart and Michigan City
The Northern League minor league baseball team for Gary, Indiana, can be found at the U.S. Steelyard Field. The family-friendly ballpark offers between-inning entertainment, giveaways, fireworks, concessions, and affordable tickets. Kids can join Rusty's Kids Club for special benefits.
Visitors can view a collection of original art, photography, and fine American crafts at Lake Street Gallery. The gallery specializes in local art inspired by the Indiana Dunes and the shores of Lake Michigan, and also offers custom framing.
As one of most picturesque parks of Indiana, Marquette Park hosts an array of special events throughout the year. The stately historical pavilion and spacious park grounds offer rental spaces, a lagoon, hiking and biking trails, and beautiful views.
West Beach, Indiana Dunes is a beach-side park featuring three looping walking trails. Visitors to the beach can swim (with lifeguards on duty in the summer,) go hiking or bird watching on one of the trails, or go fishing.
Flamingo Pizza Of Miller is a local pizza restaurant offering a large variety of food options for its patrons. Visitors to the restaurant commonly enjoy eating one of the many pizza varieties, burgers, steaks, sandwiches, and many other options.
The Gardner Center For the Arts provides presentation of visual and performing arts and hosts a variety community events. It is operated by the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District, a non-profit community development organization.