- The list below includes 65 free or cheap things to do in or near Michigan City, Indiana, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Art Museum.
- From Washington Park to International Friendship Gardens, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Michigan City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Valparaiso, New Buffalo, Gary and Portage.
The 140-acre Washington Park is located on Lake Michigan's south shore. Featuring two miles of beach, the Oasis Splash Park, a marina, public fishing, boat launches, picnic shelters, concessions, and even a zoo, this is one of the most popular parks in northern Indiana. During the holidays, the park is transfor…
Known as the 'House that Freight Cars Built', the Barker Mansion preserves the legacy of a founding father of the rail car industry, John H. Baker. Featuring space for private events, guided tours to experience the period opulence, and a schoolroom tour.
85% 67 votes
1 Washington Park Marina, Michigan City, IN 46361 MoreLess Info
The only lighthouse in the state of Indiana is the Old Lighthouse Museum in Michigan City. See exhibits detailing Lake Michigan shipwrecks, climb the lantern tower and discover maritime history from the 1800's.
92% 53 votes
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.
Walnut Ink Projects is an art gallery that was founded in 2010 and features live workspace, retail merchandise, and event rentals. The gallery holds a variety of workshops including snowboard works and textile workshops.
60% 5 votes
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.
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.
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.