- Our list of the best things to do in Portage, Indiana, features the top 114 nearby activities — including 39 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Portage, IN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
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One of two Stardust Bowl locations, Stardust Bowl No 2 offers open bowling as well as league and tournament play. The alley offers loyalty programs, and hosts birthday parties, corporate events, and other gatherings.
The award-winning theatre company housed within the Chicago Street Theatre performs a wide range of plays, including the classics and new productions throughout the year. The venue holds 130 seats in a stadium-style arrangement so that good views of the stage can be achieved by all audience members.
Affiliated with Indiana University Northwest, Theatre Northwest presents a seasonally changing slate of dramatic productions put on by primarily University students. The theater also hosts visiting performers ranging from orchestras to lecturers.
Part of Central Park Plaza, Porter Health Amphitheater is an outdoor stage with ample lighting. A common venue for musical concerts in the summer time, it is surrounded by a splash pad and children's play area.
Built as a tribute for the veterans of the Civil War in 1893, the Memorial Opera House can welcome 364 visitors at a time. It was the host of musical and drama plays, while also being rented for special events such as weddings and graduations.
The Porter County Museum was first established in 1916 when the local historical society gathered a large collection of local artifacts to celebrate the town's centennial. The museum remains open daily with guided tours, traveling exhibitions, and educational programs.