Things to Do

There’s always something interesting going on here in Northwest Indiana and nearby Southwest Michigan

Our bed and breakfast in Chesterton, Indiana is 45 minutes from downtown Chicago and conveniently located near the Dunes Park South Shore train station. Inquire about transportation to and from. Only 10 minutes from the beautiful Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park where you can hike, bird watch, swim, or take a stroll along the shoreline. We are also 10 minutes from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana and 45 minutes from Notre Dame University in Southbend, Indiana. Just around the corner you can go biking, antiquing, wine tasting, shopping in Michigan City, Indiana, enjoy theater, dine at fine restaurants, and entertainment at the Blue Chip casino in Michigan City, Indiana and Four Winds casino in New Buffalo, Michigan. The list goes on and on. Just ask us and we will help guide you; it is our pleasure! Call Scott and Victoria Phillips at our Bed and Breakfast in Chesterton, Indiana.

Restaurants

restaurants near At Home in the Woods
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Valparaiso Restaurants

Octave Grill
219-395-8494
Don Quijote's
219-462-7976
Bon Femme (French cuisine)
219-531-0612
Old Style—pub restaurant
219-462-5600
Mia Cucina (Italian)
219-548-3300
Paparazzi (Modern Italian)
219-242-8093
219-462-0993
DISH (varied gourmet menu)
219-465-9221
China House (oriental)
219-462-5788
El Charro (Mexican)
219-548-3703
Greek’s Pizzeria
219-464-7102
Tony’s Place Pizzeria
219-464-1018
Aurelio’s Pizzeria
219-462-9700

Indoor Activities

Wine At Home in The Woods
219-464-5365
Artists’ Den gallery (203 E. Jefferson,Valparaiso)
219-462-3883
Lifestyles gift & gallery (122 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso)
219-464-9167
Don Quijote’s Spanish food, wine & gifts (119 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso)
219-462-7976
Multiple boutique shops
 
Rio’s Country Club indoor virtual gol
219-465-5200
219-462-4185
219-942-0432
219-787-6817
Blythe’s Sporting & Shooting/Archery Range
219-462-4412
Movie Theaters (see newspaper listing)
 
219-464-1636
219-548-9137

Representative Listing of Valparaiso Houses of Worship

holding hands at home in the woods
1st Baptist
2205 N. Campbell
219-462-8754
Calvary Baptist
1325 E. Evans
219-462-4026
St. Elizabeth Seton (Cath.)
509 W. Division
219-464-1624
St. Pauls (Cath)
1855 W. Harrison
219-464-4831
Central Christian
1808 Campbel
219-465-0530
1st Church of Christian Scientist
101 Institute
219-462-4360
Church of Christ
1155 Sturdy
219-462-4393
503 N Burlington Beach Road
219-464-4411
St. Lakovos (Greek Orth)
602 E. Monroe
219-462-4052
St. Andrews (Episcopal)
100 Erie
219-462-4946
Jehovah’s Witness
197 W. Division
219-462-8968
Christ Lutheran
2610 N. Campbell
219-462-6660
Immanuel Lutheran
1700 N. Monticello
219-462-8207
Prince of Peace Lutheran
Division (@Rt 2)
219-464-4911
Trinity Lutheran (ELCA)
201 Washington
219-462-9624
Heritage Lutheran (Missouri)
308 Washington
219-464-2810
Mennonite
1305 Silhavy
219-464-8187
New Hope Missionary
354 E. Jefferson
219-531-0915
1st Church of Nazarene
2702 E. Glendale
219-462-2751
Tabernacle (Pentecostal)
805 Evans
219-464-9422
Good Shepherd Presbyterian (CinA)
1901 Evans
219-464-8435
1st Presbyterian (USA)
3401 N. Valparaiso
219-464-4985
Union Community (Ch. Of Christ)
402 E. Harrison
219-464-3197
Vineyard Christian Fellowship
562 W. Morthland (US 30)
219-462-2211
Temple Israel
1405 Evans
219-464-0159

Links for Travel Ideas

Travel at home in the woods
TripAdvisor
The Casual Coast
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
South Shore train schedule
Directory, calendar & resources for the Indiana Dunes communities of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres, Porter, & the surrounding area

Inquire about transportation to and from the South Shore train station.