About the Area
15 minutes from Thyme For Bed
Bennett-Curtis house hosts Wizard’s (Harry Potter) Themed dinners, Murder in the BC mansion mystery dinners, Around the World Dining, and other seasonal dining. 815-465-2288
South Shore Brewery Tour 20+ breweries. 219-989-7979
South Shore Winery Tour Northwest Indiana wineries featuring award winning wines and ciders. 219-989-7979
Along Lake Michigan, Edge Adventures, Indiana’s Aerial Adventure Park. Experience treetop trails built into the trees and canopies with many aerial obstacles and zip lines. 800-590-8347.
More Local Attractions
Fair Oaks Farms Home to one of the largest modern dairy farms. You can enjoy the dairy, crop or pig adventures. Many hand crafted cheeses, ice cream and fine dining restaurant on site.
856 North 600 East, Fair Oaks, IN 877-536-1194
NW Indiana’s largest state-of-the-art training facility: hockey, skating, gymnastics, trampoline, and tumbling.
10600 White Oak Ave, Dyer, IN 219-558-8811
From picking apples, eating donuts or celebrating events.
200 South County Line Rd, Hobart 219-947-4477
Whiting’s Pierogi Feast is last week in July celebrates Eastern European food and culture. One of the craziest celebrations you’ll ever experience!
Located 10 minutes north of Thyme For Bed, an interactive half-mile winding path that begins at the last supper. Features 40 life size bronze sculptures.
Ph 219-365-6010 or 855-277-7474
Located an hour from the heart of Chicago, and two hours from Shipshawanna, Indiana Amish country. Offers a Heritage Trail culture to explore attractions, downtowns, and Amish life.
Tommy Gun’s Garage is Chicago’s longest running dinner show that will transport you back to the roaring 20’s for dinner and an audience interactive show.
2114 South Wabash Ave, Chicago, Il 312-225-0273.
Just under an hour away.
For a complete list of current events and festivals: www.southshorecva.com
5441 East Lincoln Highway, Merrillville, Indiana 46410
Merrillville Store 5470 E. Lincoln Hwy. Merrillville, IN (219) 940-1140
St. John Store 8329 Wicker Avenue,St. John, IN (219) 558-0748
Erie Lackawanna Trail (bike or walking)-Hammond, Highland, Griffith, Merrillville, Schererville, Lake County. Trail is paved and starts at Crown Point, then heads North West. Rail-Trail
9585 Industrial Dr , St John, IN
312 Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN
7501 Constitutional Ave, Cedar Lake, IN
Reservations are needed and can be made online.
813 W Lincoln Hwy, Schererville, IN
Great Burgers and beer!
109 W Joliet St, Crown Point, IN
Best steak around.
302 S Main St, Crown Point, IN
7876 Broadway, Merrillville, IN
1910 E. Commercial Street, Lowell, IN
They have a large variety of foods.
856 North 600 East, Fair Oaks, IN