Dyer is known for its small-town atmosphere and convenient access to Chicago.
U.S. Route 30 runs right through town, putting drivers within minutes of several interstates. The Metra and South Shore Line provide commuter rail service in nearby communities, while Amtrak provides daily service to Chicago and Indianapolis.
Considered to be one of Indiana’s fastest-growing communities, Dyer offers residents a variety of amenities and recreational opportunities. More than 20 parks are located throughout the town and feature playgrounds, ample green space, paths, a dog park, and annual activities such as a summer concert series and community market.
Summer in Dyer kicks off with Summerfest, a five-day festival complete with a movie in the park, carnival, food vendors, and live entertainment. In the winter, residents can be found at the Midwest Training and Ice Center playing hockey or ice skating.
Dyer is also home to the historic Meyer’s Castle, which sits on 10 acres of the town’s highest ground. The castle is privately owned and can be rented for special events.