About Michigan City
Michigan City has it all: pristine beaches and close proximity to both the Indiana Dunes and the south shore of Lake Michigan. Conveniently located between Chicago and South Bend, it is a frequent vacation destination for residents from both areas.
Home to the Old Michigan City Light, the community boasts one of the last remaining and oldest lighthouses in Indiana. Today, the Michigan City Historical Society operates the Old Lighthouse Museum, for visitors to explore the historical landmark.
Residents take advantage of the many parks and beaches, as well as three golf courses. Washington Park is a local favorite, offering a beach, fishing, bird watching, hiking, picnic areas, sand volleyball, and ice skating in the winter. The nearby Washington Park Zoo is home to tigers, wolves, alligators, and grizzly bears. Michigan City’s Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa is a local getaway with a full-service casino, dining options, and a spa. For shopping enthusiasts, the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets features more than 100 factory stores in a park-like, village setting.
Michigan City real estate opportunities encompass beachfront cottages, grand vacation homes, and custom homes in gated resort communities.
The Michigan City Transit runs a local bus route, and both the Amtrak and the Metra South Shore line offers daily service from Michigan City to Chicago.