Indiana Dunes Hotels: Spring House Inn (& Speakeasy At The Spa) USA

Located less that an hour from Chicago USA, along the bottom of Lake Michigan is the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. If you’re looking for a hotel close to the dunes, Spring House Inn in Porter, Indiana, is a great option! The hotel is sandwiched between the I-94 and HWY 20 and less than a 10 minute drive from Indiana Dunes National and State Parks! The towns of Porter and Chesterton are just a short drive away.

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The Best Zoos In The Midwest USA

I think zoos are a great way to educate visitors about the millions of animal species that we share this planet with. Some establishments can be harmful…just look at Tiger King. Please don’t support places like this…It’s best to look for ones that have been accredited by boards like the ‘Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ and support global conservation efforts. These zoos are held to a high standard of regulations, so are a good place to start. I’ve collaborated with other Midwest travel writers, to bring you a list of some of the bests zoos in the Midwest!

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8 Best State Parks in the Midwest For Adventure Travelers! | USA

Since living in the Midwest USA, I’ve discovered the joy of State Parks.  Think of National Parks (such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone etc) only on a much smaller scale and several free to enter!  The state DNR (Department of Natural Resources) are in charge of maintaining the state parks and their websites will have handy information about visiting and any current park closures etc.  Some may have a lakefront, a campground, walking trails or just simply be a woodland area that offers a means to escape and find some people.  I’ve come across some State Parks though that have had something a little extra about them, making them a little more unique compared to some of the others!  So in this post I share my top Midwest State Parks that are perfect for adventurous travellers!

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