South Shore Train
During your stay in the South Shore, you can easily take a daytrip into Chicago by taking advantage of the South Shore train, an affordable and stress-free way to travel.
The South Shore trains travel from South Bend to Millennium Station in Chicago with 20 stations along the way, including local stations in Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. Parking is free at most stations except for South Bend and Gary Metro.
Enjoy a Green Shuttle around Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Skip the hassle of full parking lots and help reduce carbon emissions by taking a free park shuttle from the South Shore Railroad. Their two, 16-passenger shuttle vans are fully accessible with a wheelchair ramp. They operate on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Bonus, this is FREE!
Take your bike to the Indiana Dunes!
Bike rack equipped cars are available on select weekend/holiday trains from April through October.
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