Travel to Michigan City
Michigan City, Indiana, is nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan, 50 miles east of Chicago. The city’s lakeside beaches, wineries, casinos and museums make it the perfect summer retreat for those residing in large Midwestern cities. Visit Orbitz.com to find Michigan City hotels, car rentals and vacation packages.
Downtown Michigan City
Staying in a downtown hotel puts you in proximity to most of the city’s attractions and within 5 miles of the beach. You can spend the day exploring the stores at the Lighthouse Premium Outlets or take the kids to Washington Park Zoo. Staying in a downtown hotel is also ideal if you want to spend the majority of your time in the casino. Depending on the time of year you travel and the hotel you choose, downtown hotel rooms cost between $75 and $90 per night. The Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa features an indoor pool and has five on-site restaurants. In addition to the casino, you can also relax at the hotel’s full-service spa. If you don’t want to stay at the casino, the Clarion Inn features an indoor pool and free wireless Internet and has a full-service restaurant on-site that offers room service.
Hotels at the Pier
Whether you’re a boat owner or just enjoy sailing and fishing, you can choose a hotel that overlooks the river and the pier. Staying at the Bridge Inn puts you near the marina, the Washington Park Zoo and the Lighthouse Premium Outlets. In addition to its close proximity to the city’s downtown attractions, the hotel offers boat slip rentals to guests. The hotel’s kitchenettes and in-room sofa beds make it ideal for those traveling with children.
If you’re planning a trip to escape city life, there are plenty of places to stay that offer a tranquil atmosphere. Choosing to stay at a local bed and breakfast not only lets you be close to all the city’s attractions, but you’ll also be close to the area’s wineries and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, which features miles of sandy beaches. If you’re planning a romantic getaway, the Creekwood Inn has a romantic dining room, guest rooms with traditional décor and 33 acres of peaceful wooded hiking trails to explore. Alternatively, Serenity Springs offers cozy bungalows, each with king-size beds, a sunken whirlpool and a gas fireplace.
If you’re traveling to the area on a budget, you’ll find plenty of motels that offer low rates. Whether you want to stay downtown or close to the beach, you can stay in a motel room for between $45 and $60 per night. The Knights Inn offers free cable and kitchenettes and has an outdoor swimming pool. If you want to stay close to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Al & Sally’s Motel and Blackhawk Motel are both located on West Dunes Highway.
Planning Your Michigan City Vacation
Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a summer retreat or just want to escape the city for the weekend, Michigan City has a lot to offer. With cozy bed and breakfasts, budget-friendly hotel rooms and downtown suites, it’s easy to find accommodations that fit your needs. Visit Orbitz.com to find deals on the best Michigan City hotels, vacation packages and more.
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