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Beautiful beach

This beach is gorgeous. The water was clean and clear, and there were lots of boats in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois

The beach was beautiful and seemed to be very clean. There were alot of people laying around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“bath house”(2 reviews)
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2 On the Lake, Michigan City, IN 46360, Michigan City, IN 46360
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach is gorgeous. The water was clean and clear, and there were lots of boats in the distance. It reminded me of the Riviera: beach umbrellas all along the shore, and many different languages being spoken. Everyone was happy to be there, and kids...More

Thank Loukra
Reviewed 6 days ago

The beach was beautiful and seemed to be very clean. There were alot of people laying around the beach and enjoying the scenery. Parking was good and easy access.

Thank Julie Renee S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy walking along the lakefront as it affords great views of the lake and surrounding area. There is a nice boat dock too. Great place to get out on the lake.

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love spending the day in the beach in Michigan City. Clean sand and beautiful water. They do have restrooms.

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The really crappy thing about Trip Advisor is that once you start looking for a hotel for an upcoming vacation, they track you. Then, you'll never get a good deal on a price ever again. No matter how far on advance you book, they just...More

3  Thank TheBigBandWolf
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a great beach. Watch the speed boats running for the race tomorrow. Water WAS perfect. A lot of people. Always something going on. Also the car show and speed boat show. And Michigan City fest.

Thank JGR54
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Clean and empty on a Sunday morning, but more crowded in the afternoon. The water is cold in late July and shallow a long way out. Picturesque with a lighthouse and nice sand, many small boats. Facilities are clean but there is only one small...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The Michigan city lake front and beach are great, but. They could use nicer bath room facilities and there are no food vendors very close, just one and they are limited. The natural setting is fantastic, and the sunsets are the best.

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We've been to several beaches at Indiana Dunes, and Michigan City Beach and the Indiana Dunes State Park Beach at Chesterton are the best, in our opinions. Pros of Michigan City Beach: $8 fee per vehicle, has a picturesque pier and lighthouse, has a marina,...More

4  Thank 4Bubbles
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach if you are only going for the day and near the water. Gorgeous lighthouse, clean sand, pretty sunsets. 8 $ parking was worth it but remember to bring cash and small bills-they don’t take debit or change above a 20....More

2  Thank jwbslp
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Kristen G
3 August 2018|
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Response from SuzettePea | Reviewed this property |
Hi> No, not at Washington Park beach. You can take pets to Lakeview in Beverly Shores.
1 July 2018|
Response from TATU67 | Reviewed this property |
JCole, It was pretty wavey but not to rough when we were there in the second weekend of June. We were disapoited that the waves were not rideable:(!