Northwest Region

With a population of more than 845,000 across urban, suburban, and rural communities—and located just minutes from Chicago—Northwest Indiana offers low-cost, high-quality living.
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The Northwest Indiana region is home to the state’s second-largest economy, representing a $35 billion impact.

What to Do in Northwest Indiana

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What to Do in Northwest Indiana

If you like lakes and forests, and don’t mind living down the road from one of the biggest cities in the country, Northwest Indiana might be just what you’re looking for. In addition to natural beauty, this region is known as an industrial hub and offers lots to do for fans of history too.

Statistic bullet pointIndiana Dunes National Park
Statistic bullet pointBrewery & Winery Trails
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Statistic bullet pointMascot Hall of Fame
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There Are So Many Reasons to Call Northwest Indiana Home

Northwest Indiana is a mix of big-city amenities with small-town hospitality. Experience one of the many outdoor adventures: miles of beaches, fishing, bird watching, hiking, swimming, boating and hunting, and so much more.

And if you’re looking for a different kind of excitement, visit world class casino boats featuring top national touring acts and entertainment. For more detailed information on the Northwest Region, visit our county pages.

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did you know?

Northwest Indiana is in the midst of a craft beer renaissance. The region has 17 craft breweries and microbreweries producing a wide range of beers. One essential day trip for craft beer lovers is the South Shore Brewery Trail.

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