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Home to the Famous Pierogi Festival – Steps from Lake Michigan

Whiting is right along Lake Michigan in the Northwest corner of Lake County, Indiana just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago. Whiting has become famous for its Pierogi Festival held every July for the past 25 years. Take a stroll down the charming downtown streets lined with shops and restaurants or over to Whiting Lakefront Park for gorgeous lake views.

Our favorite spots: For a delicious pastry or treat, stop by Calumet Bakery on 119th. They’ve been baking some of the areas tastiest treats since 1935. If you’re looking for a craft brew, try Bulldog Brewing! For dinner and drinks head over to Keith’s Bar & Grill on Indianapolis Blvd.

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