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Michigan City was founded in 1675 by French explorer Father Jacques Marquette. Now a popular summer resort, the city is part of the sand dune country at the southern end of Lake Michigan. The city lies at the eastern end of scenic US 12, which follows the Lake Michigan shoreline before crossing into Illinois.
Michigan City is widely known as “The Coho Capital of the World.” The waters abound with coho and chinook salmon as well as brown, lake and steelhead trout. Charter fishing boats are available.
Summer theater and art are popular in Michigan City. The Mainstreet Theatre, 807 Franklin St., stages productions by a resident company; phone (219) 874-4269. The Dunes Summer Theatre, east of town, presents plays in the summer; phone (219) 879-7509.

Visitor Info
La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S. Franklin St. MICHIGAN CITY, IN 46360. Phone:(219)872-5055 or (800)634-2650

Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, at Sixth and Wabash streets, is an upscale center with more than 120 shops, including Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Burberry, DKNY and Tommy Hilfiger.

Things to See
Barker Mansion

Blue Chip Casino
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Top Hotels
Current Location: Michigan City, Indiana
Hampton Inn & Suites Michigan City
3674 N Frontage Rd. Michigan City, IN 46360
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Super 8
5724 S Franklin St. Michigan City, IN 46360
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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham-Michigan City
9834 W 400 N. Michigan City, IN 46360
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
3805 N Frontage Rd. Michigan City, IN 46360
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