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Welcome to Lake Michigan's South Shore in Indiana
Beauty, history, fun and excitement are yours to discover in the South Shore. Just a short 30 minute drive away from the heart of downtown Chicago, The South Shore is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the gracious hospitality of the country's Midwest.

The South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority, as the official destination marketing organization, leads & supports the visitor industry through the marketing & development of the South Shore from convention, sports, gaming & special interest travel segments, thereby increasing economic impact, creating employment & enhancing the communities' quality of life.


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Valparaiso’s Innovative Film Nominated for Best Documentary
"Making Paradise," an innovative documentary taking place in Valparaiso, Ind., has been nominated for Best Documentary Film at the 2017 Prince of Prestige Acad...
Summer on the Shore Contest Begins 2017 Subaru Forester Giveaway
The Summer on the Shore promotion offers residents and visitors the chance to win a 2017 Subaru Forester among other prizes by visiting participating attraction...
South Shore CVA - R.O.S.E. Award Winner, Jennifer Buckler, a Natural i...
In the fall, Hammond-native, Jennifer Buckler was a recipient of the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority (SSCVA) R.O.S.E. Award at a ceremony held a...