The Run Down

Visiting the Indiana Dunes National Park is usually a summer time affair. When there's fresh snow on the ground, however, it's a completely different experience that might have you thinking these Midwest winters aren't so bad after all. We're driving an hour south of Chicago for an easy winter time hike up sand dunes and through patches of pine forests that lead you out to Lake Michigan. Afterwards, on our way back to the city, we treat ourselves to a feast at a seafood shack on the side of the road.

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