Whiting is a great place to base yourself while you are in Northwest Indiana as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful Indiana Harbor and the iconic Buffington Harbor. And don’t miss the Bronzeville Children's Museum and the River Oaks Center.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Stroll around the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the Oriental Institute Museum and the Midwest Carvers Museum in South Holland.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. Take some time out to enjoy the sounds of children playing at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Veterans Memorial Park in South Holland, Osaka Garden in Chicago and Auburn Park.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on food or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots like the Lansing Square Shopping Center in Lansing.
During your stay in the Whiting area, don’t miss the Chicago White Sox baseball team in summer at US Cellular Field, Chicago. When there is no game scheduled, sports enthusiasts can still head to the stadium to catch a behind the scenes tour.
Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags in Whiting is a breeze. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago, the Extended Stay America Chicago - Lansing, and the popular Red Roof Inn Chicago - Lansing.