Nestled between Chicago and the artsy coastal communities of Michigan’s Harbor Country, La Porte County is a unique destination on Lake Michigan’s southern shore. The county seat, the City of La Porte, has a population of about 22,000 residents and offers a quaint yet progressive lifestyle. The historic architecture along maple tree-lined streets, friendly neighborhoods, and easy-going attitude serve as reflections of La Porte’s small-town charm.
Featuring a variety of housing, educational and recreational opportunities, La Porte has a wealth of possibilities for resident and visitor alike. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy La Porte’s close proximity to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along with all that the city’s seven inland lakes has to offer in boating, fishing and watercraft recreation. Biking and walking trails provide miles of exercise and relaxation, while antique shops, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and name brand stores, offer a variety of shopping experiences. Risk takers can enjoy taking their chances out on the greens of La Porte’s multiple golf courses or among the hustle and bustle of two nearby gaming facilities.
A crossroads of urban activity and small town values, there's always something to look forward to in La Porte, Indiana, no matter what the season.