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Beverly-Shores Shores is a small town located in Porter County in the northwest corner of Indiana, just 36 miles east of Chicago. As of the 2000 census, the population was 708. With its' location on the southern tip of Lake Michigan, it's an easy drive to downtown Chicago or South Bend, Indiana. The town is served by the South Shore Line commuter railroad. Beverly Shores began as a planned resort community. In the mid-1960s, a movement to include the town in the proposed Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore began. When Congress authorized the National Lakeshore in 1966, two-thirds of the towns acreage became part of the park. In 1971, another effort was started to include the remainder of the Town in the Lakeshore. In 1980, after nine years of Congressional consideration, a parcel of land bordering the Town to the south became part of the National Lakeshore, but the center of the community, the Island, and land bordering U.S. 12, were excluded. The uncertainty of inclusion or exclusion of the Island affected building in Beverly Shores during the 1970s, and early 1980s. It is, nonetheless, a lovely little town with a mix of architectural styles from historic to newly-constructed, modern homes. Beverly Shores is nestled in the wooded sand dunes surrounded by the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Parkland, and it has easy access to the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.

Surrounding areas: Michigan City, Indiana (4.4 mi), Sheridan Beach, Indiana (5.4 mi), Dune Acres, Indiana (6.3 mi), Long Beach, Indiana (7.0 mi), Porter, Indiana (7.3 mi), Michiana Shores, Indiana (9.4 mi), Ogden Dunes, Indiana (12.1 mi)

Beverly Shores Vacation Rentals

Beverly Shores Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Sands Inn1630 Maple StMichigan City, IN1.2 mi.(219) 872-0717
Black Hawk Motel3651 W Dunes HwyMichigan City, IN1.4 mi.(219) 872-8656
Al And Sally's Motel West3221 W Dunes HwyMichigan City, IN1.6 mi.(219) 872-9131
Red Roof Inn110 West Kieffer RdMichigan City, IN4.2 mi.(219) 874-5251
Abc Motel3948 S FranklinMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 879-0335
City Manor Motel5225 S FranklinMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 872-9149
Hampton Inn4123 S Franklin StMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 879-9994
Holiday Inn Of Michigan City5820 S Franklin StMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 879-0311
Super Eight Motel5724 S Franklin StMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 879-0411
Travel Inn Motel3944 S Franklin StMichigan City, IN4.3 mi.(219) 872-9441
Creekwood InnRt 30-35 At I-94Michigan City, IN4.4 mi.(219) 872-8357
Golden Sands Motel4411 US 12 EMichigan City, IN4.4 mi.(219) 874-6253
Knights Inn Motel BLDG 30201 W KieffersMichigan City, IN4.4 mi.(219) 874-9500
Norbert Motel45 N SR 421Michigan City, IN4.4 mi.(219) 872-0993
Comfort Inn3801 N Frontage RdMichigan City, IN4.8 mi.(219) 879-9190
Country Inn & Suites3805 N Frontage RdMichigan City, IN4.8 mi.(219) 879-3600
Days Inn Michigan City3934 North Frontage RdMichigan City, IN4.8 mi.(219) 879-1150
Super 8 Motel418 Council DrChesterton, IN6.2 mi.(219) 929-5549
Econo Lodge713 PLZ DrChesterton, IN7.2 mi.(219) 929-4416
Hilton Garden Inn501 Gateway BlvdChesterton, IN7.2 mi.(219) 983-9500
Indian Oak Inn West BLDG558 Indian BoundryChesterton, IN7.2 mi.(219) 926-2200
Spring House Inn303 Mineral Springs RdPorter, IN7.9 mi.(219) 929-4600
Hampton Inn6353 Melton RdPortage, IN11.9 mi.(219) 764-1919
Best Western PLUS Portage Hotel & Suites6200 Melton RdPortage, IN12.1 mi.(219) 734-6727
Arbor Hill Inn263 W Johnson RdLa Porte, IN12.2 mi.(219) 362-9200
Days Inn6161 Melton RdPortage, IN12.2 mi.(219) 762-2136
Holiday Inn6200 Melton RdPortage, IN12.2 mi.(219) 762-5546
Motel 66101 Melton RdPortage, IN12.3 mi.(219) 763-3121
Super 8 Motel6118 Melton RdPortage, IN12.5 mi.(219) 762-8857
Comfort Inn2300 WillowcreekPortage, IN12.9 mi.(219) 763-7177
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson At The Port1630 Olmsted DrPortage, IN13.1 mi.(219) 764-0021
Holiday Inn Express-portage2323 Willow Creek RdPortage, IN13.1 mi.(219) 762-7777
Harbor Grand Hotel111 W Water StNew Buffalo, MI13.7 mi.(269) 469-7700
Comfort Inn New Buffalo11539 O'brien CtNew Buffalo, MI13.9 mi.(269) 469-4440
Edgewood Motel18716 Ln Porte RdNew Buffalo, MI13.9 mi.(269) 469-3345
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Buffalo11500 Holiday DrNew Buffalo, MI13.9 mi.(269) 469-1400
Cassidy Motel3845 N State Rd 39Laporte, IN14.3 mi.(219) 362-6536
Holiday Inn Express-Laporte100 E Shore CTLaporte, IN14.3 mi.(219) 326-7900
Mayflower Motel2652 W SR 2Laporte, IN14.3 mi.(219) 362-2092
Hampton Inn Of Laporte1777 W Hi-Point DrLa Porte, IN14.6 mi.(219) 362-6100

Beverly Shores Weather & Climate

Northwest Indiana has a four-season climate typical of most of the Midwest, with a few exceptions due to its proximity to Lake Michigan. Cold air passing over the warmer lake water induces precipitation in the lee of Lake Michigan in autumn and winter. As a result of this phenomena, heavy winter precipitation, especially snowfall, can amount to as much as 76 inches, compared to 14 inches in the south. Lake-related snowfall and cloudiness can extend to central Indiana in winter, driven by strong northwesterly winds. In the spring, daily maximum temperatures decrease northward in northern Indiana because of the cooling effect of the Lake. Average daily minimum temperatures in autumn are higher in northwestern Indiana near the warmer lake surface than farther south.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 30°F 15°F 1.88 in. -
February 34°F 19°F 1.58 in. -
March 45°F 28°F 2.39 in. -
April 56°F 38°F 3.55 in. -
May 68°F 48°F 3.25 in. -
June 77°F 57°F 4.64 in. -
July 81°F 63°F 3.33 in. -
August 79°F 62°F 4.46 in. -
September 73°F 55°F 3.19 in. -
October 62°F 43°F 3.27 in. -
November 47°F 33°F 3.32 in. -
December 35°F 21°F 3.00 in. -

Beverly Shores Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Porter County Municipal airport (VPZ) located about 16 miles south of Beverly Shores in Valparaiso, Indiana, the Gary Chicago International airport (GYY) located approximately 23 miles west of Beverly Shores in Gary, Indiana, the South Bend Regional airport (SBN) located roughly 34 miles east of Beverly Shores in South Bend, Indiana, the Chicago Ohare International airport (ORD) located around 51 miles northwest of Beverly Shores in Chicago, Illinois, and finally the Du Page airport (DPA) located about 67 miles west of Beverly Shores in Chicago / West Chicago, Illinois.

Beverly Shores Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Sauzer's KiddielandScherervilleIN28.7 mi.
House of KicksChicagoIL36.3 mi.
Haunted TrailsBurbankIL41.5 mi.
JeepersHarwood HeightsIL46.8 mi.
KiddielandMelrose ParkIL47.5 mi.
Deer Forest Fun ParkColomaMI48.4 mi.
Safari LandVilla ParkIL53.9 mi.
DinorexAddisonIL54.6 mi.
Enchanted CastleLombardIL54.6 mi.
DinorexArlington HeightsIL58.4 mi.
Indiana BeachMonticelloIN66.4 mi.
Six Flags Great AmericaGurneeIL66.7 mi.
Adventureland Amusement ParkNorth WebsterIN70.9 mi.
Santa's VillageDundeeIL73.4 mi.
DinorexCrystal LakeIL78.5 mi.
Water Parks
Racing Rapids Action ParkEast DundeeIL72.2 mi.
Full Blast - Flash Flood/Gully WasherBattle CreekMI102.0 mi.
Magic WatersCherry ValleyIL108.0 mi.
Splash Family Water ParkGrand RapidsMI110.4 mi.
Michigan's Wild Water Adventure Water ParkMuskegonMI112.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Michigan City Municipal Golf CourseMichigan CityIN4.5 mi.
Grand Beach Golf CourseGrand BeachMI11.1 mi.
Robbinhurst Golf ClubValparaisoIN12.3 mi.
Whittaker Woods Golf CourseNew BuffaloMI13.8 mi.
Forest Park Golf CourseBrazilIN15.3 mi.
Forest Park Golf CourseNoblesvilleIN15.3 mi.
Course at AberdeenValparaisoIN16.0 mi.
Creekside Golf Course & Training CenterValparaisoIN16.0 mi.
Forest Park Municipal Golf CourseValparaisoIN16.0 mi.
Mink Lake Golf Course & ParkValparaisoIN16.0 mi.
Cressmoor Country ClubHobartIN18.0 mi.
Indian Ridge Country ClubHobartIN18.9 mi.
Valley Hills Golf CourseRolling PrairieIN19.0 mi.
Calumet Golf CourseGaryIN20.0 mi.
South Gleason Golf CourseGaryIN20.0 mi.
Hamlet Golf CourseHamletIN23.1 mi.
Turkey Creek Golf CourseMerrillvilleIN23.5 mi.
Birch Tree Golf CourseNew CarlisleIN24.6 mi.
MacArthur Golf CourseEast ChicagoIN24.8 mi.
Griffith Golf CenterGriffithIN25.8 mi.
Oak Tree Golf CoursePlainfieldIN26.2 mi.
Oak Knoll Golf ClubCrown PointIN27.8 mi.
Summertree Golf CourseCrown PointIN27.8 mi.
White Hawk Country ClubCrown PointIN27.8 mi.
Pebblewood Country ClubBridgmanMI27.9 mi.
Hammond Youth Golf Academy at Lost MarshHammondIN28.1 mi.
Scherwood GolfScherervilleIN28.9 mi.
Burnham Woods Golf CourseBurnhamIL29.0 mi.
Ski Areas
Swiss ValleyJonesMI62.4 mi.
Timber Ridge Ski AreaGoblesMI72.9 mi.
State Parks
Indiana Dunes State ParkIN3.5 mi. 
Warren Woods State ParkMI20.7 mi. 
Warren Dunes State ParkMI25.0 mi. 
Potato Creek State ParkIN34.4 mi. 
Hesston Steam MuseumLaporteIN14.3 mi.(Technology)
Brauer Museum of ArtValparaisoIN15.8 mi.(Art)
PullmanChicagoIL36.3 mi.(History)
Spertus MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(History)
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian CultureChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Online MuseumsChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Peace MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Spertus MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Ukrainian Institute of Modern ArtChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Science)
Chicago Academy of Sciences Nature MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Science)
Field Museum of Natural HistoryChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Science)
Museum of Science and IndustryChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Science)
Illinois Railway MuseumChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Technology)
Museum of Broadcast CommunicationsChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Technology)
Art Institute of ChicagoChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Art)
D'Arcy Museum of ArtChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Art)
David and Alfred Smart Museum of ArtChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Art)
Martin D'Arcy Museum of ArtChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Art)
Museum of Contemporary ArtChicagoIL36.3 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Lincoln Park Zoological GardensChicagoIL36.3 mi.
John G. Shedd AquariumChicagoIL36.3 mi.
Potawatomi ZooSouth BendIN37.5 mi.
Brookfield ZooBrookfieldIL46.0 mi.
Racine Zoological GardensRacineWI82.5 mi.
Binder Park ZooBattle CreekMI102.0 mi.
Fort Wayne Children's ZooFort WayneIN103.4 mi.
Milwaukee County Zoological GardensMilwaukeeWI104.4 mi.

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