Discover a secret little beach town, visit Miller Beach!
Gateway to the Indiana Dunes .... experience the closest dunes community to Chicago! We're surrounded by nature, including gorgeous hiking trails in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park and 5 miles of pristine Lake Michigan beaches. We have amazing Chicago skyline views, walk in waters, and sand bars on our beaches. Come enjoy the wild beauty!
It's not just the beach! Unique boutiques and restaurants line Miller Beach's historic downtown Lake Street. See a gallery event, hear a cool speaker, experience artist showings, even enjoy locally brewed craft beer, with a great meal. Enjoy the Nelson Algren Museum or attend one of the intriguing and enlightening Miller Beach Arts and Creative District events....
This is one of the last regional homes for the Pottawatomie tribes, and settled by Swedish settlers in the 1800s. Home to early age silent movies, the flying experiments of Octave Chanute, and the lagoon cottage of Nelson Algren and Simone Bouvier. Miller Beach is great place to have fun, live, or retire for people of all kinds. Involved and welcoming community! Come discover it for yourself!
Miller Beach has an lovely collection of cottages, luxurious shore line residences, and hundreds of mid-century Hoosier homes serving a mixture of local residents and Chicagoans on a staycation. Architectural treasures include architect George W. Maher’s gorgeous Marquette Pavilion and Chanute Aquatorium and Gallery. We are the eco friendly lakeshore neighborhood of Gary, Indiana, within the Chicago metro and the Calumet Heritage Area.
A community based project brought to you by the Miller Business Association(MBA), and Miller Beach's premier web hosting business, Datamine Internet Marketing Solutions. The MBA is grateful for the fine teamwork and leadership provided by Jason Beres and Ron Gholson and the implementation support of Michelle De Souza Medina. Designed, administered and implemented by Peggy Vanhala Blackwell. Thanks to all that contributed photo content and support.