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Merrillville Tourism and Sightseeing
The greater Merrillville area is home to The Indiana Dunes -- featuring 15 miles of Lake Michigan coastline and 120-foot sand dunes in the Portage and Chesterton areas. Visitors to the dunes often come into Chesterton and Valparaiso for great dining and shopping. And with great hotels and bed & breakfast inns located near the beach and in the quaint towns, Indiana Dunes Country is a great place to enjoy a vacation and then take day trips to Chicago or Amish country.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Goodrich Portage 16 IMAX + GDX
Goodrich Portage 16 IMAX + GDX things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Imax Theatre in Portage, IN USA



Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
National Park in Porter, IN USA

National Park Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, authorized by Congress in 1966, is located approximately 50 miles southeast of Chicago, Illinois in the counties of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte in Northwest Indiana.

American English at Portage High School
American English at Portage High School things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Sep 20, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Portage, IN USA

American English September 20, 2019 at Portage High School in Portage, IN 8:00PM

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Father's Day, Jun 06, 2019 (Thursday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats June 06, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 21, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats July 21, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 2:10PM


Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Next Month, Jun 03, 2019 (Monday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats June 03, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Father's Day Weekend, Jun 04, 2019 (Tuesday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats June 04, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 20, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats July 20, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 6:10PM

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 19, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats July 19, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM


Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard
Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats at U.S. Steel Yard things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Father's Day Weekend, Jun 05, 2019 (Wednesday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Chicago Dogs at Gary Southshore Railcats June 05, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 6:45PM

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats
Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 12, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats July 12, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats
Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 13, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats July 13, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 6:10PM

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats
Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 14, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Cleburne Railroaders at Gary Southshore Railcats July 14, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 2:10PM

Darci Lynne at Porter County Fairgrounds
Darci Lynne at Porter County Fairgrounds things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 18, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Valparaiso, IN USA

Darci Lynne July 18, 2019 at Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, IN 7:30PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 18, 2019 (Thursday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats July 18, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 17, 2019 (Wednesday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats July 17, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 6:45PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 15, 2019 (Monday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats July 15, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Aug 08, 2019 (Thursday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats August 08, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Aug 06, 2019 (Tuesday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats August 06, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 7:10PM

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats
Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Jul 16, 2019 (Tuesday) Sports event in Gary, IN USA

Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Gary Southshore Railcats July 16, 2019 at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN 12:10PM

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Merrillville

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Best Places to Stay in Merrillville


Hilton Garden Inn Chesterton
Guest Score:
From $92 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Merrillville
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Swimming Pool.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Merrillville
Guest Score:
From $111 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Munster
Guest Score:
From $164 / night.


Springhill Suites Chicago Southeast/Munster In
Guest Score:
From $132 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Merrillville


The best time to visit Merrillville, Indiana is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

Spring Visit Merrillville in the summerSummer Visit Merrillville in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Merrillville


Month Low Avg High
January 13.9 22.2 30.4
February 17.7 26.4 35.1
March 28.0 37.3 46.6
April 37.5 47.6 57.6
May 47.8 58.8 69.8
June 57.5 68.7 79.8
July 63.0 73.5 83.9
August 61.3 71.3 81.3
September 53.5 64.6 75.6
October 42.0 52.9 63.8
November 30.8 39.4 48.0
December 20.4 28.1 35.7

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