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Things to do in Whiting

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“The place has a nice atmosphere, They have a great variety of in house brews. The bartender, Rob Fishback, is upbeat, the beer and food are definitely worth coming for. Rest of service not as good. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
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“because who doesn't like pasta and pizza. Also a nice bar section inside. Great for any size group.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lake
“Construction is in progress, planned is a new 2-tiered boardwalk along the shoreline, which will connect the Whiting trail system to the Hammond trail system & then up into Chicago. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
“old school movie theater. Fun on a rainy day or to escape the heat. Great popcorn too”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Intimate setting &cozy great meals Located on a sleepy street corner it rivals downtown yet w/o pretension.Try mussels in butter, caper &wine sauce. Owners always there,stop by bar & say hi.”
  • 1 local recommends
Caribbean Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Ice Cream Shop
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  • 1 local recommends
Surf Spot
“Sandy white beach. Swim in Lake Michigan. Pack a cooler with snacks and beverages and enjoy the sun and surf. Bathrooms and concessions at the beach.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“July 24-25-26, 2020. Taking place in Whiting, Indiana, Pierogi Fest® celebrates Eastern European food and culture with a wacky familial twist. Pierogi Fest® welcomes all to celebrate Eastern European heritage while poking a little fun at the same time. Lots of different kinds of pierogis. Polish Parade Friday evening. Be ready for lots of people. Contact info: pierogifest.net”
  • 1 local recommends
Beach
“I haven't been here but it has great reviews... it's an obstacle course on Lake Michigan! Potential pit stop between Chicago and Union Pier. Or a day trip.”
  • 1 local recommends
Baseball Stadium
“Summer games are fun in this ballpark. Concessions offer hot dogs and more.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“Favorite breakfast spot, prices are extremely reasonable & you get good hearty food. You"ll find plenty old timer enjoying this nice small-town place. Lots of regulars.”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Whiting is a very cute town about 25 minutes away on the Toll Road. There is a historic restored theater, The Hoosier Theater, from 1924 that shows new films...really cool place. Whiting also has a sweet downtown area, with a few art galleries and restaurants. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Brewery
“The place has a nice atmosphere, They have a great variety of in house brews. The bartender, Rob Fishback, is upbeat, the beer and food are definitely worth coming for. Rest of service not as good. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“because who doesn't like pasta and pizza. Also a nice bar section inside. Great for any size group.”
  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Intimate setting &cozy great meals Located on a sleepy street corner it rivals downtown yet w/o pretension.Try mussels in butter, caper &wine sauce. Owners always there,stop by bar & say hi.”
  • 1 local recommends
Caribbean Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Favorite breakfast spot, prices are extremely reasonable & you get good hearty food. You"ll find plenty old timer enjoying this nice small-town place. Lots of regulars.”
  • 1 local recommends

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