Best 8 Places You Should Explore In Gary

It offers beautiful beaches, an exciting nightlife, and a rich history.

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Southlake Mall is a part of an established retail corridor that includes Costco, Burlington Coat Factory, and Barnes & Noble. 

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Southlake Mall 

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The building was built in 1921. It is a blend of Neoclassical and Prairie style architecture. 

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Gary Bathing Beach Aquatorium

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Lake Street Beach was initially known as Carr’s Beach. During the 1920s, this area was a popular summer destination.  

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Lake Street Beach

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The home, which measures 100 feet wide by 50 feet deep, was built in 1949. Katherine and Joe Jackson raised ten children there. 

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The Jackson Family Home 

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The trail features a variety of tree species. You’ll see oaks, ashes, and dogwoods. The tallest canopy trees are black oaks.  

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Dune Succession Trail

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The Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center is a fun, educational place for kids to enjoy.  

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Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center

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