Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, United States of America by month

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January

January in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

If you go to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you are traveling to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you visit Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore during June, you will probably find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

In July, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you are traveling to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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September

September for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

October in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you go to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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