Pet-Friendly Lake Getaway: 1 Block to Beach!

Property ID: 471812GaryINUS
Sleeps 73 BR1.5 BA


Prepare for the ultimate Midwestern retreat when you stay at this 3-bed, 1.5-bathroom Miller Park vacation rental in Gary. Complete with a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor dining area, and a prime location near the water, this charming home ensures a stress-free vacation! Relax in the sun at Lake Street Beach, head to Indiana Dunes National Park for swimming and hiking, or rent a boat to cruise on Lake Michigan. In the evening, cozy up around the fire pit for s’mores and campfire stories.


  • Deck
  • Central Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Essentials
  • Central Air Conditioning


Location Details

BEACH DAYS: Wells Street Beach via N Shelby St (0.1 miles), Marquette Park Beach (1.5 miles), Marquette Park Pavillion (1.6 miles), West Beach - Indiana Dunes National Park (2.5 miles), Lake Street Beach (2.5 miles), Indiana Dunes National Park Douglas Center (3.0 miles), Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Pavilion (4.9 miles)

LAKE MICHIGAN: Swimming, fishing, jet skiing, boating, Sammie L. Maletta Public Marina (4.7 miles), Miller Marine (4.7 miles), South Shore Marina (6.1 miles)

TEE TIME: Robbinhurst Golf Club and Driving Range (9.4 miles), Forest Park Golf Course (17.6 miles), Mink Lake Golf Course (17.7 miles), Lost Marsh Golf Course (19.4 miles), Sherwood Golf (20.9 miles)

DAY TRIPS: Valparaiso (19.3 miles), Michigan City (20.5 miles), Chicago (38.0 miles)

AIRPORTS: Chicago Midway International Airport (36.3 miles), O'Hare International Airport (53.0 miles)


28 reviews
  • We would stay again


    Nice location to base a visit to Indiana Dunes National Park. Plenty of room for our 3-person family get-together and a short walk to the beachfront. Appreciated the fenced yard for the dog. We had a car issue and found a friendly neighbor who loaned us what we needed to solve the problem!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 21, 2023
  • Wonderful cozy home near the shore


    We wanted a quick 3 day getaway for fall break and decided to rent a home instead of a hotel. This house was perfect. Tom our host met us there and walked us through the property. Although a little older the wood floors, cozy environment and bedrooms were charming. The house has smart tvs so it was no problem linking into our favorite streaming apps to watch a movie. The fireplace outside was perfect for the crisp look October evenings and Tom made sure we were fully stocked with firewood. One of the best VRBOs I’ve stayed in. Super clean, comfy and the beds were perfect. Would stay here again for sure!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 26, 2023
  • Exactly what we wanted!


    I wanted a place to stay while visiting both Indiana Dunes National Park and Chicago. This was the perfect place. Driving to both the state park and national park was very easy as both were very close. We were able to spend several days hiking. Then we used the South Shore Line to go into Chicago to do some sightseeing and visit museums. The place was clean, cozy, with all the amenities that were promised.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 22, 2023
  • Great stay at the beach.


    We booked the house for a trip to visit family and it was perfect for the 4 of us and 3 medium/small dogs. The house was clean, well decorated, and had everything we needed. There is no washer or dryer but there are a few laundromats nearby. We went to Sunny Days in Willowcreek Plaza in Portage. Clean and well-managed with plenty of machines.

    Tom met us upon our arrival to give us a tour and answer any questions we may have had. He was great. Very friendly and quick to respond to any texts we sent.

    The house is in a great location as it is within walking distance from the beach and Flamingo Pizza of Miller. The neighborhood itself was great for walking our dogs. We went in the offseason so there was barely any traffic.

    All in all, we were very comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We look forward to visiting again.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 19, 2023
  • Dune visit


    Stayed here for a quick get away from Chicago! Enjoyed the time in the area and was easy to get to the places we wanted to see!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 1, 2023
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 7 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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