Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa just 2 miles from Taltree Arboretum.

Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2016
Venue: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Address: 450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385-9231
Phone: 219-462-0025
Vote on your favorite book=themed scarecrow created by local children ages 6-12 on display across from Taltree's Railway Garden Depot throughout the month of October. Book now

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST)
Venue: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Address: 450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: 219-462-0025
Admission: $10 adults; $8 senior (55+), military, college students; $5 child (5-12), children free (4 & under)


Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special events.
 Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa an Indiana Dunes Bed and Breakfast and experience the railway garden at Taltree Arboretum just 2 miles away! book now
Plan you spring trip when all the trees and bulbs are in bloom.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Stay and Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa an Indiana Dunes Bed and Breakfast and take the 3 Dune Challenge Book now

Dates: January 01 - December 30, 2016
Time: Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center/park is open (CST)
Venue: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center
Address: 1215 N State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
Phone: 219-395-1882
Admission: There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park
Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

When the Cubs come back to Chicago don't stay at airbnb stay at Songbird Prairie 45 minutes from Chicago

This Indiana Dunes Bed and Breakfast is inspected for safety, has serve safe food handlers certification and pays taxes to the state and county!!! Book now

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa and visit County Line Orchard just 7 miles and about a 13 minutes drive. Book now

Dates: September 01 - November 06, 2016
Time: Open Daily 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Corn Maze: Mon. - Thu. 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sun. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (CST)
Venue: County Line Orchard
Address: 200 S. County Line Rd., Hobart, IN 46342
Phone: 219-947-4477
Admission: Prices vary
Come to spend a day at County Line Orchard. Featuring U-Pick apples, antique tractor rides, animal barnyard, 10-acre corn maize, country kitchen & grill, and much more.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Century of Progress Homes Tour

Dates: October 15 - October 16, 2016 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CST) Explore five houses that were originally displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and are now located in the National Lakeshore. Tour the Cypress Log, Florida Tropical, Armco-Ferro, and...Read More

Plan your stay next year for a getaway at Songbird Prairie and tour the homes



Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2016
Time: Thurs. & Sun. 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. (CST)
Venue: Amhurst Asylum
Address: 228 S. 500 West, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 888-813-4571
Admission: $20


Someone let the crazies out and they are at your doorstep. Allow Amhurst Asylum to take you through a world of fright and madness as Dr. Amhurst's experiments run free through this once well-know insane asylum. All indoor waiting. leave the October chill outside while you wait for us to scare you to death. 
Just 3 miles from Songbird Prairie