Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Porter

The area's culture and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Porter. Travellers to this scenic city praise the hiking, beaches and forests. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Porter

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Porter has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washington Park Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Deep River Water Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Porter

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Porter

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Porter is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Indiana Dunes State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Marquette Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Porter

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 35.5 mi (57.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 48.7 mi (78.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Porter?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 541 holiday lettings around Porter. From 391 Houses to 46 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porter?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porter. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: 504 holiday lettings
  • Indiana Dunes State Park: 1,023 holiday lettings
  • Indiana University Northwest: 118 holiday lettings
  • Westfield Southlake Mall: 102 holiday lettings
  • Blue Chip Casino: 971 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porter listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Porter?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 391 Houses in Porter. Our other popular types of Porter holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 70 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porter?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 205 holiday homes with pool available in Porter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.