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The City of Gary, IN

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Gary is a popular city in the state of Indiana with a total of 95,707 residents living there. Gary is ranked as the fourth most populated city in Indiana and the 267th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Lake County. The largest nearby city to Gary is Chicago, approximately 33 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Gary, including Eat Your Heart Out Deli Cafe, Bennigan's Grill & Tavern, Mc Donalds, Rallys Hamburgers and Lincoln's Carry Out Home of the Italian Submarine. For a larger selection of Gary restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gary Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the MacArthur Golf Course, South Gleason Golf Course, Calumet Golf Course, Wicker Park Golf Course and Genesis Convention Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gary please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 3 airports are located in or near Gary:
- Chicago Midway Intl. Airport (MDW)
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (VPZ)

Gary, Indiana Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Gary
In the month of October, Gary experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.97 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Gary with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 34 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gary to receive an average of 1.98 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.64 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -29 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gary should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.


                                                                                    
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Gary, Indiana Attractions

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ABA Museum of Law  - , Chicago,
The ABA Museum of Law, opened in November 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by the American Bar Association, is the only national museum that focuses on the role of law and the legal profession in America and throughout the world. Its goal is to engage the public in the legal system and make it relevant in their lives. In an effort to increase understanding of lawyers and the work they do, the museum highlights lawyers who were well-known for other work as well as well-known trials.
Adler Planetarium Chicago Illinois
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Adler Planetarium  - , Chicago,
The Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum in Chicago, Illinois was the first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere and is the oldest in existence today. The Adler was founded and built in 1930 by the philanthropist Max Adler, with the assistance of the first director of the planetarium, Philip Fox. On the occasion of its dedication on May 10, 1930, Max Adler stated
Alumni Hall Depaul University Chicago Illinois
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Alumni Hall - DePaul University  - , Chicago,
Alumni Hall was a 5,308-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1956 to replace DePaul Auditorium, the school's prior on-campus gym. It was home to all the DePaul University Blue Demons men's basketball team from 1956 until they moved to the Rosemont Horizon. The women's team played all their home games at Alumni Hall from 1974 to 2000, while the men's team played occasional games there.
Art Institute Of Chicago Illinois
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Art Institute of Chicago  - , Chicago,
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic fine art museum that is situated in Chicago, Illinois's Grant Park. The Art Institute has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection. Its diverse holdings also include significant American art, Old Master's, European and American decorative arts, Asian art and modern and contemporary art.
Arts Club Of Chicago Illinois
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Arts Club of Chicago  - , Chicago,
Arts Club of Chicago is a private club located in the Near North Side community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, a block east of the Magnificent Mile, that exhibits international contemporary art. It was founded in 1916, inspired by the success of the Art Institute of Chicago's handling of the Armory Show. Its founding was viewed as a statement that art had become an important component of civilized urban life.
Balmoral Woods Country Club Crete Illinois
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Balmoral Woods Country Club  - , Crete,
The Balmoral Woods Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Will County Illinois. Built in 1976, this Crete course designed by George Fazio & Don Mortell is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 708-672-7448. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 26732 S Balmoral Woods Dr, Crete, IL 60417
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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture  - , Chicago,
The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture is a museum that can be found at 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. in Chicago's West Lawn neighborhood, not far from Chicago Midway International Airport. Founded in 1966, the Balzekas Museum is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Lithuanian culture and is the largest museum in the US devoted to the subjects of Lithuania, the Lithuanian language, history, culture and politics, and to the Lithuanian-American experience.
Billy Caldwell Golf Course Chicago Illinois
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Billy Caldwell Golf Course  - , Chicago,
The Billy Caldwell Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1900, this Chicago course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 773-792-1930. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 6200 N Caldwell Ave, Chicago, IL 60646
Brassie Golf Club Chesterton Indiana
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Brassie Golf Club, The  - Chesterton,
The Brassie Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Porter County Indiana. Built in 1998, this Chesterton course designed by Jim Fazio is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 219-921-1192. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1110 Pearson Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
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Brauer Museum of Art  - Valparaiso,
The Brauer Museum of Art is home to a nationally recognized collection of 19th- and 20th-century American art, world religious art, and Midwestern regional art. It is located in the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts on the campus of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana in the US. Prior to the museum’s opening, the university’s collection was housed and displayed within several buildings across campus.
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Gary, Indiana Hotels

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Majestic Star Casino And Hotel
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Majestic Star Casino And Hotel
1 Buffington Harbor Dr
Gary, IN 46406

 

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Home Towne Lodge Hammond
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Home Towne Lodge Hammond
3844 179th Street
Hammond, IN 46323

 

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Best Western Northwest Indiana
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Best Western Northwest Indiana
3830 179th Street
Hammond, IN 46323

 

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Motel 6 Chicago Hammond
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Motel 6 Chicago Hammond
3840 179th Street I-80/i-94 At Cline Avenue/sr 912 Exit #5
Hammond, IN

 

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Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
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Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
777 Ameristar Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

 

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Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Southeast Hammond
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Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Southeast Hammond
7740 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323

 

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Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Chicago Southeast/hammond
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Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Chicago Southeast/hammond
7720 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Southeast/hammond
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Courtyard By Marriott Chicago Southeast/hammond
7730 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323

 

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Comfort Inn Hobart
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Comfort Inn Hobart
1915 Mississippi St
Hobart, IN 46342

 

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Econo Lodge Merrillville
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Econo Lodge Merrillville
6201 Opportunity Ln
Merrillville, IN 46410

 

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Gary, Indiana Restaurants

This is a list of Gary Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including American Restaurants, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!

 
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Rallys Hamburgers
910 W 5th Ave
Gary, IN 46402
(219)882-8608
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Eat Your Heart Out Deli Cafe
487 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402
(219)880-2636
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Lincoln's Carry Out Home of the Italian Submarine
400 Fillmore Street
Gary, IN 46402
(219)883-0200
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Bennigan's Grill & Tavern
500 East 5th Avenue
Gary, IN 46402
(219)880-0566
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Mc Donalds
1527 W 5th Ave
Gary, IN 46402
(219)885-2299
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Kentucky Fried Chicken - Gary
900 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402
(219)882-1164
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Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken & Biscuits
1080 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402
(219)883-2824
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Booker's Doghouse
222 East 13th Avenue
Gary, IN 46407
(219)880-0160
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Church's Fried Chicken
1409 Broadway
Gary, IN 46407
(219)886-3055
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Mr Lucky's Lounge
1100 Grant St
Gary, IN 46404
(219)885-9095
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Top Chicago Attractions for Families with Kids
Published August 30, 2012

Six fantastic reasons for your family to visit Chicago with the best attractions from museums and aquariums, to parks and zoos.

 

5 Top Chicago Museums for Families
Published August 22, 2011

Come explore the treasures of Chicago's best family museums from America's first planetarium to the exciting children's museum exhibits, to vast nature collections

 

Chicago Family Attractions and Dining
Published December 13, 2010

There are plenty of family attractions to visit in Chicago. Some free outdoor attractions include the 50 foot Crown Fountain, the Buckingham Fountain and Wrigley Field.

 

Chicago Family Visit – John Hancock Center and the Navy Pier
Published December 9, 2010

Chicago Illinois is the go-to family destination for exciting urban activities from the Hancock Center to the Chicago Children's Museum to the Navy Pier's family attractions.

 

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