The City of Portage, IN
Portage is a popular city in the state of Indiana with a total of 37,322 residents living there. Portage is ranked as the twentieth most populated city in Indiana and the 857th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Portage is Gary, approximately 10 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Portage, including Lure, Carlisle Restaurant Executive Office, Club 94, Denny's and Monterey Jack's Restaurant & Lounge. For a larger selection of Portage restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Portage Golf Courses, Arenas and/or Museums, including the Creekside Golf Course & Training Center, Brassie Golf Club The, Course at Aberdeen The, Indian Ridge Country Club and Cressmoor Country Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Portage please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Portage:
- Gary - Chicago Intl. Airport (GYY)
- La Porte Municipal Airport (LPO)
- Michigan City Municipal Airport (MGC)
- Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (VPZ)
Portage, Indiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of September, Portage experiences an average high temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 55 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.64 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Portage with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 36 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Portage to receive an average of 2.04 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.36 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -23 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Portage should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 62 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Portage, Indiana Attractions
1ABA 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.
2Adler 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
3Alumni 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.
4Art 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.
5Arts 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.
6Balmoral 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
7Beacon Hills Golf Club - La Porte,
The Beacon Hills Golf Club is a 10 hole public golf course in La Porte County Indiana. Built in 1904, this La Porte course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 219-324-4777. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 286 W Johnson Rd, La Porte, IN 46350
8Beechwood Golf Course - La Porte,
The Beechwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in La Porte County Indiana. Built in 1933, this La Porte course designed by William Diddel is open apr 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 219-362-2651. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2222 Woodlawn Dr, La Porte, IN 46350
9Brassie 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
10Brauer 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.
Portage, Indiana Hotels
2Best Western Plus Portage Hotel & Suites
6200 Melton Rd / Us Hwy 20
Portage, IN 46368
8Comfort Inn & Suites
1800 W Us Highway 20
Porter, IN 46304
303 N Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304
Portage, Indiana Restaurants
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