As the days grow hotter (and lengthier, so we have to deal with the heat longer, too), it’s never too long before most folks start thinking about ways to enjoy the great outdoors while staying cool and comfortable. What about a relaxing day at the beach? Sure, the Hoosier State might be landlocked, but there are some pretty amazing beaches in Indiana that are like a Caribbean paradise in the summer. Some of those beaches are right along Lake Michigan, a stunningly clear, blue body of water (the second-largest of the Great Lakes by volume) with plenty of shoreline in Indiana to enjoy. Come see why this lake is so

beautiful that sometimes it doesn’t even feel real:

Do you have any favorite beaches on Lake Michigan? Tell us about them in the comments, and let us know what your favorite Indiana beach town is!

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