Stay Within Walking Distance of Valparaiso University
Explore the plentiful opportunities for entertainment, shopping and delicious dining by staying at the Country Inn & Suites, located across the street from the campus of Valparaiso University. Get tickets to Deep River Waterpark to beat the summer heat or ice skate in the winter. Experience your favorite buttery, salty treat in a new way at the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival in the fall, or get a new spring wardrobe with a shopping spree in Downtown Valparaiso. No matter when you visit, check the events calendar at Memorial Opera House for world-class comedy, drama and music performances. Business travelers love the hotel’s proximity to area businesses, too, like Urschel Laboratories and INPSCO.
Start your exploration of Valparaiso with these attractions:
- Deep River Waterpark (10.8 miles)
Lazily float down the river of Mid-America's Great Adventure River Ride or quickly slide down the Double Dueling CannonBowl at this family-fun waterpark. Visit in the winter for ice skating!
Phone: +1 (219) 947-7850
- Downtown Valparaiso (1.3 miles)
Take a break from shopping at the local retailers in downtown Valparaiso by relaxing on the benches of Central Park or eating at one of the dozens of restaurants.
- Memorial Opera House (1.3 miles)
Watch your favorite show or find a new appreciation for the arts at the historic Memorial Opera House, home to comedy acts, fundraisers, theatrical performances, concerts, public forums and everything in between.
Phone: +1 (219) 548-9137
- Porter County Fair
At the Porter County Fair, adults and children alike love petting the livestock, seeing arts and crafts exhibits, climbing aboard amusement rides and getting their fill of fair food.
Phone: +1 (219) 462-0321
- Valparaiso Popcorn Festival
Come see why the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival was voted “Best Festival of the Region” by The Times newspaper. With more than 30 food vendors, 250 arts booths, concerts and more, this is a go-to event for every visitor.
Phone: +1 (219) 464-8332
- Valparaiso University (0.6 mile)
Valparaiso is a liberal arts college with Lutheran roots dating back to 1859. Simply cross the street for a tour of this beautiful, tree-laden campus, and learn about its success in both athletics and academics.
Phone: +1 (219) 464-5000