Northwest Indiana, nicknamed The Region after the Calumet Region, comprises Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper Counties in Indiana. This region is bordered by Lake Michigan and is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Northwest Indiana offers life in Chicago at Indiana prices, according to the Northwest Indiana Forum. InContext is an award-winning publication from the Indiana Business Research Center of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
Residents can easily access nature reserves and beaches located in Indiana Dunes State Park or Indiana Dunes National Park. A publication from the Indiana Business Research Center at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. In addition, northwestern Indiana is close to many other universities in other parts of Indiana and in the Chicago metropolitan area.