Valparaiso Community

Valparaiso Rentals
Need a place to live? The Graduate School compiles a comprehensive list of many of the rental properties in town. So, even if you don't know Valparaiso, with this list, you should not have any trouble finding the perfect housing arrangement. For an updated list of rentals in the Valpo area, click here.

City of Valparaiso Home Page
The official government website for the city of Valparaiso.

Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) is a membership organization consisting of members in the business, government, education, and not-for-profit sectors. Through its volunteer committees and its partnerships with organizations in the Northwest Indiana region, the Chamber works on economic development, member services, legislative, and quality of life issues.

Connect to Valpo
Charming and full of character, Valparaiso is a family focused, volunteer oriented and pedestrian friendly community, offering hometown amenities, a variety of recreational activities from youth basketball camps to triathlons; over 15 lush parks with playgrounds, lakes, and picnic pavilions; a historic downtown featuring street-side cafes, antique and specialty shops, a seasonal farmer's market and outdoor concerts; award-winning theatres; dynamic museums; welcoming churches and housing suited to fit any budget from loft apartments to custom built estate homes.

Porter County Home Page
The official government website of Porter County, Indiana.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Steep Sand Dunes and Magnificent Lake Views, experience these sights at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: waves crashing on sandy beaches, Karner Blue butterflies landing on wild lupines, Sweaty draft horses working the Chellberg Farm fields, peaceful silence lingering along winter trails, and Bank swallows flying from their nest inside the dunes.

Indiana Dunes State Park
Let's head for the beach! You'll love the sights and sounds of the three miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan. A beautiful nature center offers details of the history of the dunes area and a variety of special programming year-round. The sand dunes will astound you, as will the vast variety of desert plants, giant wood ferns and white pines.

Porter County Convention, Recreation & Visitor Commission
The PCCRVC is the official agency for tourism marketing, planning, and development in Porter County, Indiana. The mission of the Porter County Convention, Recreation & Visitor Commission is to enhance the quality of life for Porter County's residents and organizations through a philosophy of partnerships. This shall be achieved by stimulating the local economic base through competitive marketing and support of the visitor industry.

Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau
Chicago is a world-class city of unsurpassed beauty, attracting visitors from around the nation and the world. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to the Blues, several sports teams, an internationally renowned symphony orchestra, spectacular live theater, celebrated architecture, thousands of restaurants, and world-class museums and shops. This website is a fantastic guide to what all Chicago has to offer.