Directions

115 Lakeshore Drive
Michigan City, IN 46360

From Downtown Chicago

Approximately 66 miles

  • Take I80/94 East or I90 East

  • Exit on US 421 North (Exit 34B) - US 421 North turns into Franklin Street

  • Take US 421/Franklin Street North through Michigan City until it dead-ends in front of the public library

  • Turn right on 4th Street and drive one block

  • Turn left on Pine Street

  • Follow past City Hall, over the bridge, to the zoo

From Southwest Michigan

Approximately 125 miles

  • Take I-96 West

  • Exit onto and follow I-94 West

  • Exit and follow US-20 West (Exit 40B)

  • Stay straight and go onto US 35 North (this is also Michigan Boulevard)

  • Turn left (west) on Highway 12

  • Follow Route 12 southwest into Michigan City

  • As you enter the town, pass through two traffic lights

  • After the overpass, turn right onto Pine Street

  • Follow Pine Street over the bridge to the zoo

From the New Buffalo Area

Approximately ?? miles

  • Follow Route 12 southwest into Michigan City

  • As you enter the town, pass through two traffic lights

  • After the overpass, turn right onto Pine Street

  • Follow Pine Street over the bridge to the zoo

From Indianapolis Area

Approximately 177 miles

  • Take I-65 North

  • Exit onto and follow I-94 East

  • Exit on US 421 North (Exit 34B) - US 421 North turns into Franklin Street

  • Take US 421/Franklin Street North through Michigan City until it dead-ends in front of the public library

  • Turn right on 4th Street and drive one block

  • Turn left on Pine Street

  • Follow past City Hall, over the bridge, to the zoo