by Joseph S. Pete, nwi.com

Cruising on the Great Lakes has been taking off in recent years, with three different cruise lines offering weeklong cruises, such as from Chicago to Montreal, Halifax to Buffalo and Milwaukee to Toronto.

As many as eight cruise ship companies are expected to sail on the Great Lakes within the next few years as global instability has left many wanting to cruise closer to home, and people seek out more affordable cruise options.

Indiana Dunes Tourism is working to get a piece of that action.

The Chesterton-based tourism agency, which promotes the Indiana Dunes and other attractions in Porter County,

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