Top Ten Destination Spots in Indiana
10. Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, built in 1909, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the home to the Indie 500.
Nearby is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, along with a golf resort.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway houses 250,000 seats and the first even held in IMS was a helium gas filled balloon competition.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
9. Holiday World
Holiday world’s location is in Santa Claus, Indiana. This amusement park is full of fun rides and a water park. There are four sections to this park; Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Independence Day.
Each section has rides and other features that are theme based. It is known for its three wooden roller coasters and Splashin Safari which is the water park. Holiday World offers entertainment for everyone.
In the Halloween section of the park is a log ride called Frightful Falls. This ride coasts you along waters in a log and at the end goes down a four story drop. There some more rides and plenty of spooky entertainment. The Thanksgiving section houses Gobbler Getaway.
The Voyage at Holiday World
8. Brown County State Park
Brown County State Park is the largest state park in Indiana. The scenery is beautiful and offers two lakes and many trails. If you are into mountain biking then this is the perfect spot to visit.
As a matter of fact; Brown County State Park is considered to be one of the best places for mountain biking in the United States.
Though this park is a great place to visit in the spring and summer; many visitors are drawn to its beautiful colors in the fall.
Brown County State Park
7. Amish Acres
Amish Acres is located in Nappanee, Indiana. There are a variety of things to see there. The Amish people make beautiful crafts that include quilting and other arts.
There is an art festival located at Amish Acres; along with places to eat and shop at.
6. Turkey Run State Park
Park County, Indiana houses a beautiful state park called; Turkey Run State Park. It has all the scenery you need in one spot.
Trails and waterfalls are just two of the beautiful scenic views that Turkey Run State Park has to offer. Sandstone bedrock surrounds the park.
Rocky Hollow Falls is located in this park as well. Rocky Hollow Falls is surrounded with beautiful plant life which includes hemlock trees, ferns, gorges and miniature waterfalls.
The Lieber Log Cabin is also located in Turkey Run State park and the park is listed as a national natural landmark.
Turkey Run State Park
5. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is another destination that offers a lot of beautiful scenery for you to experience.
This gorgeous land includes; Lake Michigan, prairies, marshes, hardwood forests and woods, trails, farms and beaches (which are about 15 miles away).
As you can see, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has a variety of different views and open trails to hike on. Not to mention, there are campgrounds, picnic shelters and The West Beach Bathhouse, which are all available to use.
3. Lucas Oil Stadium
Lucas oil Stadium is the home of the NFL team, The Colts and is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
This new stadium hosted the 2012 Super Bowl and has modern features which make it stand out from other stadiums in the United States.
The retractable roof and movable window wall are two features that the Lucas Oil Stadium holds.
If you are a football fan, this is the right place for you.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
4. Hoosier National Forest
Hoosier National Forest is a great place for horseback riding and mountain bikes.
Trails for hiking are also located in this forest.
The land also offers views that are out of this world.
Sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, hemlock trees and rare wintergreen plants are just part of the nature you will see at Hoosier National Forest.
Hoosier National Forest
Lucas Oil Stadium
2. Clifty Falls State Park
Located in Madison, Indiana; Clifty Falls State Park is close to the top of the list and the reasons are obvious.
It is full of waterfalls, canyons and trails. Not to mention Clifty Creek. The views are unbelievable and a must see.
Which scenic view do you prefer the most
Clifty Falls State Park
1. Marengo Caves
There is only one word needs to be used when describing this wonderful cave: Fascinating!
Located in Marengo, Indiana; Marengo Cave is full of stalactites and stalagmites, giving it the look of a crystal castle.
There have been tours here since 1883 and it is one of the biggest caves in Indiana.
An interesting fact about Marengo Cave is how it was found. The story states that a brother and sister, ages eleven and fifteen, were playing in the area and discovered the cave. So it was indeed discovered by children.
This cave is open all year round. If you ever get the opportunity to take a tour through this cave, it will not disappoint you.