Are you looking to get out more this spring or summer? Indiana has a ton of indoor and outdoor marvels that every Hoosier should see at least once. If you’re looking for a good way to spend your weekends, check out these 10 stunning places you need to visit immediately.
1. Hoosier National Forest - Bedford
Hoosier National Forest has everything you could ever want from a national park. They have awesome camping (including tent grounds and cabins), exciting walking trails, an amazing beach, and fishing. For a stunning day out exploring nature, you have to stop here, at least once.
2. Indiana Beach - Monticello
Whoever told you Indiana doesn't have good beaches clearly lied. Indiana Beach is an awesome time for anyone. They have an awesome amusement park (complete with water slides), fantastic camping, boating, and a stunning view!
3. Tropicana Evansville - Evansville
This amazing riverboat casino is an absolute must see! Formerly dubbed the Casino Aztar, this riverboat has amazing restaurants, shops, and amenities to spare. Even if you aren't big on gambling, you'll fall in love with this awesome vessel.
4. Albanese Candy Factory - Merrillville
I'm sure we all agree that candy is pretty magical, which is why the Albanese Candy Factory is such a stunning site. Explore candy, miles long, including a decadent chocolate fountain and huge assortments of fresh chocolates and candies.
5. Wyandotte Caves - Leavenworth
Wyandotte Caves are two limestone caves that are quite popular in southern Indiana. Prepare to see some visually stunning sites, including small wildlife, like salamanders and bats.
6. Marquette Park - Gary
This gorgeous, underrated park has some stunning views of Lake Michigan. With a neat beach area, a lagoon, pavilion, dunes, and a small island, Marquette Park offers some of the most stunning views in this state.
7. Downtown Nashville
Nashville is known for its artistic vibe in Indiana and offers some of the most interesting art, design, and nature around. If you've never seen Nashville with your own eyes, you need to swing by this stunning, little place.
8. Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge - Seymour
This picturesque vision can be found in Seymour Indiana. Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge is home to bald eagles, river otters, wood ducks, turtles, snakes, birds, and a variety of other animals. The stunning backdrop includes wetlands, grasslands, and forests.
9. Oliver Winery - Bloomington
It's hard to say what's more impressive about Oliver Winery; the wine or the view. This perfectly landscaped property offers stunning vineyards, waterfalls, and gorgeous gardens for guests to enjoy.
10. IMA Gardens - Indianpaolis
The gardens at the Indianapolis Museum of Art are a favorite backdrop for photographers. These stunning grounds have amazing examples of art, sculptures, fountains, and gorgeous landscaping and greenery to uncover.
Wow…does this state ever cease to amaze you? How many of these stunning places would you like to see? Think we forgot one? Let us know!