Indiana June 01, 2018
6 Unique Indiana Inns With Some Unbelievable Hoosier History
If you’re on the hunt for a unique hotel in Indiana, look no further than these six historic inns. Filled with charm, vintage decor, and a ghost here and there, these fascinating getaways will give you a memorable experience.
Forget cookie-cutter hotel rooms and lobbies. These one-of-a-kind places may become your new home away from home. Check them out:
1. The Inn at Irwin Gardens
Though it has only been a bed & breakfast since 2010, the building this hotel is in was actually built as a private home in 1864. Over the years, many expansions took place, including the addition of gardens (which are open to the public). Learn about rooms and more
2. Blue Jay Manor
This countryside inn is a dream home come true. It's a Queen Ann Victorian estate that became a hotel in 2014. It features grand staircases, a wrap-around porch, and luxury amenities that guests love. Learn more about this historic hotel
3. Indianapolis Union Station
Today owned by Cowne Plaza, this ancient train station was built in 1953, and is truly one of the most unique historic hotels in Indiana. Guests who stay at this working station may choose to experience sleeping in a Pullman train car. Learn more about this excellent place
4. Roads Hotel
Originally built in 1893, this notorious hotel is known to be haunted. Several of the original owners died in the hotel, and gangsters regularly used this place, bringing who knows what with them. You can stay here for fun or schedule your own paranormal investigation. Learn more about it
5. West Baden Springs Hotel
What might be the eighth wonder of the world, this gigantic hotel was built more than 100 years ago and features a 200-foot-wide atrium. This massive resort is awash with Hoosier history you can learn all about
6. French Lick Springs Hotel
Thought to be the crown of Southern Indiana, this legendary hotel was constructed in 1845 and is rumored to be haunted. Though the luxurious decor is enough to draw you in, the eerie tales associated with this place may draw you out.
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