Attractions January 23, 2017
This Road Trip To Indiana’s Most Majestic Castles Is Like Something From A Fairytale
There’s a lot of magic and wonder to be found across Indiana, but if you’re looking for destinations that are truly enchanting, you have to check out all of the incredible castles across Indiana. Don’t worry, we make is easy to witness the magic with this majestic castles road trip.
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1. Sisters of Saint Benedict Monastery Immaculate Conception
Our first stop is this gorgeous Romanesque Revival castle, nestled deep within the spanning countryside of Ferdinand, Indiana. Take a personal tour with one of the Sisters to learn more about this gorgeous structure and to explore the equally majestic grounds.
2. West Baden Springs Hotel
This hotel may not technically be a castle, but it certainly looks like a structure built for a king or queen. Your kids will love viewing this magical building up close, especially the inside of the hotel's stunning dome. This hotel has been unoffically dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World"and for good reason.
3. Clayshire Castle
This medieval bed and breakfast was built by to provide a magical retreat for guests. When you explore and stay at Clayshire Castle, you'll enjoy a hedge maze, butterfly garden, giant lawn chess, a medieval stone circle, jousting, and great feasts.
4. Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary
This incredible structure in Indianapolis will have you believing you've been transported in time. This majestic seminary is a mix between Medieval and Romanesque architecture, making it a truly unique and fascinating site.
5. Fort Wayne History Center
This now history center used to function as Fort Wayne's City Hall building. While it isn't technically a castle, it certainly looks like one. This stunning building was built in the Richardsonian Romanesque style with mostly sandstone, giving it a distinctly regal feel. You can easily tour the inside of this structure when visiting the history center.
6. Laralyn Castle
This unbelievable castle along Snow Lake is actually a home. That's right - the owners specifically built their new house to look like a medieval castle and you can view their gorgeous work from the outside.
7. Myer's Castle
Myer's Castle is a wedding and party venue location for obvious reasons. This magical structure was constructed in the Jacobethan style by Cosbey Bernard, Sr in the early 1900s. If you ever wanted to get married or celebrate in a castle-like setting, this is the place for you!
Will you be taking this magical Indiana castles road trip? For more magic, check out this
amazing trolley ride through Indiana.