Indiana September 23, 2019
The 9 Oddest Places You Can Possibly Go In Indiana
There are many odd places in Indiana but none are more fun than these nine attractions. Get to know the Hoosier state like never before when you go to these little-known attractions. Check it out:
1. Mid America Windmill Museum
Since 1992, this odd attraction has told the tale of the history of northern Indiana through more than 50 windmills. This mostly outdoor museum features video presentations, exhibits, interactive displays, old photos, an expansive library, as well as guided tours and more. Learn more about it from previous coverage
Address: 732 South Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville, IN, 46755
2. Grave In The Middle Of The Road
A mysterious family grave from 1808, this plot is an actual cemetery in the center of East County Road 400. Though once believed to hold just a single body, an excavation in 2016 uncovered the additional members. Learn more about the incredible story behind this unique grave and one of the oddest places in the state
Address: 6844 East 400 South, Franklin, IN, 46131
3. Honeycomb Rock At Pine Hills Nature Preserve
The 2.7-mile trail at this forest preserve leads to a unique sandstone rock formation. It was created by an old creek bed that dried up and left algae pockets. Get more details about how it happened
Address: IN-234, Waveland, IN, 47989
4. The Shoe Tree
Located in a small town near the Hoosier National Forest is an infamous tree (or set of trees) that is weighed down with hundreds of pairs of shoes. It's rumored that even Larry Bird has a pair up there.
to find out more about this local tradition and one of the oddest places in the state.
Address: 3826 South Devils Hollow Road, Milltown, IN, 47145
5. Mascot Hall of Fame
Mascots of all kinds are recognized at this museum, which is fun for the entire family. It is located in a beautiful spot on Lake Michigan with views of the Chicago skyline across the way. Learn more about it
Address: 1851 Front Street, Whiting, IN, 46394
6. The World's Largest Ball of Paint
Weighing more than 5,000 pounds, this unique activity is a little-known odd attraction that is worth a visit from any region of the state. Bring your friends or family to help you add a layer yourself. Get more details
Address: 10696 North 200 West, Alexandria, IN, 46001
7. Rotary Jail Museum
This unique prison from the late 1800s is one of the most unique odd places in Indiana to visit. Still in working order, this place was designed so that just one jail cell was accessible at a time.
to learn more about it.
Address: 225 North Washington Street, Crawfordsville, IN, 47933
8. The Hervey Preserve & Labyrinth
This 35-acre nature preserve features a unique stone labyrinth that is great for meditation. It is designed after a similar attraction in France, and you can get more details about it
Address: 1500 Michigan Avenue, Logansport, IN, 46947
9. Jug Rock
Standing 60 feet tall and 20 feet wide, this giant and intriguing rock formation is rumored to be 286 million years old. It is the oddest place you can possibly go in this small Hoosier town. Learn more about it
Address: 722 Albright Lane, Shoals, IN, 47581
What other odd places in Indiana do you love to visit? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.