Indiana July 31, 2017
8 Off-The-Grid Destinations In Indiana That Will Take You Away From It All
There’s always something fun going on in the Hoosier state – but sometimes, you just want to get away from it all. Taking a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life can help you relax and reset. If you’re looking for a great spot to get away from it all, check out these 8 off-the-grid destinations.
1. Knobstone Trail - Scottsburg
Knobstone Trail is a rugged trail known as the Little Appalachian Trail. This impressive trail is 58 miles long and is never crowded, giving you the perfect weekend hiking or backpacking getaway to absorb some peace and quiet. Find it inside of Delaney Park at Scottsburg, IN 47170
If you're looking for a small town to get away to, you won't find many as quiet and quaint as Metamora. This charming canal town offers a handful of intriguing attractions, such as gem mining, horse drawn canal rides, and local shopping, all in a peaceful setting.
3. Hoosier National Forest - Bedford
Hoosier National Forest is every bit as stunning as Indiana's top national parks, but this forest is definitely quieter. If you're looking to get away and clear your head, try taking a camping adventure to this gorgeous getaway. Find it at 811 Constitution Ave, Bedford, IN 47421.
4. Beverly Shores
If you want to enjoy the beauty of the Indiana Dunes without running into huge crowds of people, this tiny town along the dunes is a perfect getaway spot. Not only is it home to Kemil Beach, but it's also home to the stunning World's Fair Houses.
5. Shades State Park - Waveland
This stunning park may be Indiana's most beautiful hidden gem. If you're looking for a daytime getaway, Shades offers hiking that will rival Turkey Run State Park without all of the visitors. The hiking trails here show gorgeous ravines and sandstone cliffs and will leave you feeling like you've been transported to another world. It's also an amazing spot to camp in the summertime. Find it at 7751 S 890 W, Waveland, IN 47989.
6. New Harmony
This historic town has an incredible history and tons of exploring, well off the beaten path. New Harmony is home to just under 800 Hoosiers, making it the perfect size for getting away from crowds. Explore the infamous Roofless Church, the New Harmony labyrinths, and other amazing architectual gems.
8. Sunken Gardens - Huntington
Want to escape away from the crowds into your own fairy tale? This picture perfect garden setting will grant you an idyllic location to do just that. Grab a new book, pack a picnic lunch, and unwind in this stunning setting. Find it in Memorial Park at 420 Bartlett St, Huntington, Indiana 46750.
This small town artists colony offers an eclectic and quiet place to retreat. Whether you want to visit their charming covered bridge, the historic Story Inn, go antiquing, or disappear into the woods at Brown County State Park, your options for peace and quiet here are limitless.
Have you ever been to one of these 8 off-the-grid locations? For more places to visit, check out these
21 places you should visit in Indiana before the year is over.