Indiana Nature August 30, 2019
by Elizabeth Crozier Here Are The 10 Most Peaceful Places To Go In Indiana When You Need A Break From It All
When you need an escape from the hustle and bustle of life, try these 10 peaceful places in Indiana. Each is more tranquil than the last.
Whether you love nature, pretty lights, history, or something in between, this list will have something for you. Check it out:
1. Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve
Spanning nearly 600 acres, this wetland sanctuary is home to a myriad of natural attractions and trails that will place you in a tranquil oasis. Boardwalks, wildflowers, marshes, and wildlife abound. Learn more about this lovely and secluded place from previous coverage
Address: North Woodall Road, Ellettsville, IN, 47429
2. Blue River Valley Farm
Situated on a 120-acre historic farm, this property is host to a goat farm, bed & breakfast, gardens, and more. It is both beautiful and remote, so you're bound to find peace and relaxation.
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Address: 10351 East Daugherty Lane, Milltown, IN 47145
3. Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
Home to a multitude of different wildlife species as well as 7,700 acres of diverse ecosystems, this is the place to be to experience Illinois' natural habitat. With all this space, you're bound to find a quiet path all to yourself. Get more details about this place
Address: 12985 US-50, Seymour, IN, 47274
4. South Bend River Lights
The most unique display in Indiana, this marvelous light show takes place each night along the St. Joseph River near Seitz Park in South Bend. The show begins just before sunset each night and lasts until Midnight. Get more details
Address: 340 East Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN, 46617
5. The Hervey Preserve & Labyrinth
This 35-acre nature sanctuary is home to a hidden attraction that just might be one of the most peaceful places in the world. Featuring a stone-lined labyrinth trail, this place of meditation is truly special. Learn more about it
Address: 1500 Michigan Avenue, Logansport, IN, 46947
6. River St. Joseph of the Miamis Trail
Also known as the Mishawaka River Walk, this beautiful and scenic excursion meanders along the St. Joseph River and is ideal for walking and biking. Bridges and impeccable landscaping abound, and you can see more of it
Address: North Spring Street, Mishawaka, IN, 46544
7. Krider Gardens
This 2.4-acre park is a magical world designed to enchant children and blow away adults. Originally designed for display at the Chicago World's Fair, this is a historical garden that everyone should see and experience. Get more details about it
Address: 302 Bristol Avenue, Middlebury, IN, 46540
8. Shiojiri Niwa
Few Hoosiers know that there is a Japanese garden hiding in the state that also offers an amazingly peaceful experience. It features a zen garden, tea garden, bridges, sculptures, and many plants to admire.
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Address: 1000 East Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka, IN, 46544
9. Prophetstown State Park
One of the state's newest state parks, this place actually marks one of the most historic places in the state. In addition to trails and campsites, it is also home to a replica Native American village as well as a unique memorial that tells that tale of the coming together of many tribes. Learn more about how and why they all came together
Address: 5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN, 47906
10. Geode Grotto
Built over the course of 10 years, this magnificent rock garden is a true site to behold. It takes guests through the stations of the cross and features shrines to Mary and Joseph. Get more details about one of the most peaceful places in the state
Address: 520 West 9th Street, Jasper, IN, 47546
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What other peaceful places in Indiana do you love? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.
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