Indiana July 31, 2019
6 Summer Sanctuaries In Indiana Where You Can Find Peace And Quiet
Everyone needs a little TLC from time to time, and rather than do it indoors this season, here are six summer attractions that will help you enjoy peace and tranquility in the Great Outdoors. Scroll on for more details.
Relaxation comes in many forms. You can read a book, listen to music, meditate, or just sit in a space that is beautiful while the weather is being kind. It can also be more active like yoga or going for a simple stroll. Enjoy your favorite relaxation activity at these places of Hoosier paradise.
1. Gabis Arboretum
This 300-acre haven for relaxation in northwest Indiana features formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands, prairies, and hiking trails that few people realize are even in the state. You'll find a plethora of space for solitude and peace at this marvelous natural attraction.
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Address: 450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN, 46385
2. Matter Park
This beautifully landscaped park is full of places to sit and enjoy the views. It spans 101 acres, so you'll likely be able to find a tranquil corner to yourself for thinking or reading. Get more details about this lovely garden
Address: North River Road, Quarry Road, Marion, IN, 46952
3. Wellfield Botanic Gardens
This 36-acre botanic garden features many types of gardens that are fun to visit at various times of the year. Features you'll wish to relax by include the bridges, fountains, meandering paths, charming benches, small pagodas, and gazebos. Get more details about this place
Address: 1011 North Main Street, Elkhart, IN, 46514
4. The Hervey Preserve & Labyrinth
When it comes to summer attractions, here is one that is not advertised but still worth visiting if you're looking for a place to meditate. Within a 35-acre forest sits this stone-designed labyrinth that represents the pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Learn more about it
Address: 1500 Michigan Avenue, Logansport, IN, 46947
5. Shiojiri Niwa
This incredibly peaceful Japanese garden is 1.3 acres and features many stunning features that promote calmness and zen. Bridges, winding paths, benches, and much more abound. Learn more about it
Address: 1000 East Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka, IN, 46544
6. Warsaw Biblical Gardens
Containing about 100 plants that are mentioned throughout the Holy Bible, this small and little-known garden is a lovely place to relax if you love a quick stroll. You'll get to visit all sorts of terrains from the Bible. Learn more about it
Address: 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, IN 46580
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Where else do you like to relax in Indiana? Share your favorite summer attractions with us below in the comments.