Best Road Trip Stops in Indiana
The whole point of going on a road trip is to explore and be able to see many parts of the country/world that you would miss out on flying on a plane. But sometimes you wonder, what are those amazing places and things that we should see? Well if you’re planning a road trip that’s going to or through Indiana then buckle up and read on for the best road trip stops in this state.
Indiana Dunes National Park
Indiana Dunes National Park hugs 15 miles of Lake Michigan and is a great place to have fun. You can hike the dunes, go biking, swimming in Lake Michigan, fishing, camping, bird watching, horseback riding, and much more. This is a stop that has things to do for everyone.
White River State Park
Located in downtown Indianapolis, White River State Park is the perfect place to stop on your road trip if you want to see the city as well. There is a ton to do here so make sure that you account for enough time here. This state park offers tons of greenspace, the canal and river, and cultural attractions. Some of these include: the Indianapolis Zoo, White River Gardens, the NCAA Hall of Champions, and more. It is dog friendly and you can also rent bikes, kayaks, pedal boats, etc. And after all of that you can always check out the rest of Indianapolis to see what it has to offer.
The University of Notre Dame is one of the most visited college campuses in the U.S. Its architecture and beauty alone brings many people to come see. You can go tour the campus and see it for yourself. After touring, go check out what the city of South Bend has to offer such as restaurants, shopping, and more.
Santa Claus, Indiana is said to be “America’s Christmas Hometown” so this is a must stop during the holiday season. There is plenty of lodging, restaurants, and shopping there so it’s a great place to stay. The best part is that for the entire month of December the town is decorated and has tons of parades, tours, concerts, light displays, public games and competitions, and more.