57 days in Indiana Itinerary

57 days in Indiana Itinerary

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Hammond
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South Bend
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Fort Wayne
— 7 nights
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Lafayette
— 6 nights
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Terre Haute
— 7 nights
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Bloomington
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Indianapolis
— 7 nights
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Madison
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Hammond

— 5 nights
Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammond: Valparaiso (Rogers-Lakewood Park & Chapel of the Resurrection), Chesterton (Cowles Bog & Indiana Dunes State Park) and Century of Progress Architectural District (in Beverly Shores). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, trek along Oak Savannah Trail, walk around Lakefront Park, and don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hammond sightseeing planner.

New York City to Hammond is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Hammond is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Hammond dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to South Bend.

Things to do in Hammond

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 26:

South Bend

— 6 nights
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Bend: Round Barn Museum (in Rochester), Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum (in Shipshewana) and Bonneyville Mill County Park (in Bristol). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, trek along Panhandle Pathway, admire the majestic nature at Potato Creek State Park, and take in the pleasant sights at The Riverwalk.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read South Bend online trip builder.

Drive from Hammond to South Bend in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in South Bend are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in South Bend

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 1:

Fort Wayne

— 7 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Wayne: Delt Church Park (in Wolcottville), Marion (Marion National Cemetery & Matter Park) and Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (in Auburn).

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fort Wayne travel planner.

You can drive from South Bend to Fort Wayne in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Fort Wayne sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 8:

Lafayette

— 6 nights
Lafayette is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located 63mi northwest of Indianapolis and 105mi southeast of Chicago. Get out of town with these interesting Lafayette side-trips: Carpenter Creek Cellars (in Remington), The Lane Place (in Crawfordsville) and The Monon Connection Museum (in Monon). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Columbian Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Samara House, hike along Nickel Plate Trail, and gain insight at Purdue University.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Wayne to Lafayette takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Terre Haute.

Things to do in Lafayette

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 14:

Terre Haute

— 7 nights
Terre Haute is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Terre Haute: Periodic Museum of the Elements (in Greencastle), Exotic Feline Rescue Center (in Centerpoint) and Vincennes (George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Grouseland (William Henry Harrison Mansion), &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Griffin Bike Park, don't miss a visit to Stiffy Green the Bulldog, examine the collection at Eugene V. Debs Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Vigo County Courthouse.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Terre Haute online day trip planner.

You can drive from Lafayette to Terre Haute in 2 hours. In June in Terre Haute, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bloomington.

Things to do in Terre Haute

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:

Bloomington

— 6 nights
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. state of Indiana. Change things up with these side-trips from Bloomington: Hunters Honey Farm (in Martinsville), Nashville (Brown County State Park & Bear Wallow Distillery) and Columbus (Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum & The Miller House and Garden). There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at Indiana University, trek along Salt Creek Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, and admire the striking features of Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bloomington trip itinerary website.

Drive from Terre Haute to Bloomington in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bloomington can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:

Indianapolis

— 7 nights

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indianapolis: Indiana Grand Racing & Casino (in Shelbyville), Hopwood Cellars Winery (in Zionsville) and Anderson (Mounds State Park & Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, don't miss a visit to Central Canal, sample the tasty concoctions at Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co., and stroll through Indianapolis Museum of Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Indianapolis sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bloomington to Indianapolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Madison.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 4:

Madison

— 6 nights
Madison is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River. Get out of town with these interesting Madison side-trips: Salem (The John Hay Center & Knobstone Trail), Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge (in Seymour) and North Vernon (Muscatatuck County Park & Calli Nature Preserve). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Clifty Falls State Park, admire the landmark architecture of Hillforest, see the interesting displays at Switzerland County Historical Society, and take an in-depth tour of Milan '54 Hoosiers Basketball Museum.

Before you visit Madison, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Madison in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Claus.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 10:

Santa Claus

— 6 nights
Santa Claus is a town in Spencer County, Indiana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Claus: Marengo Cave (in Marengo), Hemlock Cliffs in Hoosier National Forest (in English) and Dubois County Museum (in Jasper). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, examine the collection at Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum, appreciate the history behind 1935 Santa Statue, and do a tasting at Pepper's Ridge Winery.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Claus trip builder tool.

You can drive from Madison to Santa Claus in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Santa Claus are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Santa Claus

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:

Indiana travel guide

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The Hoosier State
With an extensive history of motorsports, Indiana's main claim to fame is the popular automobile race held each year in its capital city. A mostly rural state, Indiana is a land of till plains and lakes, its appearance a result of traces left behind by receding glaciers. The central section of the state, mostly flat with some rolling hills, contains some of the country's most fertile farmland. The state also contains almost 39,000 km (24,000 mi) of waterways, including the Wabash River, the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi. For a genuine "Hoosier" experience, tour the state's slow-paced small towns, noted for their hospitality and outstanding local cuisine. You'll remember the warmth and charm long after your vacation is over.