Behold: can’t-miss destinations all around the state, each guaranteed to surprise, delight and enthrall.
Indiana’s largest state park, nicknamed the “Little Smokies,” is a treat to visit any time of the year, but it’s an especially prime destination for enjoying gorgeous autumn leaves.
506 Fifth St., Columbus812-378-2622
This respendent midcentury-modern gem has attracted architecture aficianados from all over the country since opening to the public in 2011. Reservations required.
1215 N. IN 49, Porter219-395-1882
Beaches in Indiana? Yes. This sandy getaway along the southern tip of Lake Michigan offers swimming, hiking, biking and more.
8538 W. Baden Ave., West Baden Springs812-936-1902
The awe-inspiring atrium at this historic hotel, once dubbed the ”Eighth Wonder of the World,“ spans 200 feet.
2221 Clifty Dr., Madison812-273-8885
Winter and spring are the best times to take in the amazing waterfalls here, where they range from delicate mists to roaring plunges.
201 W. Riverside Dr., Clarksville812-280-9970
Explore 390-million-year-old fossil beds, among the largest naturally exposed beds in the world, here on the banks of the Ohio River.
4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis317-492-8500
The year 2016 marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500—the perfect time to take in this race, the world’s biggest single-day spectator-sport event.