Indiana's Top Must- Dos

It takes more than one kind of shoe to complete this list — hiking boots, golf shoes, high heels, flip flops, even barefoot. You’ll trek every way and have a lot of fun, too.

Amish Country

Heritage Trail- Northern Indiana
Elkhart, IN 46514
(800) 262-8161

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Our acclaimed self-guided Heritage Trail driving tour is your personal guide to that Amish furniture shop hidden away on a peaceful rural road, the city gallery with one-of-a-kind jewelry and that shady riverside park just-right for a picnic. As you explore, the free audio guide entertains you with colorful stories of the region’s settlement and growth, its heroes and scalawags.

Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park
1405 S.R. 46 West
Nashville, IN 47448
(812) 988-6406

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Largest state park in IN boasts exceptional fall color. Hiking, swimming, bridle trails (BYOH) mountain bike trails, saddle barn with escorted rides.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N Meridian St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(800) 208-5437

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Encounter the extraordinary, minutes from downtown. Explore five floors of fun and excitement at the world's biggest and best children's museum. Free parking. 

Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie
13400 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 776-6000

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Immerse yourself in the stories of Indiana through hands-on experiences and programs both indoors and out, at Indiana's only Smithsonian affiliate.

French Lick West Baden

Visit French Lick West Baden
8102 West State Road 56
West Badenx, IN 47469
(866) 309-9139

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Complete visitors center offering personal trip planning assistance; area and regional visitor information; and computer and Internet access.

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
452 E. Christmas Blvd.
Santa Claus, IN 47579
(877) 463-2645

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Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are a family theme park and water park located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Home of Thunderbird - America’s first launched wing roller coaster, Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, a huge water park, live entertainment, games and attractions.

Indiana State Fair

Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 E. 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 927-7500

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There's no better time than at the IN State Fair! The place for family entertainment, food, animals, music and more all at one low admission price.

 

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
4790 West 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222

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More than 75 racing cars, engines, trophies and other priceless memorabilia are displayed. Track tours may be available.

Indianapolis Zoo

Indianapolis Zoo
1200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222
(317) 630-2001

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Pet sharks,view dolphins,feed giraffes, walk lush gardens&experience orangutans like never before at the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center.

Pete Dye Golf Trail

Pete Dye Golf Trail
Various Locations

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Referred to by many as the father of modern golf course architecture, Mr. Dye has left an indelible mark on the game. While best known for epic designs like the TPC at Sawgrass, Whistling Straits and Harbor Town Golf Links, Dye honed his craft right here in Indiana. Here are seven of Mr. Dye's favorite Indiana courses. Travel The Pete Dye Golf Trail  to try them all. We are sure you’ll love them just as much as he does.