The Indianapolis 500 draws a multitude of racing fans to Indiana’s state capital each year, but the Circle City also has a wealth of destinations for those who want to explore museums, restaurants and more. Plan a trip to the shores of Lake Michigan to visit Indiana Dunes National Park, explore rural small towns across the state or make a weekend getaway to college towns such as Bloomington, West Lafeyette or South Bend in the fall to take in some of Indiana’s storied college football programs.
These two museums in Richmond, Indiana, both have a mummy among their permanent collections.
The former home of the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottling plant is now a downtown Indianapolis nightlife destination.
Covering conflicts from the Civil War to the war on terrorism, this museum in the small town of Portland, Indiana, showcases stories of service and sacrifice.
These cabins located along the Ohio River in Derby and Cannelton, Indiana, offer relaxing places to stay and play.
This U.S. National Landmark in Marengo, Indiana, offers two walking routes: the 1/3-mile Crystal Palace and the one-mile Dripstone Trail.
This rail-to-trail conversion in Indianapolis, Indiana, is ideal for walking and cycling and has a dozen access points across the area.