Visiting Indiana

The Hoosier State is nothing if not well-rounded, home to comical enclaves like the American Super Heroes Museum, natural beauties like French Lick hot springs, kid-friendly havens like the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and the massive Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and athletic meccas like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NCAA Hall of Champions, and of course, those Fighting Irish. Its backdrop is equally varied, from coastal Lake Michigan to River Country to the boulder-lined canyons of Clifty Falls State Park.

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The Hoosier State is nothing if not well-rounded, home to comical enclaves like the American Super Heroes Museum, natural beauties like French Lick hot springs, kid-friendly havens like the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and the massive Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and athletic meccas like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NCAA Hall of Champions, and of course, those Fighting Irish. Its backdrop is equally varied, from coastal Lake Michigan to River Country to the boulder-lined canyons of Clifty Falls State Park.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants , and things to do, browse amazing photos ; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Indiana

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The Differences Between Wisconsin & Indiana's Amish

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

Please understand, this is purely from an observational perspective, having visited and photographed the Amish communities throughout Wisconsin for a little more than a year now . . . and after my first weekend experience doing the same with the Amish of Northern Indiana.While I…Read More


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My Own "Self Driving" Tour

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

As I mentioned in another entry in this journal, the local CVB has produced a CD tour kit called the "Heritage Trail" which provides an audio accompaniment to aid in your driving experience through the Amish communities of Elkhart & LaGrange Counties. For those…Read More


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The Heritage Trail - an audio driving tour

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

I had heard about the Heritage Trail while researching my trip to Northern Indiana's Amish communities. Much of what you find on the internet speaks to it being "one of the top places to see in your lifetime" by the editors of Life Magazine.…Read More


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LaGrange County Barn Quilt Trail

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

If you've read some of my other travel journals from Wisconsin, you might know that I have become fascinated with the large 8' x 8' painted quilt squares found hanging on rural barns and buildings throughout Monroe County and other communities that have been organized…Read More


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Guided Wagon Tour

Written by MilwVon on 20 Apr, 2013

This is the other guided tour available during a visit to Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort. The 30 minute tour takes visitors on a circle loop around the property, passing by a number of historic Amish buildings that have been brought here…Read More


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Amish Acres' Farm Tour

Written by MilwVon on 20 Apr, 2013

The Farm Tour is a 45 minute guided walking tour of Stahly--Nissley--Kuhns Farm that dates back to 1873 and the original family that settled here. Since that time, the original farm has had several additions to include extra rooms added to the main house,…Read More


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Shopping, the #1 Activity in Nashville.

Written by two cruisers on 28 Oct, 2012

Brown County was formed from the aborted pioneer agriculture efforts of four different counties. The clear cut hills soon erroded and starvation ensued. Once the true beauty of the area was restored, artists flocked to the region where they could buy land cheap and had…Read More


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Antique Shopping in Brown County

Written by two cruisers on 27 Oct, 2012

Always check the brochure rack in your hotel lobby. In amongst the waterpark, miniture golf and biggest ball of twine suggestions you may find something unique. This trip we found a lovely art gallery and a brochure titled "Antique Locator Nashville Indiana."In brief the art…Read More


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Visit a Town Where It Is Christmas All Year Round

Written by RoBoNC on 10 Dec, 2009

Everyone knows the North Pole as being the home of Santa Claus. The North Pole conjures up images of a magical wonderland covered in snow while elves work nonstop throughout the year for that one special day, Christmas. Although most places only celebrate…Read More


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A quick look at Nashville, Indiana

Written by mfolk on 24 Nov, 2004

Nashville Indiana is a quaint village on the northern edge of the Brown County State Park. The park is the largest in Indiana and is sometimes referred to as "the little Smokey Mountains." There is a lot of up and down on the…Read More


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