Indy on a Budget
More One-Tank-Getaway Picks
May 01, 2011Bluespring Caverns
o Bedford, IN
o Take hour long guided tours into the caves or a ½ mile nature trail and gemstone experience.
o Porter, IN
o 15 miles of beaches right along Indiana's border of Lake Michigan. Includes 128-foot high dunes.
Turkey Run State Park
o Marshall, IN
o Camping site with many different hiking trails ranging in difficulty. Rent canoes or go horseback riding.
Amish Acres Historic Farm
o Nappanee, IN
o Spend the day living as an Amish person and take a horse & buggy ride, enjoy an Amish feast, or see a show at the historic Round Barn Theatre.
o Marengo, IN
o Cave exploring, canoeing, and gemstone mining. A unique kids-only cave that is warm and dry and allows kids to experience what it would be like to be a cave explorer.
Deep River Water Park
o Crown Point, IN
o A family-fun water park with many different water slides for all ages and intensity levels.
Hoosier National Forest
o Bedford, IN
o 200,000 acre forest with rolling hills and back country trails. Camping, horseback riding, fishing and biking also available.
o Brookville, IN
o Canoe, kayak, raft, camp and more along the White River.
o Lawrence County, IN
o Known as the 'limestone capital of the world', Lawrence County has many attractions, dining, shopping and recreational activities available.