Source: Indys Child Parenting Magazine

More One-Tank-Getaway Picks

May 01, 2011

Bluespring Caverns

o Bedford, IN


o Take hour long guided tours into the caves or a mile nature trail and gemstone experience.

Indiana Dunes

o Porter, IN


o 15 miles of beaches right along Indianas 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.

Marengo Cave

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.

Morgan's Canoe

o Brookville, IN


o Canoe, kayak, raft, camp and more along the White River.

Limestone Country

o Lawrence County, IN


o Known as the 'limestone capital of the world', Lawrence County has many attractions, dining, shopping and recreational activities available.