Indiana is a state in the Midwestern United States, in the Great Lakes region. It is the 38th largest and 16th most populous state in the USA. It was also the 19th state to join the United States in 1816. Indiana borders Michigan to the north, Illinois to the west, Ohio to the east and Kentucky to the south.
Things To Do In Indiana
Indiana is a typical midwest tourist destination. It abounds in museums, monuments, and culture. Once a visitor steps into Indiana, he will be awed by the amount of sightseeing that there is to do. Apart from the bustling cities, the farmlands are also a treat to experience.
Up north, you can find the notorious South Bend and Fort Wayne. Besides it, to the west is Lake Michigan. The defining feature of the state, which are the Indiana Dunes, are there. The central part of the state is a busy hub, popular with students.
In the central part is the Nine–County region, an energetic place in the state. The vibrant nightlife, funky shopping centers, and elegant dining options take Indianapolis to another level. Away from the noisy crowds, you can head to the quiet farmlands. The Southern region holds Indiana University.
Indianapolis is located in the heart of the state; it is the capital. South Bend, Bloomington, Evansville Muncie, Terre Haute West Lafayette are university towns. Lincoln Boyhood National Monument, John Mellencamp’s Mansion and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park are historic spots you must visit. Also, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Brown County state park and Turkey Run State Park are natural destinations worth a visit. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has breathtaking scenery.
If you are here in April, attend the Thunder Over Louisville, a fireworks festival. Fairs are a quintessential part of the state’s culture. During August, the Indiana State Fair takes place. It displays colorful handicrafts and delicious food. There’s plenty of cultural events to entertain you, too.
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