60 days in Indiana Itinerary

60 days in Indiana Itinerary

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60 days in Indiana Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  32​h
South Bend
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hammond
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
Waveland
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
Lincoln City
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Madison
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Nashville
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Indianapolis
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Fort Wayne
— 5 nights
Fly:  32​h
Kolkata (Calcutta)

8
days
South Bend

The city of South Bend is the county seat of St. Bring the kids along to Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park and Potawatomi Zoo. Change things up with these side-trips from South Bend: LaPorte (Garwood Orchards & La Porte County Historical Society), Amish Acres (in Nappanee) and Wellfield Botanic Gardens (in Elkhart). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, play a few rounds at Warren Golf Course, buy something for everyone on your list at University Park Mall, and explore and take pictures at Notre Dame Stadium.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read South Bend holiday planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to South Bend is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, expect nights in South Bend to be much colder, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Hammond.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Elkhart, LaPorte, Shipshewana, University Park Mall, Amish Acres
Highlights from your plan
Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park
Potato Creek State Park
Potawatomi Zoo

8
days
Hammond

Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. Family-friendly places like Fair Oaks Farms and Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area will thrill your kids. Explore Hammond's surroundings by going to Washington Park Zoo (in Michigan City), Valparaiso (Chapel of the Resurrection & The Course at Aberdeen) and Chesterton (Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy Preserve & Indiana Dunes State Park). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, relax in the rural setting at County Line Orchard, enjoy some diversion at Zig-E's Funland, and let little ones run wild at Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hammond vacation planner.

You can drive from South Bend to Hammond in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from South Bend to Hammond due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Waveland.

Things to do in Hammond

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Valparaiso, Fair Oaks, Gary, Chesterton, County Line Orchard
Highlights from your plan
Washington Park Zoo
Fair Oaks Farms
Gary Southshore Railcats

7
days
Waveland

Waveland is a town in Brown Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. Family-friendly places like Turkey Run State Park and Lilly Nature Center will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waveland: Exotic Feline Rescue Center (in Centerpoint), Columbian Park Zoo (in Lafayette) and West Lafayette (The John and Catherine Christian House-SAMARA, Purdue University, & more). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Shades State Park, see the interesting displays at Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center, stroll through Prophetstown State Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Waveland vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Hammond to Waveland in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Waveland, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Waveland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

West Lafayette, Crawfordsville, Terre Haute, Wabash Erie Canal Park, Prophetstown State Park
Highlights from your plan
Turkey Run State Park
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Shades State Park

7
days
Lincoln City

Lincoln City is an unincorporated community in Carter Township, Spencer County in the southwestern part of the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Holiday World & Splashin' Safari and Santa's Candy Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln City: Vincennes (George Rogers Clark National Historical Park & Harrison Mansion), O'Bannon Woods State Park (in Corydon) and Winzerwald Winery (in Bristow). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The adventure continues: try to win big at French Lick Casino, look for gifts at Santa Claus Christmas Store, cool off at Big Splash Adventure, and get your game on at Frosty's Fun Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Waveland to Lincoln City in 3 hours. October in Lincoln City sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Madison.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Santa Claus, Vincennes, French Lick, St. Joseph's Church, Winzerwald Winery
Highlights from your plan
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
O'Bannon Woods State Park
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

7
days
Madison

Madison is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madison: The Ridge Winery (in Vevay), Hillforest House Museum (in Aurora) and Zipline (in Rising Sun). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Lanier Mansion State Historic Site, sample the fine beverages at Huber's Orchard & Winery, try to win big at Casino at Belterra Casino Resort, and play a few rounds at Fuzzy Zoeller's Covered Bridge Golf Club.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Madison vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Madison in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Madison can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Madison

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Brookville, Huber's Orchard & Winery, Stream Cliff Herb Farm and Winery, Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino, Fuzzy Zoeller's Covered Bridge Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Casino at Belterra Casino Resort
Clifty Falls State Park

7
days
Nashville

Nashville is a town in Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. Family-friendly places like The Commons and WonderLab will thrill your kids. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge (in Seymour), Bloomington (Oliver Winery, Indiana University Bookstore, & more) and McCormick's Creek State Park (in Spencer). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of T.C. Steele State Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brown County State Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Exit 76 Antique Mall.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madison to Nashville takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from Madison in October, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bloomington, Mitchell, Columbus, Bluespring Caverns, Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Spring Mill State Park
McCormick's Creek State Park
The Commons

8
days
Indianapolis

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kids will enjoy The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Holliday Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Indianapolis: Conner Prairie Interactive History Park (in Fishers), Indiana Grand Racing & Casino (in Shelbyville) and Grand Park (in Westfield). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Indianapolis Zoo, admire all the interesting features of Victory Field, examine the collection at Eiteljorg Museum, and don't miss a visit to 9 on Canal.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis trip generator.

Drive from Nashville to Indianapolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in November, with highs in Indianapolis at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Cardinal Greenway, Grand Park, Mounds State Park, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Zoo
Lucas Oil Stadium

5
days
Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Attractions like Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and Pokagon State Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Wayne: Ouabache State Park (in Bluffton), Limberlost State Historic Site (in Geneva) and Albion (Black Pine Animal Sanctuary & Chain O'Lakes State Park). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Store, admire the natural beauty at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, explore and take pictures at Parkview Field, and browse the collection at Allen County Public Library.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fort Wayne trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Fort Wayne sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Albion, Pokagon State Park, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Store, Ouabache State Park, Limberlost State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Pokagon State Park

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