16 days in Indiana Itinerary

16 days in Indiana Itinerary

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16 days in Indiana Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Indianapolis
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Santa Claus
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
4
Hammond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
South Bend
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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.
Explore Indianapolis' surroundings by going to Indiana Grand Racing & Casino (in Shelbyville) and Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino (in Anderson). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, look for gifts at Rocket Fizz, and contemplate the long history of Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis trip planning website .

Mumbai, India to Indianapolis is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Mumbai to Indianapolis. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect Indianapolis to be colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Nashville is a town in Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Spring Mill State Park (in Mitchell), Exotic Feline Rescue Center (in Centerpoint) and Oliver Winery (in Bloomington). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Indiana University, admire the striking features of Columbus Architecture Tours, admire the majestic nature at Clifty Falls State Park, and contemplate the long history of Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nashville sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Indianapolis to Nashville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Claus.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bloomington, Columbus Architecture Tours, Clifty Falls State Park, Spring Mill State Park, Exotic Feline Rescue Center
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Brown County State Park ©
Brown County State Park
Indiana University ©
Indiana University
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center

3
nights
Santa Claus

Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus is a town in Spencer County, Indiana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Claus: French Lick (French Lick West Baden Museum, French Lick Casino, & more), Evansville (Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Aera, USS LST Ship Memorial, & more) and Marengo Cave (in Marengo). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Immaculate conception, browse the exhibits of Santa Claus Museum, and grab your bike and head to Rivertown Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Santa Claus planning app .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Santa Claus takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Santa Claus, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Hammond.

Things to do in Santa Claus

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Evansville, French Lick, Monastery Immaculate conception, Marengo Cave, Rivertown Trail
Highlights from your plan
Dream Car Museum ©
Dream Car Museum
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari ©
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Marengo Cave ©
Marengo Cave

1
night
Hammond

Hammond ©
Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, then hike along Oak Savannah Trail, and then look for gifts at Albanese Candy Factory.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hammond vacation app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Santa Claus to Hammond in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Claus to Hammond is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Santa Claus in May, with highs in Hammond at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to South Bend.

Things to do in Hammond

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Albanese Candy Factory, Oak Savannah Trail
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Hammond ©
Horseshoe Hammond

4
nights
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Change things up with these side-trips from South Bend: Century of Progress Architectural District (in Beverly Shores), Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (in Auburn) and Fort Wayne (Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, & more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, take an in-depth tour of Studebaker National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Shiojiri Niwa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read South Bend visit planner .

Traveling by car from Hammond to South Bend takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hammond to South Bend due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Wayne, Indiana Dunes State Park, Century of Progress Architectural District, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Shiojiri Niwa
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo ©
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

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