23 days in Indiana Itinerary

23 days in Indiana Itinerary

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23 days in Indiana Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Indianapolis
— 4 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Evansville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Marshall
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Hammond
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
South Bend
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Fort Wayne
— 4 nights
End: Fort Wayne

4
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). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, have fun at Lucas Oil Stadium, make a trip to Central Canal, and appreciate the history behind Monument Circle.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Indianapolis online trip itinerary maker .

Fort Wayne to Indianapolis is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Museums Parks

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Marengo Cave (in Marengo), French Lick Casino (in French Lick) and Clifty Falls State Park (in Madison). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, gain insight at Indiana University, stop by Nashville, and walk around Brown County State Park.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Indianapolis to Nashville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Evansville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor and Museum, Marengo Cave, Clifty Falls State Park, Indiana University, French Lick Casino
Highlights from your plan
Brown County State Park ©
Brown County State Park
Indiana University ©
Indiana University
Marengo Cave ©
Marengo Cave

4
nights
Evansville

Evansville ©
Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Evansville: Santa Claus (Holiday World & Splashin' Safari & Santa's Candy Castle), Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial (in Lincoln City) and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (in Vincennes). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Dream Car Museum, brush up on your military savvy at USS LST Ship Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Aera, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Immaculate conception.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Evansville trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Evansville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in August, Evansville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marshall.

Things to do in Evansville

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Claus, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Monastery Immaculate conception, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Dream Car Museum ©
Dream Car Museum
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari ©
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
USS LST Ship Memorial ©
USS LST Ship Memorial

1
night
Marshall

Marshall ©
Marshall is a town in Washington Township, Parke County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Ernie Pyle World War II Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Shades State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Turkey Run State Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marshall road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Evansville to Marshall takes 3 hours. Traveling from Evansville in August, Marshall is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hammond.

Things to do in Marshall

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shades State Park, Ernie Pyle World War II Museum
Highlights from your plan
Turkey Run State Park ©
Turkey Run State Park
Shades State Park ©
Shades State Park

2
nights
Hammond

Hammond ©
Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for gifts at Albanese Candy Factory, then admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, then stroll around Washington Park Zoo, and then appreciate the history behind Community Veterans Memorial.

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Drive from Marshall to Hammond in 3 hours. August in Hammond sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to South Bend.

Things to do in Hammond

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Indiana Dunes National Park, Washington Park Zoo, Community Veterans Memorial, Indiana Dunes State Park, Albanese Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Horseshoe Hammond ©
Horseshoe Hammond
Indiana Dunes National Park ©
Indiana Dunes National Park

4
nights
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Bend: Shipshewana (Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park & Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center), Fair Oaks Farms (in Fair Oaks) and Elkhart (Wellfield Botanic Gardens & RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart, walk around Shiojiri Niwa, go for a walk through River Lights Plaza, and get engrossed in the history at Studebaker National Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our South Bend day trip site .

Drive from Hammond to South Bend in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hammond to South Bend is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in South Bend can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Monticello, Shipshewana, Elkhart, Shiojiri Niwa, Fair Oaks Farms
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame
Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park ©
Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park

4
nights
Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne ©
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (in Auburn), Black Pine Animal Sanctuary (in Albion) and Pokagon State Park (in Angola). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, test your team's savvy at Room to Escape, don't miss a visit to Brookside Mansion, and get engrossed in the history at Cathedral Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Wayne road trip tool .

Traveling by car from South Bend to Fort Wayne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Fort Wayne sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Peru, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Pokagon State Park, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo ©
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Allen County Public Library ©
Allen County Public Library

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