3 days in Indiana Itinerary

3 days in Indiana Itinerary

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3 days in Indiana Itinerary

Start: Chicago
train:  1​h 30​min
1
South Bend
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Indianapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, then take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the South Bend online tour itinerary planner .

Chicago to South Bend is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to South Bend is 1 hour. In October in South Bend, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in South Bend

Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes ©
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Arbuckle Acres Park. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Lucas Oil Stadium, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Indianapolis Zoo, and then try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from South Bend to Indianapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Arbuckle Acres Park
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino ©
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

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