Merrillville trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +
Trip Planner USA  /  Indiana  /  Merrillville


Gift & Specialty Shops · Theaters · Deserts
Merrillville is a town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana. The population was 35,246 at the 2010 census. Merrillville is located in the east-central portion of Lake County, in the Chicago metropolitan area. On January 1, 2015, Merrillville became the most populated town in Indiana, as Fishers in Hamilton County was converted from a town to a city.GeographyMerrillville is located at.According to the 2010 census, Merrillville has a total area of 33.26sqmi, of which 33.22sqmi (or 99.88%) is land and 0.04sqmi (or 0.12%) is water.The town is centered on the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and Interstate 65.The Lincoln Highway runs through Merrillville. The original alignment of Lincoln Highway is known as 73rd Avenue (also called Old Lincoln Highway) in Merrillville, while the current Lincoln Highway (US 30) is known as 81st Avenue. State Road 53 (Broadway) and State Road 55 (Taft Street) traverse the town from north to south.The asymmetric shape of Merrillville results in numerous boundaries with other municipalities. Merrillville is bordered by Gary and unincorporated Calumet Township, Lake County, to the north; Hobart to the northeast; Union Township, Porter County, to the east; Winfield and Crown Point to the south; Schererville to the west; and Griffith to the northwest.
Use our world travel planner: Merrillville and all its delights await.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Merrillville

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Merrillville

Gift & Specialty Shop
Albanese Candy Factory
Duration: 2 hours
Chicagoland Popcorn
Duration: 2 hours
Shopping Mall
Southlake Mall
Duration: 2h 30 min
Children’s Museum
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Merrillville

State Park
Indiana Dunes State Park Chesterton
Duration: 2 hours
Basilica of the Sacred Heart South Bend
Duration: 2 hours
Horseshoe Hammond Hammond
Duration: 2 hours
Silver Beach County Park Saint Joseph
Duration: 2 hours

Places to visit with Merrillville

Indianapolis Trip planner BEST FOR: Room Escape Game, Specialty Museum, Children’s Museum Evansville Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Casino, Zoo Hammond Trip planner BEST FOR: Casino, Biking Trail, Wildlife Area South Bend Trip planner BEST FOR: University / School, History Museum, Church Shelbyville Trip planner BEST FOR: Casino