Brown County State Park
Families love Brown County! Located in the rolling hills of southern Indiana, you will find Indiana’s largest state park, a natural wonderland ready and waiting for you. Browse a nature center, hike one of several trails, mountain bike the new 4 mile loop or climb the stairs at the firetower to be rewarded with a fabulous Hesitation Point vista. There is a 12,000 square foot indoor aquatic center at the lodge. Find Discount Hotels near Brown County State Park.
Falls of the Ohio State Park
On the banks of the Ohio River lie 90-million-year-old fossil beds, some of the largest in the world. Visit the park’s fabulous Interpretive Center to learn about archeology and these fossils. You can linger on the Woodland Loop pathway or nosh on a picnic lunch, surrounded by natural beauty. Find Discount Hotels near Falls of the Ohio State Park.
Holiday World and Splashin Safari
This may not be the largest amusement park in the world, but it offers a great assortment of rides, Splashin Safari water park, a cool Santa Claus theme, and free sodas! Four roller coasters, including one which boasts 24.2 seconds of zero-G, and a couple dozen other rides (a variety just for smaller children), will keep the whole family entertained. The lazy Bahari River lets you totally relax, while a pool with 6 foot waves gets body boarders’ adrenaline racing. Don’t miss the Wildebeest, the longest water coaster in the world! To top it off, kids will be thrilled to sit with Santa for storytelling time. Find Discount Hotels near Holiday World.
Adventure Point at Indiana Beach offers tons of fun, including over 30 amusement park rides, some for little tykes. The daily classic water skiing show shouldn’t be missed! Ideal Beach Waterpark boasts a sandy beach, six twisting, turning water slides, a river for tubing and the exciting Big Flush water coaster. You can take a lake sightseeing excursion aboard The Shafer Queen or fly through the trees on a zip-line – each of these is offered at additional cost. You don’t have to be a Hoosier to have fun at this park! Find Discount Hotels near Indiana Beach.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Fifteen miles of Lake Michigan’s sandy beaches, 125 foot tall dunes and historic Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm combine for a great outdoor experience! Enjoying fabulous fall colors along the Calumet Bike Trail and cross-country skiing in winter are two popular activities. Hike Mount Baldy or daydream by the Little Calumet River – it’s all good! Find Discount Hotels near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.