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Kokomo Automotive Museum
Kokomo Automotive Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indiana
Museum in Kokomo, IN USA

Museum includes over 100 antique automobiles, all in chronological order starting with the second car built in America by Kokomo native, Elwood Haynes. Cars represent every decade, and vintage memorabilia are also on display.


Brown Mansion
Brown Mansion Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Museum in Chesterton, IN USA

A 16-room Victorian mansion, built in 1885 as the home of a wealthy area family, has been restored and now holds a living history of the Indiana Dunes and the surrounding area from the Ice Age to the present.

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve
Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Top Attraction!
Concert in Chesterton, IN USA

The landscape of this beautiful 151-acre preserve includes a mix of a restored prairie, creek, wetlands and woodlands, as well as a 5-mile trail system, education programs and a summer concert series

Indiana Dunes State Park
Indiana Dunes State Park Top Attraction!
Scenic in Chesterton, IN USA

Welcome to more than 2,000 acres of beach, marshes, swamps , forests and dunes. Hike to the top of Mount Tom, a sand dune that towers 192 feet above Lake Michigan. Hike diverse and wildlife-rich habitats. You'll also find camping, picnicking, showers, a snack bar, a camp store and in the summer, a gift shop and a swimming beach with lifeguards.

Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Indianapolis, IN USA

Located downtown in White River State Park, the Indianapolis Zoo offers a variety of animal interactions from a dolphin in-water program to a shark touch tank, from racing cheetahs to painting with elephants.


Zao Island
Zao Island Top Attraction!
Golf in Valparaiso, IN USA

It's an adventure for grown-ups and kids alike Two miniature golf course, go-carts, bumper cars, game room, batting cages, a giant slidethere's even an on-site pizzeria if you get hungry or just need a break from the action.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway's Hall of Fame Museum
Indianapolis Motor Speedway's Hall of Fame Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indianapolis, IN
Hall of Fame Museum in Indianapolis, IN USA

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the world's largest spectator sporting facility.

Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis Museum of Art Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indianapolis, IN
Museum in Indianapolis, IN USA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art serves the creative interests of its communities by fostering exploration of art, design, and the natural environment.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indianapolis, IN
Museum in Indianapolis, IN USA

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art Home to one's of the world's largest collection of Western Art, the Eiteljorg is only one of two museums of its kind east of the Mississippi River.


Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Children's Museum of Indianapolis Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indianapolis, IN
Childrens Museum in Indianapolis, IN USA

With 1.3 million visitors annually, 12 permanent galleries and nearly 1 million square feet, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the world’s largest. This five-story playground for kids of all ages features exhibits on science, culture, history and art.

Elwood Haynes Museum
Elwood Haynes Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Indiana
Museum in Kokomo, IN USA

Museum is housed in the former home of Elwood Haynes, the inventor of America's first car in 1894. He also invented stainless steel and the alloy Stellite.

Kokomo Beach Outdoor Waterpark
Kokomo Beach Outdoor Waterpark Top Attraction!
Scenic in Kokomo, IN USA

Kokomo Beach is a 10 acre complex that provides a variety of attractions that appeal to kids of all ages, including water playground, leisure pool, high energy drop slides, tube slide, lazy river, sand playground, and concessions.

Brown County State Park
Brown County State Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Nashville, IN USA

Brown County encompasses nearly 16,000 acres of rugged hills, ridges and fog-shrouded ravines.

Brauer Museum of Art
Brauer Museum of Art Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Museum in Valparaiso, IN USA
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Wander through seven galleries filled with selections from the museum's permanent collection of more than 3,000 paintings, photographs, sculptures and more. The museum owns the largest known collection of works by Junius R. Sloan, a Hudson River School painter who lived and worked in the Midwest, and also owns a fantastic array of world religious art and Midwestern regional art from 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

Memorial Opera House
Memorial Opera House Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Merrillville, IN
Theatre in Valparaiso, IN USA
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At the Memorial Opera House, the performance begins as soon as you enter. The building's old-school charm(like the stained-glass windows) is married to top-notch modern amenities(like a brand-new sound system).

Taltree Arboretum Railway Garden
Taltree Arboretum Railway Garden Top Attraction!
Botanical Garden in Valparaiso, IN USA
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It's a 2.5-acre model railway garden that engages visitors in the amazing story of America's railroad. The railway lines include: Canyon, Mining, Mountain, Prairie, Steam Passenger, Steel Mills and the South Shore Line.There's even a 1920s-style railroad depot with vintage-style benches, panoramic views of the garden and a gift shop.

West Beach
West Beach Top Attraction!
Recreation in Portage, IN USA
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A bathhouse, a huge swatch of sand and a stationed lifeguard make this beach one of the most popular spots for enjoying Lake Michigan. If you are looking for inland fun, strike out from the beach and hike the Dune Succession Trail- it includes a boardwalk and 250 stairs to a spectacular overlook of the lake. The beach also has covered picnic shelters and grills.

Tincaps Baseball
Tincaps Baseball Top Attraction!
Recreation in Ft. Wayne, IN USA

A Fort Wayne TinCaps baseball game is the perfect choice for fun family entertainment from April through September.

Science Central
Science Central Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Ft. Wayne, IN
Science Museum in Ft. Wayne, IN USA

Hands-on science fun! Located in a former power plant -- hence the colorful smokestacks -- Science Central is an exciting mix of learning and fun, with 130 hands-on exhibits, daily science demonstrations and a national touring exhibition.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Top Attraction!
National Park in Lincoln City, IN USA

National Memorial This splendid National Park is the site where Abraham Lincoln grew up. Learn about the lives of Abraham Lincoln and his family, who lived here in a pioneer community from 1816 to 1830.

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Indiana

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Regions

Evansville
Indianapolis
Merrillville
New Castle
Richmond

Best Places to Stay in Indiana


Hampton Inn Goshen
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From $93 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hilton Garden Inn Bloomington
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From $103 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hilton Garden Inn South Bend
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From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Huggy Bear Motel - Warren
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From $50 / night.


Residence Inn Columbus
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From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Indiana


The best time to visit Indiana is in the summer and winter. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 30's and highs in the upper 30's. Winter nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Indiana


Month Low Avg High
January 17.3 25.3 33.3
February 20.8 29.6 38.4
March 30.2 40.0 49.8
April 39.3 50.6 61.8
May 49.8 61.4 72.9
June 59.2 70.5 81.8
July 63.3 74.3 85.3
August 61.4 72.4 83.3
September 53.8 65.4 76.9
October 42.6 53.8 65.0
November 33.4 42.0 50.6
December 23.1 30.6 38.1

Destinations in and around Indiana to Visit



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