Intro to Indiana hotels and accommodations
Hotels in Indiana
When you plan a vacation in Indiana you can expect a broad selection of accommodation to choose from, ranging from affordable motels to upscale 5-star establishments. Indianapolis is your best option if seeking a 4- or 5-star hotel, such as Conrad Indianapolis, a luxurious 5-star Indiana hotel that boasts a full-service spa. Cities like Bloomington also have a great choice of lodgings, such as the 4-star upscale B&B Showers Inn, which receives some of the best hotel reviews in Indiana. South Bend is one of the best places to look for cheap hotels in Indiana, making it perfect for those on a budget.
Things to see in Indiana
Bask in the natural beauty of Indiana with a visit to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, which runs alongside the magnificent Lake Michigan. Here you can relax on the sandy beaches, hike through wild dunes, and explore enchanting woods. The city of Indianapolis has much to offer, such as the Indiana War Memorial, a sobering yet beautiful memorial that also houses a fascinating museum. If you’re a fan of motorsports, then you should pay a visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one of the world’s most famous racetracks. Aside from seeing the incredible spectacle of a race here, you can also take a journey through speedway history at the Hall of Fame Museum. Indiana has lots of family-friendly attractions too, such as Holiday World & Splashin' Safari. A combination of amusement park and water park, it has dozens of exhilarating rides to brave, including the world’s longest water coaster—Mammoth.
Where to stay in Indiana
Indianapolis is a great city for finding the best hotel deals in Indiana. And, with so many sights and attractions to choose from, the only problem you’ll encounter is how see it all in the time you have. Fort Wayne is another superb option when choosing a hotel in Indiana. This vibrant city has many historical and cultural sights to enjoy, and also hosts fantastic annual events including Germanfest and Greekfest. For lovers of nature, the town of Bloomington is ideal as it puts you within a stone’s throw of Brown County State Park and Hoosier National Forest.
How to get to Indiana
Indiana lives up to its nickname as the “Crossroads of America” with no fewer than 14 interstates crossing the state, making it ideal for those traveling by car. Some of the key routes include I-90 to Chicago, I-69 to Michigan, and I-65 to Kentucky. There are also I-70 and I-74, which connect Indiana to Ohio and Illinois. Alternatively, you can take a flight to Indianapolis International Airport from most major U.S. cities, including New York and Los Angeles. Amtrak services are also available. The Hoosier State train runs from Chicago to Indianapolis, and the Cardinal travels from New York to Chicago, making 5 stops in Indiana.
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