Whether you are looking for a new destination to explore, a relaxing hotel with a spa, or a romantic vineyard, there are many great places to visit in Indiana.

Get away to Indianapolis, Bloomington, Fort Wayne, Jasper, Vincennes or South Bend where you can visit excellent museums, historic attractions and unique shops. Or head out to the country in Northern and Southern Indiana for wine tasting, romantic walks and fresh outdoor air.

1. Morris Inn - 2 hours 40 minutes from Indianapolis, Indiana

Morris Inn - 2 hours 40 minutes from Indianapolis, Indiana
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The AAA 4 Diamond Morris Inn, situated on the campus of Notre Dame, is a charming hotel with 132 guest rooms and 18 spacious romantic suites. The Grand Suites and ideal for couples looking for more space and offer 48-inch TVs, one and a half baths and 900 square feet of living space. The inn offers three dining options, including Sorin’s which serves fresh seafood, Rohr’s that serves light fare and Wind Family Fireside Terrace for casual outdoor meals.

Activities include golf on the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, football games at the stadium and performances at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Ask about the Romance Package.

130 Morris Inn, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, Phone: 800-280-7256

2. JW Marriott Indianapolis

JW Marriott Indianapolis
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JW Marriott Indianapolis is a modern hotel with over one thousand guest accommodations, an indoor pool, fitness center and a multi-million dollar Public Art Plaza. Once you are done visiting museums and city attractions, relax in the comfort of your room or suite.

Watch a game at the Lucas Oil Stadium, followed by drinks at High Velocity, a trendy sports bar. Have a romantic dinner at Osteria Pronto which serves mouthwatering Italian cuisine.

10 S West Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, Phone: 317-860-5800

3. New Harmony Inn Resort & Conference Center - 2 hours 50 minutes

New Harmony Inn Resort & Conference Center - 2 hours 50 minutes
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The 90-room New Harmony Inn Resort & Conference Center has an old-world feel and a choice of 18 romantic rooms with a fireplace. Request one of the rooms with a scenic patio overlooking the lake. For even more space and privacy, ask for one of the three guest houses with private gardens.

Facilities include a heated pool, sauna, fitness center and tennis. There are beautiful nature trails along the river, bike rentals, boutiques, art galleries and historic buildings. More info

504 North St. PO Box 581, New Harmony, Indiana 47631, Phone: 800-782-8605

4. Charley Creek Inn - 1 hour 40 minute Getaway from Indianapolis, Indiana

Charley Creek Inn - 1 hour 40 minute Getaway from Indianapolis, Indiana
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Located in Wabash, Charley Creek Inn is a restored 30-room inn with 20-century décor, and contemporary amenities. Guest rooms and suites feature custom bedding, Wi-Fi, and spacious bathrooms. Inside, you will find décor inspired by the Regency, Victorian, and French periods. The Wine & Cheese Shoppe is a favorite spot for tasting delicious wines and unique cheeses.

For those with a sweet tooth, The Ice Cream & Candy Shoppe offers many delicious eats. Have a romantic dinner at the end of the day at Twenty which serves a diverse menu.

111 West Market St, Wabash, Indiana 46992, Phone: 260-563-0111

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5. French Lick Springs Hotel

French Lick Springs Hotel
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Enjoy excellent service and views in this classic American hotel. Recipient of a AAA Four-Diamond award, the French Lick Springs Hotel is the perfect home base for a relaxing getaway vacation or cheerful celebration. Guests will marvel at the surrounding Hoosier National Forest while enjoying the upscale modern amenities in any of the 443 guest rooms and suites. Guests will also have a lot to do nearby including taking a swing at the golf course, unwinding at the spa, taking a hike through the different trails, and much more. The hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center as well as heated indoor/outdoor pools and a hot tub. Finally, you can enjoy a casual meal or celebrate a special occasion with their casual and fine dining options.

8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432, Phone: 888-936-9360

6. The Joseph Decuis Farmstead Inn, Indiana - 2 hours

The Joseph Decuis Farmstead Inn, Indiana - 2 hours
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Located about two hours from Indianapolis, The Joseph Decuis Farmstead Inn has six guest rooms while the Inn at Joseph Decuis offers four guest rooms with period décor. Breakfast incorporating fresh local items is served at the Farmstead Inn.

If you want more dining choices, there are several great options nearby. Activities in the surrounding area include golf, museums and shopping.

6756 E. 900 South, Columbia City, Indiana 46725, Phone: 260-672-1715

7. Serenity Springs, a Couples' Getaway in Indiana - 3 hours

Serenity Springs, a Couples' Getaway in Indiana - 3 hours
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Check into one of the 36 romantic cabins at Serenity Springs, a beautiful 85-acre property with a lake, biking and cross-country skiing trails. Guest cabins are decorated in rustic style and feature romantic fireplaces, sunken whirlpool tubs and flat screen TVs.

In the afternoon, relax on the private deck with a firepit and reconnect in a country setting. Michigan City is a short drive away, offering outlet shopping, wineries, breweries and restaurants.

5888 U.S. 35, La Porte, Indiana 46350, Phone: 219-861-0000

8. Cornerstone Inn - 1 hour 10 minutes

Cornerstone Inn - 1 hour 10 minutes
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Located in downtown Nashville, IN, Cornerstone Inn offers 39 guest rooms, a new log cabin and a historic home. Relax with refreshments in the common area, have some tea, pastries and popcorn.

Head to the dining room in the morning for a full hot breakfast, fresh fruit and homemade granola. Nearby, you will find fun shops, art galleries and a choice of restaurants.

54 E. Franklin Street, Nashville, Indiana 47448, Phone: 812-988-0300

9. The Story Inn - 1 hour 10 minutes

The Story Inn - 1 hour 10 minutes
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The 18-room Story Inn is located in a quaint village in Southern Indiana which offers beautiful fall foliage displays, covered bridges and romantic ambiance. In addition to the 18 rooms, the inn has private cottages with hot tubs which make a weekend getaway here extra relaxing. None of the accommodations have TVs, phones or clocks, providing guests with a rustic hideaway from the stress of modern life.

The Story Still Tavern serves dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients.

6404 South State Rd. 135, Nashville, Indiana 47408, Phone: 812-988-2273

10. Affordable The Oliver Inn for Couples - 2 hours 40 minutes

Affordable The Oliver Inn for Couples - 2 hours 40 minutes
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Located in South Bend, Indiana the Oliver Inn is a small Victorian-style getaway with nine rooms and suites. Couples should request one of the rooms with a double whirlpool tub and a fireplace for added romance when planning their weekend getaway from Indianapolis. Gourmet breakfast is served in the morning at the inn, or you can take a walk to one of the restaurants nearby.

Vacation activities in the area include museums, art galleries, golf and walking trails. If you are looking for affordable weekend getaways from Indianapolis, this charming inn is a great option.

630 W. Washington St., South Bend, Indiana 46601, Phone: 574-232-4545

11. The Iron Gate Inn - 2 hours

The Iron Gate Inn - 2 hours
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The Iron Gate Inn offers three guest rooms with private bathrooms in a converted 1840 Federal home with a garden, comfortable sitting areas and a dining room where breakfast is served in the morning. Nearby, guests will find several restaurants, wineries and cafes.

Downtown Madison is home to unique shops, museums, art galleries and outdoor activities. Rooms are quite affordable.

708 East Main Street, Madison, Indiana 47250, Phone: 812-273-8959

If you are looking for spa getaways in Indiana, try the French Lick Resort where you will have access to two relaxing spas as well as scenic golf.

12. West Baden Springs Hotel

West Baden Springs Hotel
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Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or to host a special event, the West Baden Spring Hotel can provide you with a truly luxurious experience you’ll never forget. Proudly established over a century ago, the longstanding hotel is an expert in welcoming and pampering guests with its excellent service and modern amenities. Enjoy several complimentary services such as valet, resort-wide shuttle services, and wireless internet. Within the hotel, you’ll find several dining options, a fitness center, as well as an indoor-outdoor pool and hot tub. More attractions and facilities are a quick trolley ride away including the casino, formal gardens, the French Lick Spring hotel, and many more. While you’re there, be sure to visit and take a photo by the hotel’s landmark atrium which stands beautifully at 200 feet tall.

8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432, Phone: 888-936-9360

13. The Nestle Inn

The Nestle Inn
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If you are looking for a place with plenty of charm and personal service in downtown Indianapolis, check into the Nestle Inn which offers six renovated guest rooms. Amenities include flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi and plush robes.

Relax in one of the common areas at the inn, read a book in the library, and enjoy snacks and beverages which are provided by the inn staff.

637 North East Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, Phone: 317-610-5200

14. Market Street Inn Bed And Breakfast

Market Street Inn Bed And Breakfast
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The Market Street Inn in Jeffersonville is a historic building with over 10,000 square feet of space. The building has seven guest rooms, all with private baths. All of the guest baths have whirlpool bathtubs and all rooms include fireplaces and cable TV. The house has plenty of rooms for guests to explore, including a large rooftop party deck, an antique & gift shop, and a large front porch to relax on.

There are also two dining rooms within the bed and breakfast. A three-course breakfast is served in the main dining room. This meal includes items such as coffee or tea, yogurt, bacon, eggs in any style, oatmeal, French toast or pancakes. There are a large number of restaurants within a couple blocks of the inn. For entertainment, guests can also find theaters, museums, golf clubs, and shopping nearby.

330 West Market Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130, Phone: 812-285-1877

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15. The Mary Rose Herb Farm and Retreat - 2 hours 50 minutes

The Mary Rose Herb Farm and Retreat - 2 hours 50 minutes
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Located near St. Meinrad, Indiana, the Mary Rose Herb Farm and Retreat offers two unique yurts with climate control and full-sized beds. There are two Japanese soaking tubs on the property, a Zen garden and a pond.

Grill your own meat and veggies at the outdoor grills and the fire put. The food served at the Mary Rose Herb Farm and Retreat is prepared with fresh local ingredients.=

23112 Cattail Road, Bristow, Indiana 47515, Phone: 812-357-2699

16. Caesars Southern Indiana - 2 hours 20 minutes

Caesars Southern Indiana - 2 hours 20 minutes
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The 503-room Caesars Southern Indiana features a full-service spa, pool, fitness center and a hot tub. The four-deck riverboat hotel has a casino, boutique shops and seven restaurants. Nearby attractions include the Kentucky Derby Museum, the Kentucky Science Center and Churchill Downs. If you are planning a weekend trip with kids, this unique hotel offers plenty to do to keep them busy.

11999 Casino Center Drive, Elizabeth, Indiana 47117, Phone: 866-676-7463

17. IN Getaways: Oakwood Resort

IN Getaways: Oakwood Resort
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Rest easy and soak in the magnificent lakeside views at the Oakwood Resort. Established in 1893, this locally-owned hotel stands on 27 acres of land right next to the largest natural lake in Indiana— Lake Wawasee. Guests can breathe in the fresh air while enjoying many activities like hiking trails, a mile-long bike route, lawn games, and water sports. The restaurant and bar, which offers indoor and outdoor dining, has an impressive menu selection along with live entertainment during weekends. Choose from their different rooms and suites, or stay in your own private lake house by renting one of their five lakeside vacation homes.

702 E. Lake View Road, Syracuse, Indiana 46567, Phone: 574-457-7100

18. Pleasant Grove Farms

Pleasant Grove Farms
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Disconnect and immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery of Indiana’s wetlands at Pleasant Grove Farms. Set on a hill overlooking 50 acres of Greene County, guests can admire the state’s largest wetland restoration which is home to an array of wildlife and greenery. A stay in any of the historic farm’s homey rooms or cottages will give you an opportunity to recharge and be at peace with nature. While there, guests can take a walk through their nature trails as they watch from wildlife, and enjoy small lake-side gatherings in the outdoor pavilion which is equipped with several picnic benches and firepit.

2750 S Pleasant Grove Farms, Lyons, Indiana 47443, Phone: 812-512-9007

19. Bottleworks Hotel

Bottleworks Hotel
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History intersects with modern luxury in this refurbished boutique hotel. Making its home in what used to function as a Coca-Cola bottling factory in the 1920’s to 1960’s, the Bottleworks Hotel boasts of a style and architecture which embraces the building’s unique roots. The hotel retained the original exterior and terrazzo floors, and restored the building’s architecture which is reminiscent of the roaring 20’s. The building’s vintage elements tie seamlessly with the hotel’s thoughtful and modern amenities such as spa-like marble bathrooms, upscale event spaces, and plush beddings. Several accommodations are available from their beautifully designed standard rooms to their crowning penthouse suite. During your stay, you’ll be steps away from some of the best foods and drinks Indianapolis has to offer.

850 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, Phone: 317-556-1234

20. Ironworks Hotel Indy

Ironworks Hotel Indy
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Make yourself at home in the multi-award-winning Ironworks Hotel Indy. Designed with contemporary, industrial elements while ensuring the modern amenities that every guest would hope for, a stay here will surely be luxurious and memorable. There are several guest rooms and suites to choose from, all equipped with a Keurig coffee maker, spa-like bathrooms with rainfall showerheads, plush robes to lounge in, free Wi-FI, an in-room safe, and a minibar. All the rooms are a comfortable size as well— starting at 319 square feet in their Traditional Room going up to a whopping 982 square feet in their Founder’s Suite. When you aren’t lounging in your room, you may visit their different hotel amenities including a 24-hour fitness center or dine in the numerous available dining options within and nearby the hotel.

2721 East 86 Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240, Phone: 463-221-2200

21. Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
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Play, dine, and rest in the grand Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Guests will enjoy the massive four-floor casino with more than 50,000 square feet of gaming space. Here you’ll find over 1,700 state-of-the-art slot machines, 72 table games, a designated Baccarat room, and more. When you’re not playing, you can grab a delicious meal from a diverse range of cuisines from sandwiches to seafood. And when you’re ready to call it a night, you’ll rest easy and luxuriously in one of their 288 guest rooms. With several room categories to choose from, including accessible guest rooms, you’re sure to find a room that suits your needs.

777 Ameristar Boulevard, East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Phone: 219-378-3000

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22. Hotel Carmichael, Autograph Collection, Indiana

Hotel Carmichael, Autograph Collection, Indiana
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This beautifully designed boutique hotel is ready to inspire and pamper any guest who walks through its doors. The Hotel Carmichael awes visitors with its wonderful architecture and vintage design while providing quality modern amenities and superior hospitality services. Every room is well equipped with spa-inspired bathrooms, Amazon Echos, BeyondTV streaming capabilities, a minibar, and Nespresso maker. Guests may also enjoy access to the hotel’s fitness center and event spaces, as well as dine in the many delicious restaurants within and around the hotel. Centrally located in the culturally rich city of Carmel, there are many things to see and do nearby such as catching a concert in The Palladium next door.

1 Carmichael Square, Carmel, Indiana 46032, Phone: 317-688-1700

23. Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel
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Recently remodelled, the Blue Gate Garden Inn in Shipshewana offers guests a cozy and unique stay. They offer 155 guest rooms ranging from classic queen rooms for solo or couple travellers to multi-room suites for the entire family. Whichever room you choose, you’ll enjoy thoughtful amenities including a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, and hair dryer. There are loads to do around the hotel as well such as swimming in their pool and hot tub, breaking a sweat in their fitness center, playing games in the arcade, or shooting hoops at their basketball court. For something more relaxing, you can grab a bite at The Ice Creamery and unwind at the outdoor patio equipped with a firepit.

105 E Middlebury Street, Shipshewana, Indiana 46565, Phone: 260-768-4725

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24. South Bend

South Bend
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Home of the highly acclaimed University of Notre Dame and snuggled on the banks of the St. Joseph River, South Bend is a modern city with 150 years of history. Visit the History Museum with a range of exhibits depicting the history of South Bend and the area.

Find out what local and regional artists are doing at the South Bend Museum of Art. As you stroll along the river in downtown South Bend, you can enjoy River Lights, an interactive light show with colorful light displays. Kids will probably equally enjoy a visit to the 400 wild animals at the Potawatomi Zoo and the free samples at the South Bend Chocolate Factory and Museum.

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From Indianapolis To      Driving Time
South Bend2 hours 40 minutes
Evansville2 hours 50 minutes
Wabash1 hour 40 minutes
Madison2 hours
Roanoke2 hours
Michigan City3 hours
Nashville1 hour 10 minutes
Bristow2 hours 50 minutes
Elizabeth2 hours 20 minutes