This page features Indiana family vacation ideas including things to do with kids, and family-friendly hotels with seasonal vacation packages. Best places for family vacation fun: Conner Prairie Living History Experience, dunes along the lakeshore, and Children’s Museum in Indianapolis. Follow the North Star at Conner Prairie; visit a dairy farm and navigate a corn maze; take a hayride or a sleigh ride. Experience living history or attend a music festival. Enjoy family camping, fishing, cross-country skiing, snow mobiling, and stargazing.
Smithsonian museums in Washington DC offer families worlds of wonder with awesome artifacts and interactive activities – all for free. But if DC is not in your backyard then who cares? Great news! Each year Smithsonian affiliates celebrate with a free admission day.
Looking to lighten up and laugh a little more? Want to camp out and share s’mores or play laser tag with your kids or better yet introduce your family to Yogi Bear?
Looking for an easy way to slowdown, disconnect and unplug? Consider a family farmstay holiday. Escape to rural America with your kids and enjoy your own free range family fun.
The prairie night experience gives new meaning to the words “get real”. Follow the North Star is an innovative simulation of the Underground Railroad and it provides an interactive way for parents or grandparents to share a bit of living history with their teens.
Within an hour of Chicago discoveries are waiting for families with a desire to getaway. Comb the shores of Lake Michigan; ride in a hay wagon to a pumpkin patch, hike, bike or slide in the snow. Count nesting herons or go to a star party. Ride a pony or pet a llama. The fun stuff is waiting.
The fun stuff is waiting within an hour of Chicago. Northern Indiana is a comfortable, friendly spot with miles of sand dunes with sandy beaches, college football, farm markets, luscious ice cream, bakeries and living history experiences waiting to be enjoyed.
There are dozens of innovative ways enjoy time with your kids during the holiday season from Santa’s big arrival and a Seussified Christmas Carol to skating in socks and zipping down the two-story Yule Slide.
Looking for a day new family adventure with a “wow” factor? To celebrate Indiana’s aviation heritage, Conner Prairie will showcase an exhibit commemorating a pioneering event in aviation history, offering visitors of all ages a hands-on learning adventure.
Two fundamentals of recreation have come together as nationwide bike rental network RentaBikeNow.com joins forces with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which drives the conversion of former railroad lines into recreational paths.
Sharing the fun and creating new family traditions is easy during the holiday season in Indianapolis. Just find the big tree and the rest is easy.
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Explore the best of "Indy" from the newly transformed Hyatt Regency Indianapolis downtown. The modern amenities of our contemporary hotel blend effortlessly with classic design elements, creating a modern oasis in the heart of one of the Midwest’s most exciting cities.
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Indiana
One South Capitol Avenue Indianapolis Indiana 46204
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You’ve never camped like this before! From resort-style amenities to theme weekends, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks are a great family vacation destination. Don’t consider yourself a camper? No problem, we offer rustic cabins or deluxe cabins in addition to tent and RV campsites. And at Jellystone Park campgrounds, we’ve been entertaining families for over 40 years. Sure we have traditional favorites like campfires & s’mores, but with Yogi Bear there is so much more!
Great location close to world-class universities an family adventures.
The luxurious Inn at Saint Mary’s Hotel in South Bend, Indiana lies just a stone’s throw away from a diverse collection of world-class universities and corporations. Inn at St Marys, 53993 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend, IN 46637. Phone: 574 232 4000 or www.innatsaintmarys.com. [Read Less]
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Stay on a farm and wake to the sounds of rural life. Participation in chores is rarely required however an extra hand is always welcome. Some farms offer classes in cheese making, spinning, gardening, and cooking. While others provide the chance for families to feed a bottle to a lamb; curry a horse; gather eggs or view the stars without city lights dimming their glow. Browse our farm stay directory for the perfect family vacation on a farm near you. [Read Less]