With summer in full force, we put together a bucket list for anyone that may be traveling through or around Indiana! Check out some of the places below if your are searching for summer fun!
Indiana Dunes National Park
Located on the southern end of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Park offers hiking, biking, and scenic trails. Climb Indiana’s largest dunes or just relax outside. There is also plenty of restaurants and shops located close by.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
The Museum has indoor and outdoor exhibits of a large variety. Check out the life size dinosaurs or race around in go-karts. They offer multiple sport fields outside and fun activities and tours inside. S whether you are looking to take a younger sibling somewhere exciting or just looking for a fun day filled with new experience, the museum can be fun for all ages!
The zoo has a lot of animals and little bit of everything else. Spend the day watching animals roam or check out one of the other attractions. They have children’s rides, guided tours, and even a roller-coaster!
Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort
Here we have many water activities, a boardwalk, and boat and vet ski rentals. The beach is fun for all ages and has been around for a long time. Make sure you check it out!
Did you know that Terre Haute has a huge number of parks? Most of which, are in walking distance or only a short drive from Highland! This month we will take a look at the Top 3 parks in Terre Haute and what each on has to offer.
Fairbanks park is located right next to the Wabash River. It features boat docks, fishing spots, a dog park, kids playground, and multiple trails and pavilions. This is also where the Banks of the Wabash festival is held each year. Within the park you will also find a YMCA and amphitheater. There are always events happening here so make sure to keep an eye out!
Deming park has the largest kid play area in town. Some other features include two fishing lakes, a disc golf course, and the town pool. There is also a concession stand and train you can ride for only a $1.50! There are also nicely wooded areas for hanging hammocks and there are also basketball courts and baseball fields tucked away in the back.
Dobbs is a great place if you like to fish. They offer many fishing docks, trails, and pavilions. They also stock the pond twice during the summer. This is also where the Terre Haute Nature Center is located. Here they provide education classes on wildlife and plant life. They also have a nature viewing area where local animals can be safely watched while eating!