Discover some of Indiana’s treasures with your group. From dunes to bridges to wineries, these are just a few of the things that make Indiana unique.
Artesian coffee and craft brews await visitors to Indiana’s South Central region. Home to many of the state’s art studios, this area is perfect for groups who want a hands-on experience or wish to bring a piece of Indiana back home. Classes in floral arranging, silk scarf painting and jewelry making can all be found in the area’s charming towns, and local culinary specialties are served at the Dearborn Country Club and Great Crescent Brewery.
Interested in Hoosier history? Eastern Indiana’s countless museums and antique stores ensure your group can spend days learning about the people and innovations of the state’s 200 years. Car aficionados and hobbyists will find plenty to explore at the Model T Ford Museum and National Model Aviation Museum, and the Wayne County Historical Museum covers early pioneer life to the Industrial Revolution. Group members who want to take a piece of Hoosier history with them can bargain for the best price in the region’s Antique Alley.
Indiana’s cosmopolitan capital is unbeatable for groups interested in art, sports and fine dining. From the famous basketball jerseys in the NCAA Hall of Champions to the vrooms of racecars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Central region is filled with sights and sounds sure to thrill your tour group. Those less interested in an adrenaline rush can browse through the city’s boutiques or tour president Benjamin Harrison’s north side mansion.
The Northern Indiana landscape is one of the most varied in the Midwest. The geography includes sand dune coasts, tranquil forests, agricultural plains and glacier lakes, and the activities found here are just as diverse. Visitors to this region can step back into the 19th century in one of the world’s largest Amish communities, walk through the European-influenced Notre Dame University campus and learn about Indiana’s thriving industrial corridor in several museums.
A tour of Western Indiana is sure to include numerous selfie stops, as this region is bursting with scenic sites perfect for a group photo. The public sculptures of Terre Haute, covered bridges of Parke County and birthplace of famed journalist Ernie Pyle are all sites for a perfect portrait, and the region’s various arts districts are great ways to meet local craftspeople.
Boasting old growth forests and stunning views of the Ohio River Valley, the rolling hills of Southern Indiana remain largely the same as when Abraham Lincoln spent his childhood in Southern Indiana. In addition to seeing a replica of Honest Abe’s famous log cabin, visitors to the region can tour natural wonders such as the Binkley Cave System and Lincoln State Park. Groups should also be sure to journey through the regions many wineries and orchards, many of which offer tastings and field tours for visitors to taste fresh Hoosier produce.
Historic buildings, expansive museums and friendly Hoosier artists welcome groups to Indiana.