12 Great Day Trips

1. Angel Mounds: Evansville: Discover the metropolis of an ancient Mississippian Native American culture at this 600-acre site.

2.  Corydon Capitol: Corydon: Explore Indiana’s first state capital and see how the Hoosier state was organized.

3. Culbertson Mansion: New Albany: Admire this masterpiece of Victorian artistry nestled on the Ohio River and discover its part in Indiana history.

4. Gene Stratton-Porter: Rome City: Visit the cabin at Wildflower Woods to discover the inspiration for author Gen Stratton-Porter’s work.

5. Historic New Harmony: New Harmony: New Harmony was first a spiritual sanctuary that later became a haven for international scientists, scholars and educators who sought equality in communal living.

6. Indiana State Museum: Indianapolis: Visit Indiana’s center for science and culture and explore three floors of history, science, and art.

7. Lanier Mansion: Madison: This Greek Revival home on the Ohio River is the site of a heroic story and superb architecture.

8. Levi Coffin: Fountain City: Nearly 2,000 slaves passed through this Underground Railroad depot on their journeys to freedom.

9. Limberlost: Geneva: The land of the Limberlost is where author Gene Stratton-Porter studied the natural wonders at her doorstep.

10. T.C. Steele: Nashville: Discover the Brown County home of Indiana artist T.C. Steele, where nature’s beauty meets artist’s canvas.

11. Vincennes: Vincennes: Explore where cultures clashed and blended to form the Indiana Territorial frontier long before statehood.

12. Whitewater Canal: Metamora: Travel back in time to when water wheels and canal boats were the latest technologies.

For more information visit indianamuseum.org.