Scenic Driving Indiana  by Douglas Wissing

Scenic Driving Indiana Guide Book

by Douglas Wissing (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Indiana  by Douglas Wissing
Discover Indiana's scenic byways and historical highways on 28 intriguing drives. From the windswept dunes of Lake Michigan's shoreline to the historic banks of the Wabash and Ohio Rivers, the Hoosier State abounds with extraordinary scenery, enveloping history, and exciting expressions of living Indiana culture. This guide contains comprehensive route descriptions as well as travel information on camping, local services, best seasons, historic sites, parks and preserves. Detailed maps and photos accompany each chapter and a special 8-page section with stunning color photos is included.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Indiana" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 28.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 28.

The 80-mile loop courses through the southern Indiana hills from Bedford through Shoals, West Baden, Paoli, and back to Bedford. Special attractions: Spring Mill State Park, Blue Springs Caverns, Paol ...
French Lick, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 80
The drive is through the rugged hills of eastern Greene County on back roads, some of which are gravel, through hill villages to a remarkable 1906 viaduct that leaps across the Richland Valley. Spec ...
Hendricksville, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 80
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The 35-mile drive covers the route of history that encompasses Indian battles and early commercial centers as well as vintage resort areas. Special attractions: In Lafayette and Tippecanoe County: Pur ...
Delphi, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 35
The 49-mile drive is through the dramatic hills and valleys of Brown County, nationally known for its scenery and artist colony. Brown County is as much an idea as a place, an icon of bygone days that ...
Columbus, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 49
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The 60-mile drive is through the rumpled hills of Monroe, Brown, and Bartholomew Counties between the culturally diverse college town of Bloomington and the architectural wonder of Columbus. Special ...
Nashville, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 60
The 25-mile drive covers the lakeshore from Gary to Michigan City. Special attractions: Steel industrial complexes, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education ...
Miller, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 25
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The 65-mile tour loops through the region of some of Indiana’s earliest regions of settlement in the valleys of the state’s swiftest and steepest stream. Special attractions: In Brookville: historic a ...
Metamora, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
The 65-mile drive follows the path of the fabled river and the nineteenth-century Wabash and Erie Canal, from the gritty industrial town of Terre Haute through the northern Italian coal mining town of ...
Newport, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
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A 68-mile drive along the Ohio River shore through a series of nineteenth-century towns that are a national treasury of architectural styles and small town life. The route follows the nationally celeb ...
Rising Sun, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 68
The 138-mile loop courses through Perry and Crawford Counties’ charming Ohio River towns and hamlets and then up through the Hoosier National Forest and the Crawford Upland, a region of forests, caves ...
Tell City, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 138
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This 55-mile drive explores the northern Indiana heartland of the Old Order Amish, beginning in Nappanee and running through Amish farmland to Bonneyville Mill. Special attractions: Amish Farms, Ami ...
Middlebury, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55
The drive proceeds from Warsaw past Tippecanoe Lake and winds around Lake Wawasee. Special attractions: Tippecanoe Lake, Lake Wawasee, and Lake Webster. This eTrail is a complete description of a scen ...
North Webster, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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The 35-mile drive loops from Plymouth around Lake Maxinhuckee and back to Plymouth. Special attractions: Twin Lakes, Chief Menimonee Monument, Lake Maxinhuckee, Culver Military Academy, and Potawatomi ...
Plymouth, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 35
A 48-mile drive through the heart of Indiana’s Old Country, where small towns and farmland still retain the flavor of the Fatherland. The region has maintained its traditional appeal due to the strong ...
Saint Meinrad, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 48
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The 55-mile drive explores Hamilton County from the pioneer past to the rustic farm towns to the upscale neighborhoods near Geist Reservoir. Special attractions: In Fishers: Conner Prairie Living Hist ...
Noblesville, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55
The 50-mile drive loops through the rural beauty of Parke County, home of the largest collection of covered bridges in the nation. Located on the edge of the last great glacier advance, the county is ...
Rockville, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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The 68-mile route crosses the drained bed of the Great Kankakee Swamp through some of the nation’s most productive farmland. State Fish and Wildlife Areas strung along the Kankakee River like beads on ...
Rensselaer, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 68
The 112-mile drive follows the path of Indiana’s first highway, the old Buffalo Trace blazed by the vast buffalo herds as they migrated from the prairies of Illinois to the salt licks of Kentucky. The ...
Paoli, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 112
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The 68-mile route traverses several areas of Amish settlement from Montgomery in Daviess County through the Amish farms of Orange County and Washington County. Special attractions: Gasthof Amish Res ...
Shoals, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 68
The 38-mile tour runs from Thorntown en route to Shades and then down to Turkey Run, paralleling Sugar Creek. Special attractions: Crawfordsville, Shades and Turkey Run State Parks. Location: West ...
Thorntown, IN - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 38
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