The Strangest Things to Do in Indiana

The state of Indiana is known for its magnificent museums and beautiful landscapes. In fact, most of the top travel destinations in Indiana are museums and other educational places. It’s also known for being smack dab in the middle of the United States, as emphasized by the state being the home of the Hecks in the comedy series The Middle. However, if you’re searching for weird places, this state also has some peculiar yet amazing tourist attractions. So, what are the strangest things you can do in Indiana?

Explore the Bluespring Caverns – Bedford


The Bluespring Caverns is a majestic underground cave that you can explore via a boat ride or a walking trail. In this cave, you will see astonishing geological formations. You may think that this place is just like other caves. However, this tourist destination is different because of the various unusual creatures living here. With a keen eye, you’ll be able to see rare species inside this cave including the Northern Cavefish.

Witness a Bizarre Natural Phenomenon at Mooresville’s Gravity Hill – Morgan Country

One of the strangest things you can do in Indiana is to witness a bizarre natural phenomenon. To be specific, Moorseville is known for its mysterious road, nicknamed ‘Gravity Hill’. According to tourists and locals alike, stationary objects are seen rolling uphill on this road. Some claim that this strange occurrence is due to magnetic fields, while others believe that it is something paranormal. Either way, you can satisfy your curiosity and do your own investigation by visiting this place.


Check Out the Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection – Bloomington

Another unusual activity you can do in Indiana is to view the mechanical puzzle collection of Jerry Slocum. You can see his collection at the Lilly Library at Indiana University.

At Lily Library, you will see all sorts of fascinating puzzles and confounding objects. In fact, the puzzle collection in this place is the only one available in the world that is open to the public. Some of the popular puzzles you can see here are the tangram, the 15-puzzle, and the Rubik’s cube. So, if you’re looking a mentally stimulating activity while traveling, you can visit this educational place.

Get to Know Doctor Who – Camby

If you’re a fan of the TV show Doctor Who, you will like this travel destination on this list, which is the Who North America. To be specific, this place is one of the largest stores to sell Doctor Who products in the United States. Aside from merchandise, it also has a theatre room and various arcade games.

Overall, these are some of the strangest things you can do in Indiana. Always remember that weird and strange places should be included in your travel plans because they can make your trip memorable and give you a unique perspective on the locations you are visiting.

Maria Dolores Garcia

Maria is a contributor who is passionate about health, fitness, and beauty. During her free time, she tries to discover the beauty hidden in the chaos of today's fast-paced way of life. With a background in health and medicine, she hopes to inspire you to start living a fun, active, and healthy lifestyle through her writing.

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