Unforgettable Day Trips and Excursions from Avon, Indiana

The venerable city of Avon, Indiana is surrounded by  other venerable cities in Indiana that are well worth a visit and constitute memorable day trips from Avon. Of course, big city Indianapolis is just a glance away, with its seemingly endless attractions and all the fun things to do in Indianapolis. But for a less citified, more tranquil escape, you might choose to sculpt your day trip from Avon so that you end up away from the metropolis, not right inside of it.

Below you will find our suggestions for some great day trips from Avon that require nothing more than a little bit of time away from home, a tank of gas, not too much money, and a grand spirit of adventure. After you’ve checked them out, you’ll have no trouble creating plans for similar excursions, custom-tailored to your own interests and needs.

Day Trips from Avon, Indiana

Bijou French Restaurant: Looking for a short getaway day trip from Avon that won’t eat up your whole weekend? What about a fine meal at the Bijou, a romantic French restaurant in Lebanon, Indiana, less than an hour’s drive due north of Avon? You can take off early from work, check out some of the interesting spots in the historic Midwest town, such as the Boone County Courthouse, and end your day trip with a visit to gastronomical Paris right next to home. Open for dinner from Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Greensburg Country Club: How about setting aside a day to explore the beauty and challenge of the Greensburg Country Club in Greensburg, Indiana. Founded in 1925, this is an 18-hole, professional course chock full of emerald greens, thick woods and clear waters. You’ll find it on a nice drive just over an hour to the southeast of Avon. While you’re visiting, check out one or more of the historic and fascinating museums in Greensburg.
Hoosier National Forest: Just about an hour’s drive due south of Avon is the largest attraction in Indiana, the Hoosier National Forest. You can plan an unforgettable day trip from Avon to this green and glorious respite and be home before dark. The Hoosier National forest is near Bedford, Indiana, and offers up some 200,000 acres of pure inspiration for anyone who wants to partake.
Hoosier Park: Right around 60 miles to the northeast, as the crow flies from Avon, is the famous Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana. This is a combination horse-racing arena and casino that is fast gaining in popularity among those who seek the ultimate in adrenaline. Also a must-see in Anderson, and another opportunity for an infusion of excitement, is the Anderson Speedway.

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