Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in Indiana
- SWATHI RAMASWAMY
- UPDATED May 30, 2018
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Low rolling hills, long free-flowing rivers and the fresh waters of Lake Michigan mark the lands of the state Midwestern of Indiana. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore provides an idyllic setting for rekindling your romance. Stay in the heart of downtown Indiana, sipping on cocktails and floating in heated pools and manage to melt away that stress burdening your shoulders. It’s your moment to spend some quality time with your mon cher and indulge in the beauty that Indiana has to offer. Don’t wait for that passion to burn out, pack your bags today and leave for these amazing romantic weekend getaways and succeed in rediscovering young love.
1. Serenity Springs
Escape to the placid lands of Serenity Springs Resort in Michigan City for your honeymoon or yearly couple’s retreat. Equipped with a charming fireplace, whirlpool tub for two, and cosy cabins, this resort makes an excellent choice for spending a little time with your special someone. Snuggle up, and roast s’mores in your personal fire pit at the end of a passionate evening. Breathe in the serene air of the resort while traversing the resort grounds in a complimentary carriage.
2. Nestle Inn Bed & Breakfast
Located near downtown Indianapolis, Nestle Inn is not your traditional grandma’s bed & breakfast. The eclectic décor and the quaintness of the rooms will add comfort to your retreat. Feed your stomach, soul, and love by taking a Couple’s Cooking Class in the Inn. Walk down to the Murat Theatre to enjoy a night of culture, performing arts, and cocktails.
3. Sybaris Pool Suites
If your loved one has an affinity to dipping their toes in luxurious pools, then the Sybaris Pool Suites will prove to be an ideal choice for your romantic interlude. Named after an ancient Greek city, Sybaris is a model of luxury paradise. Step out of your suite and into the Paradise Pool to experience a romantic evening while being drenched by the warmth of the fireplace and heated water of the pool. Get a gourmet picnic and your favourite beverages packed from the hotel staff for an afternoon romance fiesta.
4. French Lick Resort
Tucked away in the hills of Hoosier National Forest, the French Lick Resort is an exemplary American destination. Perfect for a last minute getaway, the resort boasts of two rejuvenating spas, three golf courses, and a Vegas-style casino for its daring and spontaneous guests. Embark on an Indiana Landmark historical tour of the French Lick Springs Hotel to learn about a rich history that dates back to 1845. Discover the grounds of the hotel up, close & personal by renting a tandem bike.
5. Oliver Inn Bed & Breakfast
A short walk from downtown, Oliver Inn, South Bend is a reputed vintage style bed& breakfast. Comfy rooms with a spectacular view of the grounds, delicious meals, and charming staff will contribute to providing your stay with the perfect intimate atmosphere. Are you a connoisseur of wine brewing and tasting? Spend a date afternoon exploring the wine tasting tours offered at Michigan Wine Country, Treat your husband tonight at the ballpark as the South Bend Cubs Club, a minor league baseball team are based just a few blocks away.
6. Charley Creek Inn
Nestled in the heart of downtown Wabash, the Charley Creek Inn bespeaks historical Georgian beauty complemented by modern amenities. The chandeliered lobby will transport you back to the pages of The Great Gatsby for a romantic adventure. Take your lady love out to the Salamonie Reservoir which is a mere twenty minutes from the hotel, for a day of boating or horseback riding. Crave your sweet tooth by indulging in delectable candies and ice-cream available at the hotel’s Ice-Cream & Candy Shoppe.
7. Market Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
Built in 1881, and restored to grandeur in 2005, the Market Street Inn features luxurious suites, fireplaces, and a wide front porch for you to escape from the world and onto a historical love journey. Spend the night in your private Jacuzzi surrounded by aromatic candles and fragrant roses provided by the staff on request. Enjoy an evening of drama at the Louisville Palace Theatre.
8. Story Inn Dining & Lodging
Nestled amidst the hills of Brown County, the Story Inn is the ultimate haven for couples looking for a weekend of passion and love. The Victorian era décor will prove to be your escape from the bustle of the city. Tap your feet to the live musical delights on the back porch of the Inn on weekends. Get a good buzz from sipping on the finest Indiana beer available in the Story Still Tavern.
9. That Pretty Place Bed & Breakfast
Lose yourselves in thirty-seven acres of luscious green fields and quiet woodlands at That Pretty Place Bed & Breakfast. This bed & breakfast place will cast away your worries and let you lay back in serenity. Pedal down the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and explore the Krider Gardens or browse through the shops of Shipshewana. Partake in the treasure hunt at Shipshewana’s Antique Gallery to experience the authenticity of Amish Country.
10. JW Marriott
Located at West Street, Indianapolis, JW Marriott exudes luxury and elegance. Featuring 33 stories, the hotel gives a spectacular view of the city. The hotel also consists of six bars & restaurant, pools, and a fitness centre. Lay back and enjoy floating in the whirlpool of the JW Marriott Hotel. Explore the culture of the Native Indians and admire their artefacts at the Eiteljorg Museum Of American Indian & Western Art.
11. Old Northside Bed & Breakfast
Located in the historic Old Northside neighbourhood of Indianapolis, the Old Northside Bed & Breakfast is adorned with original artworks from around the world. The murals on the ceilings and walls will enthral your heart, Drive down to the President Benjamin Harrison Home to learn his legacy and life. Indulge yourself shopping at the various boutiques and stores of the Indianapolis City Center Mall.
12. The Alexander Hotel
In the middle of downtown Indianapolis, the Alexander Hotel features an art décor suited for the elite. Forget the mundane and indulge in your passions in the luxurious environs of this magnificent hotel. Lose yourself to the music of Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the Hilbert Theatre Center. Whisper sweet nothings in your lover’s ear as you follow the path set on The Canal Walk.
13. At Home In The Woods Bed & Breakfast
A mere ten minutes from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, At Home In The Woods Bed & Breakfast in Chesterton offers the perfect romantic reprieve with its serene woodlands and a hammock for an afternoon siesta. Book a Special Sweetheart package at the hotel to enjoy a date night of chocolate covered strawberries and champagne. Take a stroll along the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s shoreline and lose yourself in the tranquillity of nature.
14. Conrad Hotel & Resort
Tucked away in the historic Wholesale District of Indianapolis, the Conrad Hotel & Resort is well known for its world-class amenities and hotel walls adorned with authentic, classical and antique works of art. Pamper yourselves and revitalize your spirits at the Evan Todd Spa & Salon of the Conrad Hotel & Resort. Wander the floors of the Conrad Hotel with a tour guide and prepare to enchant yourselves with celebrated works of art.
15. Morris Inn
Spacious ballrooms, luxurious suites, and modern amenities are a trademark of the Morris Inn. Forget the hustle-bustle of your daily life and unwind in the premium accommodations offered at this hotel in Notre Dame. Swing your hips to the music of reggae, ukulele, and steel drum while sipping on tiki-inspired cocktails at the hotel’s Wind Family Fireside Terrace. Forget yourself and travel back to a gothic era while viewing the architecture at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Centre.
Not everyone’s idea of romantic getaway features the no man’s land far away from civilization. If you are one of those people, who would love to relax in the heart of downtown but away from its bustle; Indiana offers you excellent options to choose from. Grab your luggage and set off to downtown Indianapolis with your significant other to enjoy the rich art and varied culture of Indiana.