One website claims that the one place you should visit this summer in Indiana might not be the one you'd expect.

Indiana is full of fun attractions. Whether it be museums, theme parks, sports venues, historical locations, certain towns, or being out on a beautiful lake, Indiana has a lot to offer residents and guests alike. This is especially true during the summer. There are a lot of great summertime destinations in Indiana. However, if you're in the process of planning 2024 summer travels with friends, family, or even a solo trip, look no further than this popular Indiana gem!

The Best Summer Vacation Destination in Indiana

Naturally, you might assume that the best summertime vacation destination in Indiana would be Indiana Dunes or Holiday World. According to a list compiled by Travel Pulse, the best summer vacation destination in Indiana is none other than Patoka Lake. Here's what Travel Pulse had to say:

One of the biggest lakes in the state, Patoka Lake turns into a paradise for those who love houseboats and waterside recreation each summer. After you spend a few days on the water, explore the natural beauty of the nearby Hoosier National Forest for a totally different—yet equally as enchanting—atmosphere.

Patoka Lake is the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. state of Indiana. It spans three different counties in Southern Indiana. The lake is a beautiful place to swim, boat, camp, fish, and more. My friends and I have been going there to boat and fish for years. The scenery is great, and it's a nice way to get away from the world and just chill. Plus during the summer, they offer sunset wine cruises that would make for a really nice date night on the lake.

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I'm all for this being named the best summer vacation in Indiana because it's one of my favorite places to visit during the summer. What about you? Do you feel like there's a better option?

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