One of these destinations is a no-brainer, while the other might not be what you'd expect as the best place to visit in Indiana.

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. We all have our favorite attractions to visit in the state. In the past, we have written articles about tourist attractions in Indiana. Recently, we covered the best tourist attraction in Indianathe weirdest tourist attraction in Indiana, and the worst tourist trap in Indiana, to name a few. Be it natural beauty, fun for the whole family, or an experience that you cannot get anywhere else in the world, something about the destinations on the list that we're going to discuss in this article continues to draw people in and rank as some of the best places to travel to for 2024.

There's a recent article from World Population Review that used Expedia to look at how many travelers booked hotels near certain attractions and then at the popularity of points of interest based on search volume. Expedia combined the two metrics to determine a couple of must-sees for every U.S. state. There were two places named for Indiana. Do you think you can guess them?

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Two Indiana Destinations Named Among Best Places to Visit in the U.S.

According to the list compiled by World Population Review, the best places to travel to in Indiana is the University of Notre Dame and Indiana Dunes State Park. The latter of which, is honestly a no-brainer, but I was kind of shocked by Notre Dame. Here's what World Population Review had to say:

One of the most popular attractions in Indiana is the University of Notre Dame. This great educational institution is known for its football program and prestige and is home to the Snite Museum of Art. For the adventurers, the Indiana Dunes State Park allows hikers of all skill levels to explore beaches, prairies, and sweeping dunes.

Does this surprise you at all? Do you think there were better options? Either way, if your 2024 bucket list has yet to be completed, there are a handful of map dots that you might want to know about! These specific locations are credited for being some of the best places to travel to across the country, and you can take a look at those by clicking here.

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