Accommodation near Indiana State University

Indiana State University
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Relax and Explore the Indiana State University Area

Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, Indiana State University and its surroundings offer a pleasant area to explore after your campus visit. Accommodation near Indiana State University is an ideal base from which to start your vacation. The school is located right next to downtown Terre Haute, so whether you're looking for museums or a great place to eat, you'll always find something to do.

Useful Information for Your Visit to Indiana State University

With over 14,000 students spread across 435 acres, there's plenty to see on ISU's campus. Seventy miles from the state’s capital of Indianapolis, the town of Terre Haute allows you to relax and enjoy its ample parks, museums, and local cultural events.

  • 1. Getting to campus

    The school is well-connected to US 41 and Interstate 70 if you are driving. The closest airport is Indianapolis International Airport, about an hour's drive from Terre Haute.

  • 2. Local history

    Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Martin donated thousands of photographic prints and negatives to Indiana State University in 1976. The pictures document social activities, personalities, the architecture and history and heritage of the institution and the surrounding community since the 1920s. Other popular cultural institutions with exciting collections include Clabber Girl Museum and the Swope Art Museum.

  • 3. Terrific events

    The Putman County Fairgrounds and the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds host events including galas, food festivals, and theatrical and musical shows. The Elks Country Club also hosts hole in one golf events from time to time.

  • 4. Things to do

    Visit Sullivan City Park to stroll and relax. You can try fishing, hunting, swimming, boating, camping, and hiking at Lieber State Park, about a 40-minute drive away. Artistically minded individuals can patronize the Community Theatre of Terre Haute or the Crossroads Arena. The Honey Creek Mall is ideal if you need to shop or grab a bite.

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