Escape to some of Indiana’s hidden gems with your significant other and enjoy the simpler pleasures in life. With amenities ranging from deluxe spa packages to historic claw foot tubs, these great resorts are bursting with romance. From the shores of Lake Michigan to the historic district of West Baden, here are the 9 best couples’ resorts in Indiana!
The Iron Gate Inn in southern Madison, Indiana, was once an 1840s federal home now turned bed and breakfast. It’s located in the heart of downtown Madison, and is just a few blocks from the Ohio River, as well as some of the city’s best wineries, restaurants, shops and other historic homes. Each room has its own private bath and historic claw foot tub, and each morning, breakfast is served via candlelight. It’s comfortable, cozy, and simple living at its finest.
The Songbird Prairie Bed and Breakfast in northern Valparaiso, Indiana, is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. An award-winning bed and breakfast, the Songbird Prairie is one of the finest and most luxurious inns in northern Indiana. Each of the five suites offers something different, such as an Ethan Allen Townhouse king-size bed with European linens, a gas fireplace, flat screen TVs, and a two-person Ultra-bath whirlpool. Luxury awaits here at the Songbird Prairie Bed and Breakfast!
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Tucked away in the woods is the magnificent gem that is At Home in the Woods Bed and Breakfast in northern Chesterton, Indiana. The B&B is just minutes from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, making it the best getaway no matter the weather. Enjoy the warm sand in the summer, and the ice-covered waves in the winter. Each room is decorated in a national park theme, and features amenities such as private baths, an outdoor hot tub, fireplaces, spa robes and slippers, a hot sauna, and a 24-hour beverage station. The B&B is also pet friendly, and if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to cook, there are cooking classes available.
Cabins and Candlelight is a hidden oasis located in Colfax, Indiana, which is just 45 minutes outside the city of Indianapolis. It’s the perfect romantic hideaway, where lovers can relax, unwind, and enjoy each other’s company and the simpler pleasures in life. At this spot, find a 15-foot stone fireplace and an oversized whirlpool bathtub. There are only two cabins on site, and the majority of the property is surrounded by native forests and is situated on Sugar Creek, which offers scenic canoeing and Native American archaeology.
Located along the shores of Lake Schafer in Monticello, the Anchor Bay Resort offers a secluded, charming lakeside setting with eight different cottages, and an upstairs studio. The resort is close to golf courses, several restaurants, two marinas, and a shopping center, in addition to other area attractions. The resort offers basketball, corn toss, tether ball, floating docks, swings, and free access to kayaks and paddle boats. It’s the perfect getaway for the outdoors’ couple. Enjoy private baths, kitchens with refrigerators, and a screened-in porch or a deck.
Escape to what was once called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” and mix comfort and ambiance with modern amenities. This is what one can find at the West Baden Springs Hotel. It’s the perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway, weddings, corporate events and more. The first thing guests see when they enter the hotel is the jaw dropping atrium, which is 200 feet. Amenities offered include being pet friendly, a non-smoking hotel, complimentary valet, self-parking, and resort wide shuttle service. The hotel also features a beautiful library, making it the perfect place to cozy up with a good book and a glass of wine. Thinking of taking a swim? Be sure to check out their awe-inspiring pool. There is also a spa on site as well, so consider reserving a couple’s massage, and be sure to take advantage of the hotel’s fitness center.
Step into serenity and become one with nature at the New Harmony Inn. New Harmony Inn’s website describes the location as “surrounded by towering trees, gently rolling hills and tranquil ponds.” It’s old-world charm with all the modern comforts, and the service is amazing. Eighteen of the inn’s 90 rooms feature electronic fireplaces, perfect for cozying up on a cold winter’s night, and many of the rooms also have balconies, walk-out patios, and lake views. If you choose not to stay in the inn, there are also four charming guest houses to choose from, each with their own private gardens.
The Charley Creek Inn in northern Wabash, Indiana, is one of the area’s hidden gems. It’s a beautiful and historic hotel, and has been so incredibly restored that it’s been named one of “coolest” new businesses in America by Business Insider. It’s been a well-known landmark since the early 1920s, and when visitors walk in, one can instantly imagine themselves having stepped inside F. Scott Fitzgerald’s infamous novel, “The Great Gatsby.” The inn offers free cable and Wi-Fi, individual climate controls in each room, room service from Twenty, one of Wabash’s finest restaurants, and an incredible location to Wabash’s fabulous restaurants and shoppes. Treat yourself to luxury today!
The Nestle Inn has it all, and is definitely not your grandmother’s B&B. It’s a great alternative to a traditional hotel and has only six rooms, making it the perfect place for you and your significant other. Check yourselves in on your own time with the inn’s self-check in availability. The inn offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV with cable in each room, private bathrooms, complimentary water, soft drinks, and snacks, free parking, unique bathrobes (leopard or chocolate brown), and so much more! The Nestle Inn is truly one of a kind, and no matter which room you choose, each is modern and cozy in style. Another perk of this fabulous inn? Be sure to check out the inn’s cooking classes, which feature some of Indy’s most talented chefs!