Fun Day Trips and Excursions from Fishers, Indiana

Fishers, Indiana is a rapidly growing suburb of Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana. While people who take Indianapolis day trips want to get out of the city, people who take day trips from Fishers often want to be immersed in the busy excitement of downtown Indianapolis.

Due to their close proximity to Indianapolis, residents of Fishers can take advantage of the many great Indianapolis restaurants, Indianapolis attractions, and Indianapolis events on just one tank of gas. Indianapolis day trips from Fishers can take many forms, from soaking up Indianapolis nightlife to taking in the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Below are some examples of interesting and memorable day trips from Fishers that will take you away from the Circle City and out into the heart of the Heartland. To see more, browse through the day trips links at the bottom of this article.

Day Trips from Fishers, Indiana

Anderson, Indiana: This amenable community makes for a nice short day trip from Fishers and, if you want, you’ll be sure to get home before dark. Less than 50 miles to the northeast of Fishers, and a straight shot on I-69, Anderson is the kind of town you might go back and visit frequently, like an old friend. A picnic in one of the Anderson parks is always a good bet for a fun day trip with the fam. If you’re looking for adventure, Mounds State Park is said to be haunted by blue-robed Delaware Indian dwarfs called Puk-wud-ies, making this green space an interesting haunted place in Indiana.  If you haven’t had your fill of auto racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, do visit the Anderson Speedway during your stay. Take a pleasant adrenaline break as you stroll through the Anderson historic districts, and perhaps sample some of the unique Anderson shopping experiences available. You might want to top off your Anderson adventure with an authentic Mediterranean dinner at the Nile Mediterranean Restaurant, one of the most popular of Anderson restaurants.

Chateau Thomas Winery: Less than 50 miles to the southwest of Fishers is a lovely, verdant winery that opens its gates every day to the public for wine tastings and happy lolling in a beautiful natural setting. You’ll find the Chateau Thomas Winery in Plainfield, Indiana, a pleasant piece of Americana and a fun place to spend some time outside of the big city. You might want to continue your adventure with nature by taking in one of the lovely Plainfield parks or even spending some fun time at Plainfield’s Splash Island Family Waterpark. For dinner, consider a stop at the upscale Coachman Restaurant and Lounge in Plainfield. It’s an independent, family-owned and operated Fishers restaurant with good food and music on Saturdays.

Christmas City, U.S.A.: The renowned Christmas City Walkway of Lights is housed in Marion, Indiana, and travels along the Mississinewa Riverwalk. Consequently Marion is often referred to as Christmas City, U.S.A. If you’ve never seen this spectacle, you owe it to yourself and your family to plan this trip to Marion, and not just at Christmastime, either. You’ll find lots to do in this super-friendly town, whose communal goal it is to promote Christmas and good will all year long. While you’re in town, you might want to take in the site of the largest Evangelical school in the Midwest, Indiana Wesleyan University. This Christian academy of higher learning sprawls over a full 300 acres and contains the largest auditorium in Indiana.

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