100 Best Midwest Small-Town Getaways
Indiana's classic villages
Seymour The inspiration for much of John Mellencamp's music offers an arts center (left) and hiking in nearby Jackson-Washington State Forest.
Chesterton Home of a Wizard of Oz museum, this town also is near Indiana Dunes.
Corydon Indiana's original capital has a vibrant town square, including a 55-year-old soda fountain, and it lies on the Ohio River Scenic Byway.
New Harmony Historic buildings, an inn and labyrinth recall communal life.
Centerville This antiquing hotbed features buildings from the early-1800s heyday of the National Road.
Greencastle DePauw University anchors this town near Parke County's famed covered bridges.
Shipshewana This epicenter of the simple farming life has hearty Amish-style food, furniture, quilts and other crafts.