Visit Indiana http://www.state.in.us/tourism/
Here is the official state tourism website for Indiana.
Kids' Indiana http://www.in.gov/sic/kids/
Here is a student page created for young people by the Indiana State Information Center.
Other State Links
50states.com: Indiana http://www.50states.com/indiana.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Indiana. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Indiana http://www.thingstodo.com/states/IN/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Indiana's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Roadside America: Indiana Attractions http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/in.html
Roadside America describes itself as an online guide to offbeat attractions. This site offers reviews of "weird sites along the highway" in Indiana.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis http://www.childrensmuseum.org/
With more than 1 million visitors a year, this museum aims to create extraordinary learning experiences for children and families. Check the website for lists of upcoming exhibits and programs.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Indiana http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/18000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Wyoming.
The Raggedy Ann doll was created by Marcella Gruelle in Indianapolis in 1914.
The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871.
The first long-distance auto race in the U. S. was held May 30, 1911, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Some Famous People from this State
Bill Blass, fashion designer
James Dean was born February 8, 1941, in Marion. He was famous for making movies like Rebel Without a Cause and also for his early and tragic death.
David Letterman, host of television's "Late Show with David Letterman," was born April 12, 1947, in Indianapolis.
Jim Davis, creator of Garfield
Kurt Vonnegut, well-known author of books such as Slaughterhouse Five, was born November 11, 1922, in Indianapolis.