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7 Mind-Blowing Airbnbs For The Ultimate Indiana Staycation

With so much stunning scenery and slick cities like Indianapolis, it’s never a bad time for an Indiana staycation. The state has lots to do and see, as well as some world-class restaurants.

These locations are all high-end Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway.The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.

All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate Indiana staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…

Best Airbnbs in Indiana

1. Ultimate Beach Retreat- Miller Beach

This beachside getaway is right on the Indiana Dunes National Park and only 40 minutes from Chicago. With an abundance of luxury amenities, there is something for everyone in the group to enjoy.

The Entire Compound sleeps up to 27 people and consists of a Main House and an attached Guesthouse. Additional guest fee applies over 13 people ($20/person per night). You don’t even have to leave the house there’s so much to experience. A gourmet kitchen with professional appliances and dual wine fridges in the Main House and an additional full kitchen in the attached Guesthouse.

A spa-like setup can be found in the main house; steam shower, cedar sauna, and indoor jetted tub. The rec room is great for friends and family to enjoy time together decked out with a walk-in wet-bar and foosball table.

The house in total has 10 Smart TV’s, indoor Bluetooth-controlled speakers. The outdoor area boasts a 7-person hot tub, pro-sand volleyball court, outdoor dining, fire pit, grill, heated shower, and dog-friendly, gated patio.

The starting price for this rental is $977 per night.

2. The White House- Carmel

Similar to that of a 5 star hotel, including all the amenities you would expect, this is the perfect escape for a family or small group of friends.

This newly designed contemporary and transitional interior has a 20-foot outdoor balcony which gives you an opportunity to relax outside while having the same comfort inside.

Guests will have access to the Village gym and outdoor pool which is within walking distance from the property. Featuring a grand living room with 16-foot ceilings, gourmet kitchen, three-bedroom suites with big screen TV viewing, and sumptuous bathrooms. Netflix’s, Amazon, Sonos, and complimentary refreshments!

The Whitehouse will set you back $850 per night and sleeps up to 6 guests.

3. Amazing Lake House Retreat- Indianapolis

Luxury lake living at its finest, located close to restaurants, dining, and family-friendly activities.

With a lake, pool and dock, there’s plenty of activities that can be done during the day.  In the evenings sit back in the luxury kitchen while dinner is being cooked or relax on one of the many balconies that complement each bedroom.

This stunning property sleeps up to 8 guests and the nightly price is $2500.

4. Indiana Paradise Retreat- Paragon

Nestled in the middle of over 75 wooded acres with an 8-acre lake out your back door for viewing, swimming, or fishing. There is also a second lake for you to explore for those fish yet caught. With plenty of trails, hiking in the rugged woods, or just the walking by the lake, you’ll be sure to get your nature fix! Pull a boat out for fishing or paddling or just gazing in the sun.

In the evenings retire to a country house with all the luxuries of the modern life. There is a bar area for entertaining near the 4 sided fireplace to warm you after a long day in the woods.

Get your suits ready and play water volleyball in the 5 ft deep indoor pool or just float and watch your favourite show. Calm down with a few minutes in the hot tub and get steamed up in the sauna. If you are not worn out, retire to the downstairs for a game of pool on a 1947 antique pool table while your family and friends watch a movie in the theater on the big screen.

This stunning retreat sleeps 16+ guests and the price tag is $1500 per night.

5. Villa on Meridian- Indianapolis

“The Villa on Meridian” is a magnificent property collection consisting of 3 houses; an 1890 restored Queen Anne home, Penthouse, and Carriage house.

The perfect place for an event for a large group of family or friends. This 6,200 sq ft property collection can meet all your vacation needs. Enjoy 3 kitchens, 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and multiple dining areas. During warm weather, an expansive outer garden is available for outside dining.

The properties are conveniently located two blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, four blocks from Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and just six blocks from all the best restaurants and attractions in Indianapolis.

6. A Country Retreat- Greencastle

This Italian style farmhouse is located on the far south end of Greencastle, ideal for large gatherings, family reunions and retreats.

There is plenty of space for everyone to relax and play, with large tables in the great room allowing even the biggest of families to sit together at mealtime. Plenty of exercise can be done from the inhouse treadmill to the local trails (which you can access from Airy Knob farmland) for walks or runs.

This is the perfect place for children to play. The surrounding area is safe and children will love this mini replica house with a slide built into it!

The farmhouse can accommodate 16+ guests and the nightly rate is $1405 (weekly discounts available)

7. Beachfront Villa- Miller Beach

Perched atop a 60 ft private dune, this Greek Island-inspired, Smart Home is dog-friendly.

This villa features 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 gourmet kitchens, 4 fireplaces, and 4 wet bars. With direct beach access and a 270-degree view of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline, this villa is one of a kind.

The terrace and desk can be thoroughly enjoyed with a group of friends and family. Amenities include; eight-person waterfall hot tub, outdoor fireplace, two Heated showers, cushioned seating groups, and multiple dining tables.  All decks and terraces have full glass panel railings for unobstructed views.

This villa sleeps 16+ guests and the nightly rate is $982.

Planning on spending some time in the state? Check out the best road trips in Indiana here.

Big 7 Travel Team