Indiana Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Lying at the crossroads of America, Indiana (IN) offers motorcycle rides with a good degree of variations in scenery and amenities. In the northern half of the state you'll find picturesque farming communities woven into hardy hardwood forests. Moving further south the terrain becomes more hilly with equally healthy forest all the way down to the Ohio River Valley and quaint border towns that dot the river's path. The state also is home to some major universities with beautiful and inviting campuses motorcycle riders may enjoy touring - the University of Notre Dame (South Bend), Purdue University (West Lafayette), and Indiana University (Bloomington). And, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a major tourist draws as it is one of the most famous race tracks in all of the world.




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June 27, 2014
A nice quite road through rolling countryside along Laughery Creek. This is a short ride through scenic Laughery Ceek area. Beautiful rolling...
This route has alot of twisties running through farming country. Everything from tight twisties to some nice sweepers and up and down...
Take RT 262 south of Dillsboro. Turn west onto West Laughery Creek Rd.3-4 miles turn left crossing Laughery Creek. Turn left on...
April 29, 2014
Scenery is your standard Midwest, flat countryside with fields and the occasional woods. Segments of this ride go through rolling subtle hills...
For the most part this ride is on good quality roads. Each one is a state route that isn't overly used, so...
Begin in Warsaw, IN, take IN-15 south approximately 17 miles. Turn West onto IN-114. At Rochester, Turn North onto IN-25. This will...
December 4, 2013
The route is mostly through relatively flat land with intermittent packs of trees (at least of what I could see as it...
The few miles just south of I74 are straight and uneventful. But after that, the road becomes curvy and a joy to...
It runs from exit 164 on I-74 near the IN/OH stateline to Indiana Route 50.I275 near the IN/OH/KY state lines.
March 20, 2013
This ride will expose you to nearly all the different types of scenery you will see in Indiana. From wide farm fields...
Most of the roads are kept in very good shape. In the spring, there will be gravel around the corners and intersections....
Start in Franklin, Indiana, at the Shell where SR 144, SR 44 and US 31 all meet.
Go south on US 31...
December 18, 2012
TUrn left off of US 36 if coming from IL. onto IN 71 and go thru Dana. After Dana the road is...
Road is straight at first then has open sweeping curves and is somewhat hilly. Very nice in the fall when the leaves...
From Dana, IN, pick up IN 71 heading north and follow it all the way till it intersects IN 36 near Newport,...
October 9, 2012
It can be very pretty when the leaves change. If you like rustic rural structures, an old general store, a barn, or...
While you may come upon the occasional large crack due to settling for the most part the road is in excellent condition....
Starting in Nineveh Take South Nineveh Rd to Center lake road then follow Sweetwater trail through a number of turns of the...
August 19, 2012
This route starts in Paris, IL and twists thru farm and woodland, hill and dale until you reach W. Terre Haute, IN...
We road it on 8/18/2012 and most of it was just paved, even the older parts were pretty good
Start in Paris, IL and take the Terre Haute Rd. south to West Terre Haute, IN. When you cross from IL into...
August 5, 2012
Lots of country side, but there are some small towns to pass through.
Includes some good flat straightaways and wooded twisties.
Start at little park on Kalberer Road in West Lafayette. Head West, turn right on Morehouse Rd (which eventually turns into 500)....
May 27, 2012
This route covers Indiana farm and woodland areas. Amish country in the Napanee and Shipshewana area where eating and shopping are good...
Mostly good quality 2 lane state roads and US highways with some 4 lane divided highway. Speed limits range from 30 to...
1. Head north on N Railroad St E toward U.S. 24/W Washington St
282 ft
2. Take the 1st right onto...
January 1, 2010
A lot of farm country including some Amish Territory. Small rolling hills and partial lush forest areas as you are on the...
Most are excellent, but you may encounter some patches of rougher country road depending on the time of year.
Start near South Bend, Indiana. You can pick up Kern road just off of US 31 South of the US 20 Bypass....
August 1, 2009
I've made this (round) trip on my bike about 10 times in the last 6 months visiting one of our plants in...
The road itself is in pretty decent shape with only a few spots needing repaving, so you can stretch out and ride....
Route starts on I-465 on the east side of Indianapolis and ends at I-74 just west of Cincinnati (see the above map)....
July 1, 2009
The scenic route along the Ohio river to Madison has some great views of the river, make sure to stop at Belterra...
Road was good with plenty of turns as it follows the Ohio River for much of its path. And, there really wasn't...
From Aurora, follow the Ohio river RT 56 southwest. After you pass through Rising Sun, route 56 will head east and away...
June 1, 2009
A winding two lane highway through the Indiana dunes National Lakeshore. Fall foliage is gorgeous, although anytime of year it is a...
This highway is flat, with quite a few sweeping turns. It is blacktop, and very well maintained, with very few (if any)...
This ride starts in Portage Indiana at the intersection of Indiana HWY 249 and US Highway 12. Take Highway 12 west until...
June 1, 2009
A short jaunt through the heart of the Indiana Dunes. Plenty of wildlife (beware of herds of deer), sand dunes and flora...
This road is relatively flat but has many twists and turns which is somewhat rare for this area ... a nice change...
This road is in Portage Indiana (follow the online map above). It begins at County Line Road, heads northeast, and ends at...
June 1, 2008
You're basically ride on rural country roads. There is a little bit of city riding, but mostly the ride is in the...
The roads are in pretty good shape despite being country roads and you'll enjoy many twisty sections with hills too. In addition...
This trip starts out, and ends in Buck Creek. It's a loop, but fun all the same. You start out on Main...
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