Muncie/Delaware County is only an hour-and-twenty-minutes northeast of Indianapolis. Known for its big city service at small town prices visitors are pleasantly surprised by the variety and affordability. Plan your staycation in The Middletown of America.

Below is a suggested itinerary to get you started:

DAY 1: Be certain to visit the AMA National Model Aviation Museum, the world’s headquarters for  model aviation, then head downtown Muncie and find some of Indiana’s best brew s at Heorot Pub and Draught House, home of Wolves’ Head Brewing. Voted in the top 100 beer bars in America six years running by Draft Magazine.

DAY 2: Enjoy a fun-filled family friendly day at Minnetrista, learn about the Ball Family, founders of the Ball Canning Jar, and their legacy, walk along the gardens of the 40 acre campus and tour the historic Ball family homes. Enjoy dinner at a local dining spot such as Casa del Sol or the Barn Brasserie before you take in a show downtown at the Muncie Civic Theatre.

DAY 3: Be certain to drive thru the Ball State Campus and take in the beautiful architecture on your way to The David Owsley Museum of Art, one of Indiana’s best art museums. Take in the beautiful scenery of the outdoors after the museum by riding a free rental bike on the Cardinal and White River Greenway where you can stop along the trail and enjoy a local favorite, The Island, for jerk chicken and a fruit smoothie.

You will find numerous affordable lodging options from primitive camping to full service suites.