In 1885, the first petrol pump of the country was installed in Fort Wayne
Do not miss
Visitors interested in cars will find the numerous racetracks and museums of Indianapolis to their liking. On the edge of downtown Indianapolis, the encompassing White River State Park contains many gems of the city such as the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian & Western Art, the Indiana State Museum, the Indiana Zoo and the NCAA Hall of Champions. Home to the Hoosiers and nearly 200 years of education history, Bloomington hosts the flagship campus of Indiana University. One of its pedestrian paths leads to the Kirkwood Observatory. Overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the adjacent state park offer a wide variety of outdoor activities. The Studebaker National Museum in South Bend displays a wide range of these made-in-Indiana automobiles. For people with an interest in RVs, or anyone who simply wants to see the classic vehicles that all Americans have been driving along the routes and vacationing in for the past 90 years, the RV/MV Hall of Fame in Elkhart is a must-see.