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When you're ready for a fun, relaxing vacation near Bloomington, IN, book a travel trailer rental and settle into one of the campsites at Lake Monroe Village Campground in Monroe County. This family-friendly RV park has restrooms with showers and two beaches where you can swim or sun-worship. The campsites have electrical, and sewer hookups and some of them have picnic tables and fire rings; some of the sites are designated for tent camping. On the lake, you can enjoy fishing, paddling, and boating, or you can go for a hike in the woods that surround this beautiful Bloomington RV campground.
Once you are ready to stretch your legs and venture out a bit farther, Bloomington is just a short drive down the road. You can gas up here, stock up on groceries and other camping necessities, or just grab a quick meal and let someone else worry about the cooking. There are limestone quarries in Monroe County, and most of the area is sitting on top of limestone deposits that have created rolling hills, ravines, springs and caves, and underground streams. The city is host to Indiana State University with a large student body and grounds that are as appealing as any garden you could hope to stroll through. Don't forget to take your motorhome rental for a spin to take in some of the area's scenery.
Book one of the RV rentals in Monroe County, jump in, and head for Yellowwood State Forest, a former logging site that has since been reforested and reclaimed. This multi-use area just minutes from Nashville, IN provides timber resources to local businesses through sustainable harvesting and offers outdoor recreation opportunities for the general public. Swimming is not allowed in any of the park's lakes, but you can fish on the lake from boats using only electric motors or rent a boat if you don't have one of your own. You can even pan for gold (a license is required) while you're here.
Brown County State Park is 45 minutes' drive northeast of your campsite at Lake Monroe Village Campground. This semi-cultivated outdoor recreational area offers numerous activities and attractions to take in, such as a 90-foot fire tower that is open to the public, a water park and pool, and a nature center where you can view exhibits like the timber rattlesnake which is on the endangered species list. There are trails designated for hiking and mountain biking, and areas where you can camp overnight, allowing you to enjoy the sunset and sunrise. The landscape is diverse with narrow ridges, fog-shrouded ravines, and tree-lined roads that front an extensive and deep forest.
Martin State Forest was originally abandoned farmland and clearcut forest that has been replanted and restored; today it is a lush ecosystem with several lakes where you can fish for bluegill, bass, and catfish, hike the numerous trails that range from easy to moderately difficult, or mountain bike on the designated trails (mountain bikes aren't allowed on the hiking trails). There are picnic areas with tables and grills randomly placed throughout the forest, several picnic shelters, and an arboretum where you can take a self-guided tour following signs that offer some insight into what you're seeing.
Now that you've seen the outdoors, it's time to investigate the human element that makes up the state of Indiana. A good place to start is by visiting Smithville, an unincorporated community with a significant history. It was established in 1851 and has had its own post office since 1854. The community has a friendly vibe and it's a good place to stretch your legs and take a walking tour of the town.
Bedford is home to Hoosier National Forest and an underground cavern that has tours and an underground river running through it. There are flea markets and antique stores you can browse through, a brewery where you can put your feet up and sample their products, an art center, and a golf course where you can squeeze in a round or two. The restaurant scene in Bedford is competitive with a number of reasonably priced venues; the cuisine is mostly American style food with no surprises and good portions, but there are a few other choices on hand if you're looking for something different.
Rest and relax or venture out when you're camping at Lake Monroe Village Campground near Bloomington; whatever it is you're looking for on your Indiana adventure, this is where you'll find it.