Marion trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Marion

Trip Planner USA  /  Indiana  /  Marion
Nightlife
Marion is a city in Grant County, Indiana, United States. The population was 29,948 as of the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Grant County. It is named for Francis Marion, a Brigadier General from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War.The city is the home of Indiana Wesleyan University, the largest evangelical Christian university in the Midwest and largest private university in Indiana- if including online and regional campuses in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois. The traditional campus enrolls approximately 2800 students. Since 2003, former Olympic skater Wayne Seybold has been Marion's mayor. Marion is also noted for being the birthplace of legendary actor James Dean, and famed cartoonist Jim Davis, though James Dean and Jim Davis were raised in nearby Fairmount. It was also the location of the wedding of actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett in 1993. The city is also the site of the infamous lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith.
Make the most of your holiday in Marion by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our United States trip builder.
Source

Plan your trip to Marion

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Museums, sightseeing, childrens museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Zoos & aquariums, sightseeing, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, fun & games
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, wineries, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, trails, childrens museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Indiana

2 days in Elkhart BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Saint John BY A USER FROM U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Crawfordsville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Crawfordsville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Madison BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Indiana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Indiana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Indiana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Indiana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Muncie BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States & Norfolk Island BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Lafayette & Villisca BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans