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Columbus to Indianapolis drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Columbus to Indianapolis

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Columbus to Indianapolis in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Indianapolis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Columbus
drive for about 3 hours

12:59 pm  Yellow Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:59 pm
drive for about 4 hours

5:58 pm  Dayton
eat at Dayton Beer Company
stay overnight at Crowne Plaza Dayton
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Crowne Plaza Dayton
drive for about 49 minutes

11:49 am  Richmond (Indiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:49 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

1:36 pm  Sulphur Springs (Indiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:36 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

3:22 pm  Fishers (Indiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:22 pm
drive for about 27 minutes

4:50 pm  arrive in Indianapolis
stay at Conrad Indianapolis

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Yellow Springs
    John Bryan State Park  (1 mention)
    Jacoby Road Canoe Launch  (1 mention)
    Enon Beach Campground  (1 mention)
    Rei Lakes  (1 mention)
    Greene County Fairgrounds  (1 mention)

Dayton  (5 answers)
    Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Dayton:
        Dayton Beer Company
    hotels around Dayton:
        Crowne Plaza Dayton
        Marriott Dayton
        Ramada Plaza Hotel Dayton
        Super 8 Moraine/Dayton
        Days Inn Suites and Conference Center
        Hotel PURE Dayton (Ohio)

Richmond (Indiana)
    KOA Campground Richmond  (1 mention)
    Deer Ridge Camping Resort  (1 mention)
    Archway Campground  (1 mention)
    Grandpas Farm Camp Ground  (1 mention)
    Natural Springs Resort  (1 mention)
    questions about Richmond (Indiana):
        What's the best neighborhood in Richmond (Indiana) for a first time visitor?

Sulphur Springs (Indiana)
    Walnut Ridge Campground  (1 mention)
    Summit Lake State Park  (1 mention)
    Westwood Park  (1 mention)

Fishers (Indiana)

Where's the best place to stay in Indianapolis?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Indianapolis.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Conrad Indianapolis.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hilton Indianapolis  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Indianapolis? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Indianapolis?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Buda di Beppo.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Indianapolis? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Indianapolis?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Brickyard - Lot  (1 mention)
Lake Haven Retreat  (1 mention)
Indy Lakes Campground  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Indianapolis. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?  (16 answers)

profile  Brett from Long Beach asked:
Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis  (4 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Indianapolis?  (4 answers)

profile  Kira from Los Angeles asked:
Awesome food trucks?  (3 answers)

profile  Harold from asked:
Safe area?  (3 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Indianapolis to Columbus drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Columbus? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Columbus.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Columbus to Indianapolis. Or get a full Columbus to Indianapolis flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 176 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 43 minutes
39 Columbus travel answers
1 Yellow Springs travel answer
5 Dayton travel answers
1 Richmond (Indiana) travel answer
1 Fishers (Indiana) travel answer
41 Indianapolis travel answers


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