Elwood is located 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Lafayette and 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Bloomington.
Even though Central Indiana is off the beaten track, there are still a wealth of things to do and see around. Anderson, lies approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the northwest. Head there to see the Mounds State Park and Hoosier Park.
While you are on vacation in Elwood, experience Indianapolis. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Circle Center Mall, Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum and National Art Museum of Sport. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Victory Field and Clowes Memorial Hall are other good places to visit.
If the weather makes you want to stay indoors, head to Central Indiana's history museums.
The Central Indiana area offers those in the area with a number of relaxing avenues to experience the region's wide open spaces, such as cycling and shore fishing.
When planning your holiday to Elwood, keep in mind that the closest major airport, Indianapolis International Airport, is located in in Indianapolis, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest.