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Bridgeton is a historic, small town located in Parke County in west-central Indiana. Parke County is called "The Covered Bridge Capital of the World," with a total of 31 of the bridges nestled along the county's back roads. The town of Bridgeton is home to one of the picturesque bridges. The first Bridgeton covered bridge was a 245-foot, double span Burr Arch bridge built in 1868. The bridge was closed to traffic in 1968 and burned by an arsonist in 2005. Local citizens rebuilt a historically accurate reconstruction of the bridge, which was completed in October, 2006. Bridgeton is also home to the oldest continuously operating mill west of the Allegheny Mountains, and the first two blocks of town are a registered National Historic District. The mill overlooks the covered bridge and a lovely waterfall. The town also features several special events during the year, including the Covered Bridge Festival in October. This event draws thousands for the crafts, antiques, collectibles and lots of good food. It's also a great time to visit the area for the changing of the autumn leaves. Other festivals in Bridgeton include Milling Days, which takes place the weekend after Labor Day and Country Christmas, the last weekend in November and first weekend in December.

Surrounding areas: Rockville, Indiana (8.6 mi), Terre Haute, Indiana (17.6 mi)

Bridgeton Vacation Rentals




Bridgeton Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Park Bridge Motel304 E Ohio StRockville, IN8.5 mi.(765) 569-3525
Billie Creek InnRockville, IN8.6 mi.(765) 569-3430
Motel ForrestUS 41 N R3Rockville, IN8.6 mi.(765) 569-5250
Parkview MotelRockville, IN8.6 mi.(765) 569-5048
Howard Johnson935 W SR 42Brazil, IN8.8 mi.(812) 446-2345
Villa MotelRR 12Brazil, IN8.8 mi.(812) 448-1966
Renatto InnJCT St Rd 63 & 163Clinton, IN11.8 mi.(765) 832-3557
Turkey Run InnRR #1Marshall, IN14.0 mi.(765) 597-2211
Maple Leaf Motel2150 N 3RD StTerre Haute, IN16.5 mi.(812) 234-1006
Walden Inn2 E Seminary StGreen Castle, IN16.7 mi.(765) 653-2761
Collage Castle Motel315 Bloomington StGreencastle, IN17.1 mi.(765) 653-4167
Green Castle Motel1233 S Bloomington'sGreencastle, IN17.4 mi.(765) 653-8424
Best Western Terre Haute Inn & Suites3053 Us Hwy 41 STerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 238-1461
Drury Inn-terre Haute3040 Hwy 41 STerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 238-1206
Fairfield Inn Terre HauteEast Margaret DrTerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 235-2444
Hampton Inn Terre Haute3325 US Hwy 41 STerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 242-2222
Holiday Inn Terre Haute3300 US 41 STerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 232-6081
Pear Tree Inn-terre Haute3050 Hwy 41 STerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 234-4268
Pick Motor Inn4800 S US Hwy 41Terre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 299-1181
Signature Inn3033 Dixie Bee RdTerre Haute, IN17.6 mi.(812) 238-1461
Comfort Suites Terre Haute501 E Margaret DrTerre Haute, IN18.1 mi.(812) 235-1770
Econo Lodge401 E Margaret DrTerre Haute, IN18.1 mi.(812) 234-9931
Fairfield Inn-terre Haute475 E Margaret DrTerre Haute, IN18.1 mi.(812) 235-2444
Midtown Motel400 S 3RD StTerre Haute, IN18.1 mi.(812) 232-0383
Terre Haute Travelodge530 S 3RD StTerre Haute, IN19.0 mi.(812) 232-7075
Dollar Inns101 Margaret AveTerre Haute, IN19.4 mi.(812) 232-8006
Super 8 Lodge3089 S 1ST StTerre Haute, IN19.4 mi.(812) 232-4890
Cloverdale Days Inn Greencastle1031 N Main StCloverdale, IN19.6 mi.(765) 795-6400
Econo Lodge1035 N Main StCloverdale, IN19.6 mi.(765) 795-3500
Holiday Inn Express1017 N MainCloverdale, IN19.6 mi.(765) 795-5050
Motel 6924 N Main StCloverdale, IN19.6 mi.(765) 795-3000
Super 8 Cloverdale/Greencastle1020 North Main StCloverdale, IN19.6 mi.(800) 800-8000
Knights Inn1 W Honey Creek DrTerre Haute, IN19.8 mi.(812) 238-1586
Dollar InnRR #2Cloverdale, IN22.3 mi.(765) 795-6900
Midway MotelRR 1Cloverdale, IN22.3 mi.(765) 795-6342
Walker MotelRR #1Cloverdale, IN22.3 mi.(765) 653-3317
Pinnell MotelRt 6Paris, IL27.7 mi.(217) 465-6441
Scottish InnRt 1Paris, IL27.7 mi.(217) 465-6441
Super 8 Motel ParisRR 6Paris, IL27.7 mi.(217) 463-8888
 
Bed & Breakfast
Tiara Manor Bed & Breakfast403 W Court StParis, IL27.9 mi.(217) 465-1865

Bridgeton Weather & Climate

The Central portion of Indiana , called the Till Plains, lies to the south of the Great Lakes Plains. It's part of the great Midwestern Corn Belt and is characterized by low hills and valleys. The climate is classified as humid-continental with four distinct seasons. Winters are cold, sometimes bitterly so, and summers are warm and humid. Monthly average temperatures range from a high of 88.8 degrees in summer to a low of 15.8 degrees in winter. The transition from cold to hot weather can produce an active spring with thunderstorms and tornadoes. Autumn is favored by many residents as a pleasant time of the year with lower humidity than the other seasons, and mostly sunny skies.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 35°F 19°F 2.54 in. -
February 41°F 24°F 2.25 in. -
March 53°F 33°F 3.71 in. -
April 65°F 43°F 4.10 in. -
May 75°F 52°F 4.78 in. -
June 84°F 61°F 4.25 in. -
July 87°F 65°F 4.89 in. -
August 85°F 63°F 4.47 in. -
September 79°F 55°F 3.08 in. -
October 67°F 44°F 3.05 in. -
November 53°F 35°F 4.26 in. -
December 40°F 25°F 3.52 in. -

Bridgeton Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Terre Haute International Hulman Field (HUF) located about 15 miles southwest of Bridgeton in Terre Haute, Indiana, the Monroe County airport (BMG) located approximately 45 miles southeast of Bridgeton in Bloomington, Indiana, the Indianapolis International airport (IND) located roughly 47 miles east of Bridgeton in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Purdue Univ airport (LAF) located around 54 miles north of Bridgeton in Lafayette, Indiana, the Coles County Memorial airport (MTO) located about 59 miles west of Bridgeton in Mattoon Charleston, Illinois, and finally the Univ Of Illinois Willard airport (CMI) located approximately 64 miles northwest of Bridgeton in Champaign / Urbana, Illinois.

Bridgeton Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Old IndianaThorntownIN45.1 mi.
Indianapolis ZooIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.
Riverside ParkIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.
Indiana BeachMonticelloIN79.1 mi.
 
Water Parks
Fairview Family Aquatic CenterNormalIL113.1 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Coon Lake Golf CourseRockvilleIN8.3 mi.
Parke County Golf CourseRockvilleIN10.7 mi.
Old Hickory Golf CourseGreencastleIN16.9 mi.
Turkey Run Golf ClubWavelandIN17.2 mi.
Elks Fort Harrison Country ClubTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Hulman Links Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Idle Creek Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Marks Par Three Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Smallwood Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Stus Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
William S Rea Golf CourseTerre HauteIN17.8 mi.
Hoosier Hills Golf CourseCoryIN18.4 mi.
Clover Meadow Golf CourseCloverdaleIN22.6 mi.
Sims Oak Hills Golf ClubMiddleburyIN26.9 mi.
Spring Meadow Farm Golf CourseMiddleburyIN26.9 mi.
Hendricks County Golf CourseDanvilleIN27.0 mi.
Twin Bridges Golf ClubDanvilleIN27.0 mi.
Sycamore Hills Country ClubParisIL27.4 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Ski WorldNashvilleIN58.0 mi.
 
State Parks
Turkey Run State ParkIN16.9 mi. 
Richard Lieber State ParkIN19.9 mi. 
Shades State ParkIN20.9 mi. 
McCormicks Creek State ParkIN35.1 mi. 
Lincoln Trail State ParkIL35.4 mi. 
 
Museums
Wylie House MuseumBloomingtonIN48.0 mi.(History)
Indiana University Art MuseumBloomingtonIN48.0 mi.(Art)
P.H. Sullivan Museum and Genealogy LibraryZionsvilleIN53.0 mi.(History)
President Benjamin Harrison HomeIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.(History)
Indiana State MuseumIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Children's Museum of IndianapolisIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.(Children's)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Indianapolis ZooIndianapolisIN54.9 mi.
Miller Park ZooBloomingtonIL112.2 mi.


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