The magnificent landscape of south central Indiana is the result of the glacier that slowed to a crawl millions of years ago, pushing the earth into undulating hills and valleys. Today the beauty of those forest-covered hills can take your breath away. From the majestic hills of Brown County to the banks of the mighty Ohio, the diverse landscape will amaze you. Just as diverse are the many activities the area has to offer the traveler.
Towns along the Ohio River offer a variety of activities including entertainment, dining, and gamming. In Rising Sun, Harps on Main sells, services, and celebrates this heavenly musical instrument. From a hilltop near Aurora, you can view three states or spend time at its Farmer's Fair - Indiana' oldest street festival. Madison boasts restored riverfront mansions, shops, wineries, and beautiful Clifty Falls State Park. Learn about the Swiss heritage of Vevay at its annual wine festival.
Vincennes, on the western side of the region, is the birthplace of comedian Red Skelton where his life is celebrated with an annual festival. Also there is the classic monument to George Rogers Clark. Near Batesville, you will find the Ertel Cellar Winery where you can tour the winery, sample wines, and enjoy a meal in their bistro. No visit to Greensburg is complete with out stopping at the courthouse to see the tree growing from its tower and spending time at the quaint shops that line the streets. If you're in Bloomfield, you're not far from all the excitement and activity that a big 10 university provides.
If you enjoy art and architecture, spend some time in Columbus, the "Athens on the prairie" where you can tour the town's unique architectural style on your own or be a part on an escorted tour. Nashville is sometimes referred to as the art colony of the Midwest. There you can visit many galleries; you can even peek over a craftsman's shoulder as art is created. While in Nashville, spend time in Brown County State Park where you and experience the handiwork of the glacier.
Rolling rivers, rolling hills, rolling dice... you can find them all in south central Indiana.
Nana's House is a lovely Victorian home where old-fashioned hospitality and a charming atmosphere welcomes each of its guests. All guests are encouraged to relax in the peaceful parlors with a good book, a friendly game of checkers, or quiet conversation. Enjoy cool lemonade served with homemade delights while relaxing in the wicker swing on the front porch or curl up by the fireplace with a cup o...
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The Old Northside Bed & Breakfast is located on the periphery of downtown Indianapolis in the Historic Old Northside. The inn is within walking distance or a short drive to The President Benjamin Harrison Home, Morris Butler House, Monument Circle, Circle Centre, RCA Dome, Indiana Convention Center, and the Conseco Fieldhouse. While in Indianapolis, you may want to also visit the Indianapolis...
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