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The Leavenworth Inn Links
Indiana's state tourism slogan is "Restart Your Engines" and southern Indiana is the perfect place to do that. You can choose time to relax and rejuvenate as well as choose your favorite adventure. Our region offers many outdoor recreational activities including: Hiking and mountain biking in the Hoosier National Forest, Indiana's only National Forest; canoeing along the Blue River with Cave Country Canoes; caving in our three cave systems including Marengo Cave, Squire Boone Caverns and Blue Springs Caverns. Other great attractions in our region include: Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, voted the world's cleanest and friendliest theme park and voted having the #1 Wooden Roller Coaster on the Planet, French Lick Springs and West Baden Resorts, Patoka Lake, historic Corydon (Indiana's First State Capitol), Paoli Peaks Skiing & Snowboarding, and the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial. We are closely located to Old Capital Golf Club, O'Bannon Woods State Park and Aquatic Park, Golf Shores indoor and outdoor miniature golf, several wineries and much more.
Marengo Cave, the most highly decorated cave known in the Interior lowlands, offers a contrast and variety of underground splendor unmatched in any single cave.
Squire Boone Caverns
This beautiful cave is filled with dazzling formations and underground waterfalls. Be sure to visit the gristmill and the craftsmen in the village as they go about their work.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial & Museum
Visit the re-created pioneer homestead of President Lincoln's youth. This Southern Indiana farm has everything it would have had back in the 1800's including homesteaders.
Churchill Downs Museum
Here you will learn about the exciting history of horse racing. Read about the winners and those who came close. There are tours available, a giftshop to browse through, and many other things.
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
This park has tons of rides and a water park. #1 for Family Fun. Free soft drinks, parking and sunscreen.
The Overlook Restaurant
The "High Point in Dining Along the Ohio" in Leavenworth, Indiana, The Overlook Restaurant offers a 20 mile panoramic vista of the Ohio River. As you enjoy warm hospitality and delicious country cooking, watch barges churn up and down the river or the sun setting behind the wooded hills of southern Indiana.
The Dock Restaurant
Located right on the Ohio River at Leavenworth, Indiana, The Dock Restaurant offers a spectacular, up close view. Dine on the deck or enclosed porch and enjoy your meal as you watch barges churning up and down the river. Boat dock available during summer season.
The Blue River Cafe
Located in Milltown, Indiana near The Blue River. The Blue River Cafe offers fine dining cuisine. Enjoy light live music during dinner.
Frech Lick & West Baden Springs Resort
One Amazing Resort, Two Grand Hotels: Quite simply French Lick Resort is two hotels, each with an historic past that has been developed into one fabulous destination for family fun, friend getaways or a romantic vacation with that special someone.
Big Locust Farm
This modern brick Victorian, located on 60 rural acres, is a great place to relax and unwind. Named for its big locust tree (the largest in Indiana), this small bed and breakfast offers personalized service and attention. After a hearty breakfast, guests can enjoy the quiet or visit nearby attractions.
Cave Country Canoes
Cave Country Canoes, located in the heart of Indiana's Cave Country, offers a canoe trip to fit your level of ability and experience. Our canoeing trips range from a half-day trip for beginners and those with children 3 and older to two day trips for the more experienced enthusiast.
Essence House Retreat
The Essence House Retreat is the perfect setting for retreats of all types, team building, family gatherings and much more.
The historic first capital of Indiana is overflowing with activities. Browse the unique shops on the square or visit the many historic sites including Indiana's only Civil War Battlefield. Be sure not to leave until you've visited the Constitutional Elm.
Hoosier Hills Marina
This full service marina is tucked away in a quiet cove of Patoka Lake. With slips and moorings for 170 boats, Hoosier Hills can accommodate everything from 20' pontoons and cruisers to 70' houseboats. A rental fleet and conveniently stocked store are also available.
Old Capital Golf Club
This beautiful 18 hole golf course is open to public play. The 6,706 yard championship course sits on 173 acres of gently rolling hills, with Little Indian Creek meandering through several of the holes.
Skiers and snowboarders of ALL AGES are welcome! A Kids' Snow Kamp provides all day supervision for ages 5-12. Fifteen slopes, equipment rentals, ski school, pro shop, certified instructors, food service, and ski lodge add up to winter fun at its best.
Scott's Timberline Lake
The lake is located on 46 acres of serenity for your fishing or relaxing pleasure. The PRIVATE lake offers you the opportunity to catch "the big one!" For the catch of a lifetime, our lake has everything you need, including small fishing boats with trolling motors! Secluded enjoyment and private fishing -- perfect for a quite week or weekend in the country!
The Fun Farm
Laser tag, go-kart, rock-climbing wall, paintball games and store, (1 indoor and 7 outdoor fields for paintball and laser tag), arcade, bean bag game, 22-hole championship disk (frisbee) golf course, corn maze, hayrides, karaoke, large pavilion for weddings / reunions / company outings / birthday parties, and hiking trails.
Savor the award winning taste of German and Swiss-style wines. Enjoy a free wine cellar tour and relax in the summer wine garden. Browse the gift shop and select from a variety of art, gourmet foods, and unique gifts. The Indiana Uplands Wine Trail offers year-round food, music, and special events!
Crawford County, Indiana, has much to offer you. It's home to Marengo Cave and Cave Country Canoes. Be sure to click the link and find out everything else you can do while you're here.
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Explore! Southern Indiana
Explore the historic and beautiful Southern Indiana region with a comprehensive guide of points of interest
Home to Indiana's First State Capitol, visitors tour the old capitol buildilng, stroll the historic streets and unique shops, delve underground at one of the three area caverns, and taste the best of the vine at Turtle Run Winery.
Miles of majestic Ohio River panoramas, thousands of acres of Hoosier National Forest, and small rustic lakes create a natural scenic getaway. Enjoy fishing, camping, hiking, biking, and swimming. Visit quaint historic river towns and browse their unique shops.
Lawrence County has provided limestone for the construction of such impressive buildings as the Pentagon and the Empire State Building. Rich in history and rural, scenic beauty, visitors can explore an underground river or visit an early 1800s restored pioneer village.
Settled by Quakers over 200 years ago, this rural Hoosier county is a unique blend of history, scenic beauty, and outdoor recreation. Snow skiing, a mineral springs resort, and a large recreational lake make Orange County an ideal destination for all seasons.
Rich in history and scenic beauty, Spencer County offers a wide variety of fun and educational attractions for visitors of all ages. A partial list includes Lincoln State Park, Lincoln Pioneer Village, Holiday World, Saint Meinrad Archabbey, and Buffalo Run. Free information and brochures are available.
The Leavenworth Inn is just 40 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky!
Louisville, Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau
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