Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. After a long winter in the Midwest, escape the city and head to French Lick, Indiana – you’ll find that this small town offers plenty to see and do!

11 Awesome Things to Do in French Lick, Indiana

Front Porch and Rocking Chairs at Sunset

  • 1. Test your luck at the popular French Lick Casino
  • 2. Play 18-holes at a championship golf course
  • 3. Unwind at various local spa retreats
  • 4. Take a hike in nearby Hoosier National Forest
  • 5. Explore the Indiana Railway Museum
  • 6. Tour French Lick Winery and taste award-winning wines
  • 7. Hike Buffalo Trace, carved long ago by wild Buffalo
  • 8. Hop on the French Lick scenic railway
  • 9. Tour the historic courthouse in nearby Paoli
  • 10. Make a splash at an indoor water park
  • 11. Grab a bite at Chicago’s Pizza, Vintage Café or Micki’s Deli and Sweets

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For a unique stay in French Lick, Indiana, consider renting a houseboat or floating cabin on Patoka Lake!

Find Your Way to French Lick, Indiana

This small-town Indiana retreat is closer that you think! Only a few hours from these Midwest cities, French Lick is an ideal long weekend getaway in the Midwest:

Indoor Water Slides and Waterpark

  • Louisville, KY – about 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Indianapolis, IN – about 2 hours and 5 minutes
  • Cincinnati, OH – about 2 hours and 50 minutes
  • Lexington, KY – about 2 hours and 50 minutes
  • Fort Wayne, IN – about 3 hours and 55 minutes
  • St. Louis, MO – about 4 hours
  • Springfield, IL – about 4 hours and 20 minutes
  • Chicago, IL – about 4 hours and 45 minutes

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