Southern Indiana Attractions and Ideas

Attractions

Welcome to Corydon, a small town with big fun. 

Sure, we’ll be forever celebrated in Indiana history as the state’s first capital, but history is just one chapter in our story. Take a deeper look, and you’ll discover hidden gems that make Harrison County a unique and exciting retreat for adults and kids alike. 

Nestled in the hills of Southern Indiana just 30 miles west of Louisville, we offer unexpected adventures and charming Hoosier hospitality where memory-making lasts a lifetime. Here you can enjoy an authentic slice of Americana while also experiencing thrilling natural wonders, lively art and music, wineries, and breathtaking landscape. 

Nature is at the heart of what makes this a destination like no other. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline-pumping outdoor fun or peaceful scenery, we offer the best of both worlds. Adventure enthusiasts can hike or bike park trails, discover the mystery of Southern Indiana’s natural caverns and caves, and zipline through the treetops—just to name a few. 

While you can count on plenty of adventure in Corydon, a quiet escape awaits where you can rest, relax, and recharge. Tucked inside the Harrison Crawford State Forest, O’Bannon Woods State Park offers camping, fishing, boating, swimming, and so much more. Afterwards you can sip Chardonnay at a local winery, tour historic buildings, pick up some fresh fruit at a farmer’s market, play a round of golf, picnic at the park, and stroll through quaint local shops. 

Corydon goes big on the arts, too. Annual festivals throughout the year showcase local artisans selling stunning handmade items. Why not let your own creativity shine by trying your hand at painting, drawing, and more at one of the do-it-yourself art studios? And if you like music, you’ve come to the right place. Corydon hosts Bluegrass on the Square, country music performances, free weekly concerts downtown throughout the summer, and musical guests at local wineries.

Who says you need to spend a lot to have a good time? Whether you come for the weekend or stay the whole week, a trip to Corydon is easy on the wallet but heavy on fun. With so much to do, there’s truly something for all ages and stages. We can’t wait to see you!

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Southern Indiana Attractions and Things To Do

1816 Modern Kitchen & Drinks

Corydon, IN 47112

A contemporary approach to comfort food classics and craft cocktails.

A Walking Tour of Corydon

Corydon, IN 47112

Home of Indiana’s First State Capitol, Corydon’s historic buildings and sites.

Along Blue River Cabin Rentals

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Two cabins on the Blue River.

Art Party Unlimited

Laconia, Indiana 47135

Paint and sip venue offering public and private art parties, art classes, and event rental.

Artisan Center

Corydon, IN 47111

Unique artworks in a variety of media by local artists.

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Bat Chaser at Indiana Caverns

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Indiana Cavern’s Bat Chaser combines ziplining and free falling in a family-friendly experience

Battle of Corydon Memorial Park

Corydon, IN 47112

Site of the only Civil War battle fought on Indiana soil.

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Baymont Inn & Suites

Corydon, IN 47112

Make yourself at home at the Baymont Inn & Suites Corydon.

Beaver Street Brick Oven and Grill

Corydon, IN 47112

Independently owned restaurant located in Historic Downtown Corydon.

Beaver Street Tap Room

Corydon, IN 47112

Full food and drink menu with craft beers and house brews.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

Corydon, IN 47112

The perfect place to watch the game with 30 TVs.

Best Vineyards Winery & Distillery

Elizabeth, IN 47117

Family owned and operated, producing wine and spirits.

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