Southern Indiana Attractions and Ideas

Attractions

There is no better place to begin understanding the rich history of Southern Indiana than the Harrison County Discovery Center. This immersive experience explores the most of the historic sites in southern Indiana from the pioneer days of Daniel Boone to the Civil War. Families will also enjoy learning about the vast network of caves and caverns in southern Indiana as well before heading out to see them with your own eyes. Harrison County also offers many of the first historic sites in Indiana.

A lot of history has happened in or around the city of Corydon. The town hosts the original Indiana state capitol and the Constitutional Elm, where our first state constitution was signed.

Of course, you don't miss the Battle for Corydon Memorial Park, the site where 450 members of the Harrison County Home Guard attempted to delay Morgan's 2,400 Confederate soldiers as they marched across Indiana. This park commemorates the only Civil War battle fought on Indiana soil.

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Southern Indiana Attractions and Things To Do

1816 Modern Kitchen

1816 Modern Kitchen & Drinks

Corydon, IN 47112

Historic Downtown Corydon’s newest attraction, 1816 Modern Kitchen & Drinks, is now open! This long-awaited restaurant serves up twists on Southern favorites (such as pimento cheese, fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, and more!) for brunch, lunch and dinner alongside a selection of cocktails, beer and wine. Browse the menu and more at 1816kitchen.com.

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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

Choose from 2 cabins. One cabin sleeps 4, the other sleeps 12.

Art Party Unlimited

Laconia, Indiana 47135

Paint and sip venue offering public and private art parties, art classes and special event rental. We will help you celebrate life through art including, but not limited to, paint on canvas and crafts. We do private parties for all occasions.

Artisan Center (Harrison County Arts)

Corydon, IN 47111

Represents local artists year round at it’s gallery, the Artisan Center.

Bat Chaser Aerial Coaster at Indiana Caverns Family Adventure Park

Corydon, Indiana 47112

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

Fall at Battle of Corydon Park

Battle of Corydon Memorial Park

Corydon, IN 47112

Commemorating the only Civil War battle fought on Indiana soil. The log cabin has been restored and is open Friday Saturday and Sunday from 10-4 during the summer season.

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Baymont Inn & Suites

Corydon, IN 47112

Come on over to Baymont Inn & Suites Corydon hotel and make yourself at home.

Beaver Street Brick Oven and Grill

Corydon, IN 47112

Independently owned restaurant located in Historic Downtown Corydon.

Beaver Street Tap Room

Corydon, IN 47112

The Beaver Street Tap Room offers a full food menu along with a great selection of craft beer, including our own signature beers.

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Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

Corydon, IN 47112

Family sports pub with over 30 TVs and a game room for kids.

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Best Vineyards Winery

Elizabeth, IN 47117

Best Vineyards is a small farm winery in South East Harrison County. Best Vineyards is now making some of your favorite spirits in our distillery.

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