Corydon Capitol State Historic Site with Fall Foliage

Fall in Harrison County

Events and Things to Do

Fall is here! There’s a nip in the air, colorful foliage to take in, and the first fallen leaves crackling underfoot. Southern Indiana’s natural beauty, things to do, and wide-open spaces make a weekend getaway here a memorable way to safely enjoy this spectacular season.

Attend an outdoor event or festival, or set off on your own to hike, mountain bike, or kayak. Or split your time between the two and finish off your day with a delicious meal and local wine.

Learn more about these and other things to do in Harrison County by browsing our visitor guide. Click here to request your free copy today.

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site Fall
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Kayak the Ohio River

October 17

Take in Southern Indiana’s natural beauty by kayak! Join a guided 16-mile kayak trip down the scenic Ohio River. If there's a better way to enjoy the fall foliage, we haven't found it! Learn More >>

Corydon Extravaganza

October 24 & 25

An astonishing array of handmade items and antiques comprise the Corydon Extravaganza, an event held three times a year at Corydon’s historic fairgrounds. Learn More >>

State Historic Site Real Haunted Happenings Tour

October 31

Put on your brave face for Real Haunted Happenings: Dark Corners of Corydon…you’re going to need it! This heart-pounding, lantern-guided tour takes you through all the spooky and grim locations in historic downtown Corydon. You’ll hear stories at the Capitol and Governor’s Mansion of unexplained encounters. Learn More >>

Things to Do

Fall on the Farm

Farm Life offers quintessential fall activities for all ages, such as a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and more. Make fall memories together at this outdoor attraction. Learn More >>

O'Bannon Woods State Park

Located on the Ohio River in the southernmost part of the state, this 2,300 acre park has a lot to offer with breathtaking vistas and many amenities.

Hike 18 miles of day-use trails in the gorgeous scenery of Southern Indiana. The trails are also a popular destination for mountain biking and horseback riding. Learn More >>

Historic Downtown Corydon

The town of Corydon was established in 1808 and served as Indiana’s first state capitol. With most buildings in Historic Downtown Corydon dating back to the 1800s, the history of these storied streets is palpable. Soak in the rich backstories of one of these spectacular landmarks, grab takeout from and independent restaurant, and browse antiques. Check out this guide for a perfect day in downtown Corydon >>

Underground Adventures

Below our rolling hills and forests lies a network of caves just waiting to be explored at Indiana Caverns, Marengo Cave, and Squire Boone Caverns. Guided tours take you deep into our greatest natural treasure where you can walk alongside underground streams, investigate captivating cave formations, discover fossils, and observe fascinating animal life below the earth’s surface. And with a constant temperature of 52 degrees, the caves are a perfect outing all year long. Learn More >>

Places to Stay

Relax in a rocking chair on the front porch of our historic bed and breakfast, cozy up around a fire at one of our cabins or campgrounds, stay close to all of the excitement at Caesars Southern Indiana, or enjoy all the modern comforts at one of our hotels. See all of our lodging >>

Escape to Corydon This Fall

The historic town of Corydon was established in 1808, and was Indiana’s first state capital from 1816-1825. Today you’ll find a beautiful downtown with local shops, restaurants, artisans, and lots of historic charm. Plan your trip today and experience Historic Downtown Corydon for yourself.

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