Midwestern Traveler exhibits include the Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture, the Funky Bones sculpture and a pop-up teahouse near exhibits on Japanese culture.
FRENCH LICK The French Lick and West Baden area is known for its classic entertainment. The French Lick Resort’s two hotels were built in the early 1900s and retain much of their historic charm. The resort offers guided tours to hotel guests and visitors alike, and everyone can use the restored trolley to travel between the two. “Those two hotels are iconic—that’s why people come here,” says Kristal Painter, executive director of Visit French Lick West Baden. The resort is also known for many of its amenities. The resort offers carriage rides every evening, horseback riding and bike rentals and is home to three championship golf courses—the Pete Dye Course, Donald Ross Course and Sultan’s Run. One of Painter’s favorite features, though, is targeted at kids. “They offer
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Kids Fest activities, so those are themed activities throughout the year they offer the kids. Kiddos can stay and do those activities by themselves so mom and dad can sneak away and have some alone time or go to the casino, dinner, something like that, or parents can stay and participate
French Lick Resort offers carriage rides each evening.
in those activities as well,” says Painter. Outside the resort, families and couples can find many new things to do in the region. Adults can enjoy the French Lick Scenic Railway’s new dinner train service starting in August. The train also offers a bourbon-tasting trip in September and an