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Looking for some fun things to do in French Lick, Indiana?

You’ll find plenty of attractions here that are perfect for kids and adults alike. Try our popular year-round French Lick water park. Go fishing or water-skiing Patoka Lake and ride the French Lick Scenic Railway through the Hoosier National Forest. Or choose from the countless other outdoor things to do in French Lick, Indiana, including mountain biking, ATV tours, hiking, zip lining, horseback riding, golfing and much more. In the winter, Paoli Peaks offers skiing, snowboarding, and tubing fun for the whole family!

View the attraction listings below for helpful information you can use to plan your next escape to French Lick-West Baden!

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Enjoy a striking good time at the six lane bowling alley. Play video and pinball machines or shoot a game of pool in the arcadeRead what others are saying about Pluto's Alley!

Shop Refined's selection of unique gifts, home decor, small furniture, handmade items, and re-purposed pieces.

A movement & yoga studio and business. We offer weekly public classes at our home studio in Paoli, Indiana. We also offer multiple retreats each year - with delicious & healthy farm-to-table meals. Kara specializes in teaching mindfulness.

Here in south-central Indiana, the rolling hills are home to Indiana's original wine trail. Each of our wineries and vineyards are one-of-a-kind destinations, with winemakers, tasting rooms and varietals as varied as they come. Here, you'll sip wines…

Fun and friendly competition for your family and friends. Satisfy your need for action and adventure, offering both woodsball and scenario options.

Locally owned flower and gift boutique carrying a wide array of boutique fashion. Find style lines such as BOGG bag, Natural Life, Simply Southern, Mary Square, Michelle McDowell, and Copper Pearl.

Situated in the Hoosier National Forest, this trail boasts scenic views of Springs Valley Lake and remnants of the Buffalo Trace. Hike, bike or horseback ride up to 13 miles of trails.

Designated as a National Natural Landmark, this site features a mysterious "lost river" emerging from a cave after traveling through a karst/limestone system of miles of underground channels. It lies within a 187-acre tract of land filled with impres…

Step back in time and be captivated by the architecture and history of the French Lick and West Baden Springs Hotels. Hear how the area was once THE vacation spot for wealthy health-seekers and high rollers of the turn-of-the-20th-century. Understand…

Ultimate spa experience at affordable prices including massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, wraps, scrubs and spray tanning.

Popular train rides in Indiana aboard the French Lick Scenic Railway offer 20-mile day tours through parts of the Hoosier National Forest, the 2,200-foot Burton Tunnel (Indiana’s second longest tunnel), and past limestone outcroppings. Check the dail…

The racing experience of a lifetime! The quarter-mile indoor track is open year-round and fun for the whole family. Newly added Falcon Raceway for smaller children as well as a new “slick” track for adults. Play in the arcade and redeem prizes in the…

The Depot Tavern is your local hometown bar! A place to come and kick back, enjoy some great company and friendly bartenders! Come and see us!! Check out the daily specials!

Conveniently connected to Freestyle Salon & Boutique in historic Orleans makes a perfect stop for singles, couples, and families!

See over 40 species of animals, all from the comfort of your own vehicle! Watch the animals roam freely and feed them through the windows…be sure to snap pictures and tag us using #MyFrenchLick ! From Alpacas to Zebras, you are sure to see a wide var…

Looking for fun extreme team-building activities? Escape! French Lick has the perfect adventure for your group of friends, family, or colleagues. Does your team have the skills required to solve the mystery and escape the interactive room? Use commun…

The Hoosier National Forest, comprised of 203,000 acres, is set in the rolling hills of south central Indiana, providing a mix of opportunities and resources for people to enjoy. Hiking on over 260 miles of trails, cross country or day hikes availab…

Timeless in its beauty and stylishness, Sinclair's offers an impressive dinner menu and wine list. This restaurant is perfect for a romantic dinner for two or celebratory dinner for many. Named for Lee W. Sinclair one of the original owners of West B…

Experience complete relaxation at this full-service spa featuring a two-level natatorium with 12 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, health club and indoor lap pool. Named one of Conde Nast Traveler’s Top Spas. Trained professionals are masters in…

Enjoy cocktails and light fare while basking in the glorious atrium of the West Baden Springs Hotel. Style meets class in this open area under the amazing dome. Read what others are saying about their dinning experience in the Atrium!

40,000 square foot indoor water park full of unique and exciting features. Known for its innovative and environmentally friendly design, it has been dubbed as "the greenest large water park project to date." No weather worries - water park is enclose…

Enjoy 1,100 rolling acres at this ranch that includes: Up-close Elephant Encounters with various levels of engagement.  Open March - November.  Grizzly Bear Encounters featuring Jeff "The Bear Man" Watson, Bob & Screech. This trio has been featured…

The ultimate setting, either in the classic gardens or inside the world-famous domed atrium, for the perfect wedding.

When life takes it out of you massage puts it back in. Quality service at affordable prices including massage, scrubs, energy foot spa and ear candling.

Enjoy eagle watching or nesting osprey while touring scenic Patoka Lake on a 60' tour boat either in the comfortable interior or open air upper deck. Check calendar of events for cruise dates/times.

There is something for everyone at Patoka Lake, whether you enjoy camping, fishing, boating, hunting or just being outdoors. Hike one of the four trails or bring your bike and cruise along a scenic bike path. Swim at the beach and enjoy a game of dis…

Enjoy this state reservoir with an 8,800 acre lake, hiking and biking trails, modern and primitive camping, beach, picnic areas and nature observing.​ Wilstem Wildlife Park is the Frisbee golfers paradise featuring an 18-hole course. Bring your own h…

Named in honor of May 17, 1875, the date of the first Kentucky Derby, French Lick Springs Hotel’s signature restaurant is located adjacent to the main lobby. Bask in the elegant atmosphere with its open kitchen. Serving 100% premium aged Midwest, cor…

Lose yourself in the tranquil environment of this world-class spa with 28 rooms offering a diverse menu of treatments. Named one of Conde Nast Traveler’s Top Spas, indulge in relaxing services, such as massages, soothing facials, body wraps, Pluto Mi…

Sixteen-lane bowling alley with ticket redemption arcade, pool tables, pro-shop, retractable bumpers, and cosmic bowling. Visit the Spare Time Bar & Grill lounge for food and snacks. Read what others are saying about Paoli Rock-n-Bowl!

Full service marina with houseboat, pontoon and fishing boat rentals. Year round slip and buoy rental available. Mechanic on duty for all repairs. For a unique overnight experience, rent one of Indiana’s first floating cabins. Join them on one (or mo…

The oldest cemetery in the Town of Orleans is historic Greenhill. This burial ground was first laid out when the town was first founded in 1815. Many of the town’s early pioneer families rest in this old town cemetery. Across from Greenhill just to t…

Fun all year long with an indoor Lazer Tag course and 9-hole cosmic golf and arcade. Test your skills outside on the 18-hole challenging and breathtaking course. Read what others are saying about Shotz Lazer Tag and Miniature Golf!

Artifacts and items of historical significance from Orange County, Indiana are on display and open to the public at the Orange County Museum located on the Northwest corner of the courthouse square. Check website for days of operation.

Enjoy the unique experience of a paint party!

For a unique and enriching experience make a stop at Envision Designs. One-of-a-kind, beautiful hand-crafted purses, baskets, totes and more all made with love and a special purpose. All of the profits from Envision Designs sales go directly to fund…

Year-round nature enthusiasts have miles of trails to explore at French Lick Resort. More than ten miles of dirt and gravel wind throughout the Hoosier National Forest - perfect for wildlife viewing and exercise in the fresh air.

The greatest in interactive arcade games with a redemption center full of prizes.

About the West Baden Springs Hotel:   243 Luxury Guest Rooms and Suites Sister Property to French Lick Springs Resort National Landmark, Built in 1902 Once known as the 8th Wonder of the World Named Best Historic Hotels of America Home to the Pete D…

The #iSpyVFLWB Scavenger Hunt contains clues from places throughout the destination, which includes the four towns West Baden, French Lick, Orleans, and Paoli. Collect a photo of yourself with the spyglass (NO SPYGLASS NEEDED RIGHT NOW) at each locat…

Information on local businesses and services provided in both communities and information on sponsored events.

Apparel, accessories, jewelry, and more!  Western chic, plus some bling.

Tasting room open daily offering a large gift shop, wine sales and a nice place to sit and sip ... indoors or outdoors.  Located at the entrance of Patoka Lake, you're sure to enjoy the lodge-like atmosphere.  Serving 27 varieties of wine along with…

CJ’s Boutique is a women’s clothing and accessories shop.  Offering women’s clothing sizes from S - 4XL, stylish purses, hats, jewelry, jackets, candles, novelty T-shirts and French Lick and West Baden souvenirs.

A family owned and operated winery and vineyard, the French Lick Winery has been producing award winning wines since 1995. Along with operating an on-site cafe and gift shop, the winery has recently ventured into distilling. One of the premiere South…

Dice Riot is looking for a location and trying to set up our new Business. Our hopes is to expand into a used book store and Coffee.For now, check out their website for links, games, and more!

World-class entertainment as seen in Branson, MO is now in French Lick, IN at the Abbeydell Hall. The theatre sits on a beautiful estate, formerly known as the residence of basketball legend Larry Bird. Now transformed into a dinner theatre, audience…

Venture into the wild countryside with our exciting trail rides. Discover the true beauty as you travel along many miles of the Lost River and the steep inclines of the rugged terrain. If you are lucky, you could spot deer, red-tailed hawks, wild tur…

Hunt pheasant, quail and chukars in different types of ground cover on gently rolling terrain. Professional guides and dogs are available.

Experience the area's rich history circa 1900-1930. See the room-sized miniature Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. Learn about the famous artists, politicians, horsemen and sports figures who once called the area home. From Pluto Water to gambling, the museu…

"Cutting Edge Art," along with one-of-a-kind chainsaw sculptures created by award-winning carvers from across the US, including Jason Emmons. Be sure to check them out at the Annual Block Bash celebration downtown French Lick in September!  Unique G…

The newly renovated structure is one of the oldest working courthouses in Indiana. Architecture is Greek Revival and this building is on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Nine-hole public golf course. Great for beginners or professionals alike. Enjoy the full-service clubhouse, pro-shop and restaurant.

Enjoy this state reservoir with an 8,800 acre lake, hiking and biking trails, modern and primitive camping, beach, picnic areas and nature observing. This park is the Frisbee golfers paradise featuring an 18-hole course.

Four levels of UV and Sunless tanning. Massage services include: MPS Therapy Swedish Deep Tissue Area Specific Sports Pregnancy Ionic Foot Detox

Natural foods grocery store featuring healthy local food plus a “grab ‘n go” deli with homemade soups, fresh salads and sandwiches. Dine-in or on the patio or carry-out.

One of the most unique collections of antique hair items dedicated to cosmetology history, including an antique permanent machine, hair jewelry, tools and hair from Elvis.

Distinctively different and equally entertaining, this shop transports visitors to the Resort’s heyday with retro-chic merchandise, accessories and books. Landmarks Emporium can be found in French Lick Springs Hotel and West Baden Springs Hotel.

Stop in and see all the latest styles in jeans, sweaters, jewelry, and even scrunchies! Freestyle Salon is a full service salon offering haircuts, color, highlights, perms, waxing, spa pedicures, manicures, and special occasion hair.

Paoli Peaks, Indiana’s premiere ski resort, features: Sixty-five acres of skiable terrain 15 trails 5 chairlifts 3 surface lifts Full-service ski and snowboard rental shop Pro-shop Dining on site Arctic blast tubing offers 10+ lanes of slip-sliding…

Over 20 vendors offering new and used items, primitives, antiques, collectibles, furniture, handmade items, jewelry and more.  Visit often for the ever-changing inventory.

Unique shopping experience of primitive furniture, home decor, and gifts. Specializing in handcrafted furniture, up-cycled jewelry, hand-painted signs, graphic-T's, as well as other home decor.

French Lick Zip Line is a 4,000 foot canopy tour, meaning there are no ground landings, only platform landings, featuring 9 zip lines. Giving guests the opportunity to sail through the beautiful countryside. Read what others are saying about their zi…

Milling all of their grains on-site, with as much passion for the raw materials as for the finished product. Their milling operation and locally grown grains are the heart of all they do. Relying on traditional methods and new innovations to craft a…

Hike this 88-acre forest south of Paoli in one of the last old-growth forests of its size in Indiana.

A special place where the body and spirit come alive.  Full-service spa offering a wide variety of services to infuse wellness and relaxation into your day.  Visit them at their new location (formerly Balanced Bodywork & Massage) in downtown French L…

Four-screen theatre with all-stadium seating and high-back rocking seats; devices for the hearing impaired are available. Located ¼ mile from the French Lick Springs Hotel. Read what others are saying about their experience at the Springs Stadium 4 T…

Adjacent to the French Lick Resort Hotel, this 51,000-square-foot Vegas-style gaming facility features over 1,100 slot machines, a high-limit gaming area with VIP lounge, 40 table games and more. Indiana’s largest non-smoking gaming area offers the l…

Looking for timeless, unique and beautiful Reclaimed, Restored, Repurposed and Refined items in French Lick? Visit our peaceful oasis for Home decor Small furniture Restored & repurposed items Authentic packaged Italian foods Memorabilia Gifts With…

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