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Whether arriving with children, or not, French Lick West Baden is one of the best family vacation resorts, with family fun activities for any age–whether you’re young or young at heart.

Spend the day splashing away with the kids at the Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park, sit back and take in the views aboard the fully-restored French Lick Scenic Railway, get your heart pumping with a wet and wild time water skiing or tubing on Patoka Lake or get up close and personal with a bald eagle or other native wildlife. You can also explore our local parks, learn about our history in a museum, head out for an afternoon of shopping and much more.

French Lick, Indiana family fun activities include special ‘Just for Kids’ and ‘Just for Teens’ categories, which makes French Lick among the top resorts for family reunions and travel groups in the region. Need some inspiration for your vacations? View our gallery of photos and videos from around French Lick-West Baden and get ideas for grand getaways. 

Browse below to find fun activities for kids and adults alike and add them to your itinerary. You can also search for hotel and resort accommodations, restaurants and more to start making travel plans in French Lick-West Baden, Indiana! You’ll quickly see what makes this such a great place for families to get away from it all.

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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!

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!

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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