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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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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…

Go on a guided trail ride and enjoy over 30 miles of scenic trails on 1,100 rolling acres.  4,000-foot-canopy zipline tour, hiking, biking, and horseback riding.  Animal encounters including Elephants, Giraffes, and Kangaroos!  Lodging available on…

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…

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!

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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