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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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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…

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.

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!

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…

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…

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.

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…

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

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…

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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