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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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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!

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…

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…

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 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!

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.

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…

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

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!

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

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…

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!

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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