Nothing is more fun than a day out with your closest girlfriends. Southern Indiana has lots of things to do for you and your friends. Kick back on a winery porch, shop rural and downtown areas, indulge in some sweet treats, and admire outdoor art. These fabulous finds are memories waiting to be made:
This one-of-a-kind nursery showcases rare trees, plants, and whimsical garden art sculptures. Stop by for special events such as kite flying, bluegrass music, and star gazing. Enjoy this unique open-air experience April through October. Seasonal.
Nearby: Brooklyn and the Butcher, Big Four Bridge and Big Four Station Park, Huber’s Orchard, Winery and Vineyards
This small farm winery grows their own grapes and crafts them into unique wines. Favorites include Sweet Creek Rose, Lilly White, and Dry Creek Red. Enjoy free daily wine tastings from noon to 6pm EST and the gorgeous views. Call ahead to schedule a private tasting and catered dinner for your group.
Nearby: Turtle Run Winery, Hayswood Nature Preserve, Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites
Gather the gals for a winery tasting near beautiful Hoosier National Forest. Enjoy meats, cheeses, and chocolates while sipping on a glass of wine. Patoka Lake Winery has more than fifteen varieties of artisan and classic wines. Be sure to try the award-winning Captains’ Chardonnay, Biker’s Black and Blue, Reisling, and Das Apfel Riesling. The winery even has onsite luxury suites.
Nearby: French Lick Winery, French Lick Casino, Escape! French Lick
Shop the backroads of Southern Indiana. You’ll find novelty shops, greenhouses, bulk groceries, hand-crafted furniture, home-crafted goods, and home-cooked meals. Explore on your own or take a guided tour of these traditional Amish communities.
Nearby: Daviess County Museum, Putters Bay, Glendale Fish & Wildlife Area
Plan an overnight stay with your gals in this historic cottage. The cottages sit upon a bluff with gorgeous views and porches overlooking the Ohio River. The fully furnished cottages sleep up to eight people. Walk down to the river town trail and unique shops in Downtown Newburgh.
Nearby: Dusty Barn Distillery, Haynie’s Corner, Tropicana Evansville Casino
Indulge in chocolates, candies, gourmet coffee beans, teas, soft-serve ice cream, baked goods, and more. The hand-dipped fruit make for a delectable treat to accompany your fresh-brewed drink. Of course, you can’t have just one. You’ll need to grab some treats to-go for your road trip home.
Nearby: Broadway House Bistro, Gibson County Barn Quilt Trail, Henager’s Memories & Nostalgia Museum
What are you waiting for? Gather up the girls and road trip down to Southern Indiana for a weekend of fun.