Dubois County is a visionary place located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. You’ll discover history, family-fun festivals, specialty and antique shopping, delicious local cuisine, a tourist train, excellent lodging and much more!
Dubois County is continuously growing and expanding, however the history within the communities is strong. There is an abundance of attractions with listings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 19 churches that are over 100 years old!
See history come back to life at the Dubois County Museum or be awed by the Monastery Immaculate Conception, known as the Castle on the Hill. Come get away in Dubois County and be surrounded by history, culture, recreation, arts and architecture.
What to Do:
Enjoy an evening aboard the Spirit of Jasper for a scenic excursion from the Jasper Train Depot. Ride in style on three beautifully renovated, climate-controlled lounge cars complete with restrooms, comfortable seating and a cash bar.
Recently named by Midwest Living Magazine as #3 in the “Top Ten Best New Places to Eat, Play and Stay,” the Spirit of Jasper Train offers special holiday and themed rides available only on select dates and times throughout the year.
Hop aboard the “Jasper to French Lick Express” and travel to the French Lick Resort Casino and historic West Baden. If a dinner train is more your style, sit back and relax aboard the “Ride and Dine” dinner train with a delicious meal as you wind through the beautiful countryside of Southern Indiana.
Locals of Dubois County go crazy for some Bombers baseball! The Dubois County Bombers are a collegiate baseball team that play at the Historic Huntingburg League Stadium. The stadium was depicted in the film “A League of Their Own,” starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna back in the early 90’s.
During the games, players wear vintage-themed WWII uniforms like the ones worn in the movie. During the summertime, stop by Huntingburg League Stadium, grab an iced-cold beer or chilled soda pop and catch a game!
Known as one of the largest county museums in the state of Indiana, the Dubois County Museum showcases the rich German heritage and history of the Dubois County area. The “Main Street Dubois County” exhibit features 17 rooms portraying life at the turn of the 20th century.
The exhibit includes a barber shop, bank, hotel, photographer and shoe shop. Take a dive into history and experience the interactive Lewis and Clark expedition boat or visit the double log cabin, historic agriculture machinery collection. Children will enjoy the hands-on one-room schoolhouse and play yard.
Where to Eat
Brew is an all-day cafe, serving bistro-inspired fare with craft coffee, cocktails and beer. This is the perfect stop for brunch on a Sunday. The brunch menu is loaded with classics like biscuits and gravy, cook-to-style omelets and tasty breakfast sandwiches. Order a mimosa with your meal if you’re feeling fancy!
This premiere restaurant has gained an international reputation for its authentic German and American cuisine and ranks as one of the top ten independent restaurants in Indiana! Stop in for lunch and try the “Bratzel,” Schnitzelbank’s award-winning sandwich, voted number one sandwich in Indiana during Super Bowl 46 in 2012.
In the heart of Huntingburg’s Historic 4th Street, you will find Mama T’s Italian Steakhouse. Everything on the menu is made from scratch. The handmade pasta dish recipes are traced back from several generations! Known for the best steaks in Dubois County, Mama T’s is a must-try while you are in town.
Where to Sleep
Ranked the #1 Days Inn in the state of Indiana, the Days Inn in Jasper is located next to the Jasper 8 Theatres and the beautiful Jasper Riverwalk. The hotel features meeting and banquet rooms, an exercise room, complimentary hot breakfast and laundry facilities.
The guest rooms have recently been renovated and include queen-size beds, in-room high-speed internet, a hairdryer, coffeemaker and free premium television channels. Executive rooms with a desk and recliner are also available for guests traveling on business.
Ranked the #1 Hampton Inn in the state of Indiana, this award-winning hotel is located in the heart of downtown Jasper. The Hampton Inn is within walking distance of the Jasper Riverwalk and near many shops and eateries. Your stay will include a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast.
The hotel features an indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room and business center. Each room includes complementary high-speed internet, free local telephone calls, an ironing board, in-room coffee maker and extended cable with HBO!
The Winfield West Bed and Breakfast, formerly known as “The Powers Inn,” is an 1880’s Second Empire Home. It was purchased and refurbished in early 2015 by its new proprietors. Guests may choose from three rooms during their stay.
The Hunter Room has a king bed with a private bath room. The Belle Room has a queen bed with a private bathroom and the Garden Room has a queen bed with a private bath down the hall. During their stay, guests will enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the spacious dining room.
No matter how you spend your stay in Dubois County, delicious cuisines and exciting attractions await you. The history and culture of Dubois County allow for a unique and welcoming environment for an entire weekend getaway!