You’ll be able to enjoy the true spirit of Southern Indiana hospitality, viewing scenic mountains and quiet inland lakes, caves and wonderful rolling hills as you journey through small picturesque villages, towns and cities. Although canoeing is popular all over the region, some of Indiana's loveliest scenery can be admired while navigating the Blue River through southern Indiana limestone country and cruise through dramatic vistas and magnificent scenery of the Columbas, Bloomington or Rising Sun areas.
Greensburg offers the best and its Aerodrome Skydiving provides a variety of training and jumping options, as well as special events, including the Labour Day Weekend Boogie, one of the nation's biggest gatherings of skydivers. If that is not scary enough perhaps a roller coaster ride is more fitting!
Nashville, snuggled into the hazy blue hills of southern Indiana near the Brown County State Park, Indiana's largest state park, is a very romantic tourist mecca. Couples tend to marry in Brown County State Park and honeymoon in a cosy bed and breakfast. It has everything from scenic vistas to spectacular fall foliage in the autumn and is a favourite family vacation spot not only in spring, but through summer, fall & winter. October is perhaps the busiest time, but the remainder of the year is restful, relaxing, peaceful with plenty to entertain you or explore the endless activities. Within these towns and villages you can go hiking, swimming, fishing, horseback riding, enjoy a picnic and admire the natural beauty of the park located in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and only twenty minutes from the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. Also nestled in a valley within the quaint and scenic Brown County hills, you’ll find some of the finest Country Music entertainment held during the past quarter century. Scores of Country Music's most popular names, as well as Southern Gospel, Contemporary Christian groups and popular vocalists like Tom Jones and Wayne Newton, have appeared in Indiana South over the years. If you are a golf enthusiast be ready for some fine championship courses in the state with daunting white sand bunkers, pristine lakes, bent grass tees, fairways and greens that give the courses their unique character.
For lakes, caves and again good music try the areas of Greenville or New Albany’s Riverfront Amphitheater Center, this outdoor showplace accommodates up to 10,000 persons for activities ranging from Bluegrass music shows and fireworks displays to rock concerts and visiting symphony orchestra performances. Corydon near the state's southern extreme, meandering along the White River and because of its central location is worth a visit or sample the delightful New Harmony near spectacular Mt. Vernon. The City of Madison has created leisurely tough routes designed for mountain bikes with pastoral landscapes; outside town is dotted with interesting historic log and stone structures. Bike routes through Madison in southern Indiana the area's rich history offers beautiful countryside with antique shops, art galleries, the Chautauqua Festival of the Arts and much more. If Madison's history isn't ancient enough, geologic changes also created Indiana's fascinating caves; Marengo Cave offers exciting exploration or take on a more challenging excursion that explores newly discovered sections of the cave. While in cave country, check out Wyandotte Caves State Recreation Area in Leavenworth; Squire Boone Caverns in Corydon; and Bluespring Caverns in Bedford. Wherever you plan to stay you’ll find bed and breakfast in Indiana South extremely charming and comfortable with excellent value for money!