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Fun Spring Break Weekend Getaways near Indy

Spring Break is on the Horizon. No plans? No problem! There are plenty of places to visit in Indiana that will keep you and your family entertained.

French Lick

Known the world over as a place that celebrities used to frequent in the early 1900’s for its iconic hot springs and luxury spas, French Lick underwent a major transformation in the early 2000’s when both French Lick and West Baden Resorts were purchased by the Koch brothers and completely renovated. Situated in southern Indiana surrounded by hills, and a Pete Dye Golf Course, French Lick is the perfect getaway. Kick Off Your Stay Buy Reserving a Room at the French Lick Resort 8670 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432 (812) 936-9300 Take a Ride on the popular French Lick Scenic Railway 8594 W. State Road 56, Box 150, French Lick, IN 47432 (800) 748-7246 If you’ve ever dreamed of getting up close and personal with elephants and giraffes a visit to Wilstem just up the road in Paoli is a must! 4237 US-150, Paoli, IN 47454 (812) 936-4484 Too cold for the pool? No problem. Big Splash is a 40,000 square foot indoor water park. 8505 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432 (812) 936-3866

Brown County

Jump Start your stay at the well-known Story Inn, and enjoy breakfast in the Inn’s Restaurant 6404 IN-135, Nashville, IN 47448 (812) 988-2273 Mine for your very own colorful gemstones at Copper Head Creek Gem Mine 79 (a) Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN 47448 (812) 988-2422 Visit rescued birds and learn how they are cared for the in Indiana Raptor Center Sanctuary 1376 Jackson Branch Ridge Rd, Nashville, IN 47448 (812) 988-8990 Go back in time, and take a visit to the local Pioneer Village Museum 90 Gould St, Nashville, IN 4744 (812) 988-2899

Downtown Indy

Adults and Children alike when enjoy sleeping in a room that is actually a converted train car at the Crowne Plaza Hotel 123 W Louisiana St, Indianapolis, IN 46225 (317) 631-2221 Take a tour UNDER the city with City Market Catacombs Tour 222 E Market St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 639-4534 Explore Civil War History at the Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum 431 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 232-7615 Take in the rotating exhibits at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, iMOCA 216 E South St, Indianapolis, IN 46225 (317) 624-8200