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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY
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From the state-of-the-science suspension bridge that welcomes visitors on I-65 to the First Christian Church designed by Eliel Saarinen, Columbus is home to outstanding architecture. The ingenuity of the world's leading architects is expressed in more than 50 buildings and monuments easily found within the city limits. In fact, Columbus is ranked sixth in the nation in terms of architectural quality and innovation of design.
Columbus Area Visitors Center
5th &. Franklin Sts., Columbus
800-468-6564

Brown County Covered Bridge

BROWN COUNTY
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Don't miss the unique village of Nashville with an array of art, craft, specialty and antique shops. Other points of interest include Brown County State Park (Indiana's largest state park), T.C. Steele State Historic Site, great golf courses, great live entertainment, and wonderful dining. Welcoming lodging offers one-of- a-kind hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and cabin rentals.
Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Main & Van Buren Sts., Nashville
800-753-3255
www.browncounty.com

LAWRENCE COUNTY
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Enjoy a driving tour and discover the limestone mills and quarries tucked throughout the county, as well as stone carvings and buildings in Bedford, "The Limestone Capital."  Antique shops, natural beauty and recreational opportunities are abundant. Take a "myst'ry voyage" boat ride into Bluespring Caverns or enjoy one of our scenic golf courses. Spring Mill State Park offers lodging, fine dining, picnic areas and a working 1800 pioneer village.
Lawrence County Tourism
1116 16th St., Bedford
800-798-0769

JACKSON COUNTY
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Experience our small towns and historic tracks as you explore the round barns, recreation areas, antique shops and farm markets throughout our county's scenic countryside. In Seymour, The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts features an exclusive collection of John Mellencamp's paintings, while the downtown Main Street and Tanger Outlet Center are great places to shop.
Jackson County Visitor & Convention Bureau
Tanger Outlet Center at I-65 & Hwy 50 888-524-1914

JENNINGS COUNTY
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For a breath of fresh air visit Jennings County.  Historic Vernon is known for its Civil War history, quaint shops, and wonderful festivals, and antique shops line nearby downtown North Vernon. Enjoy the county's natural beauty in several parks and wildlife areas, or take a scenic drive to Stream Cliff Herb Farm in Commiskey. This historic farm offers beautiful herb gardens, unique shopping opportunities and delicious food.
Jennings County Visitors Center
325 N. SR 7, North Vernon
800-928-3667
www.jenningsco.org

RIPLEY COUNTY
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Travel the trails to treasures in Ripley County! Browse through out many fine antique shops and take scenic drives through the beautiful rolling hills and countryside. Visit Versailles State Park for camping, fishing, paddleboats & horseback riding. Treat yourself to a good meal and a glass of wine at Villa Milan Winery. Stay overnight at one of our innkeepers' establishments in Osgood, Milan, Batesville, and Versailles to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life.
Ripley County Tourism Bureau
102 N. Main Street, Versailles
888-RIPLEY4

DEARBORN COUNTY
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"Do It All in Dearborn County!" Take a cruise aboard the "Dottie G" or experience riverboat gaming at Argosy Casino & Hotel. If you enjoy history, tour Hillforest Mansion or take the walking tour of historic downtown Aurora and Lawrenceburg. Enjoy quaint river town antique & specialty shops, tour Chateau Pomije Winery, dine along the banks of the Ohio or enjoy home-style cooking in country restaurants. Golfing & snow skiing are also available.
Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau
555 Eads Parkway East, Ste, 175
Lawrenceburg
800-322-8198

FRANKLIN COUNTY
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Explore Franklin County's historic communities. Oldenburg offers an Old World flavor in its food as well as its architecture. In Brookville, visit the studio of Hoosier impressionists, Adams & Steele, and enjoy fishing or boating on Brookville Lake. Take a ride aboard the Ben Franklin II in nearby Metamora, and experience an 1830's canal town filled with over 100 specialty shops. There are several fine bed & breakfast inns throughout the county.
Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
440 W. Main St., Brookville
765-647-3177
www.metamora.com

Brown County Covered Bridge - Bean Blossom

FAYETTE COUNTY
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Take a leisurely ride on the Whitewater Valley Railroad, Indiana's longest & most scenic tour train, to experience and learn about early Indiana transportation history. Visit the Canal House, where the Whitewater Canal Company managed the waterway that once linked Cincinnati to points as far north as Cambridge City. While you're in the Connersville area, don't miss the Reynolds Museum to learn more about Fayette County's interesting past.
Connersville/Fayette County Chamber of Commerce
504 Central Ave., Connersville
765-825-2561

RUSH COUNTY
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Visit out newly renovated downtown Rushville and its many specialty stores. Train rides are available in Carthage, an Amish community is located in the southern part of the county, and handmade cherry furniture is beautifully crafted in the town of Homer.
Rush County Chamber of Commerce
315 N. Main Street, Rushville
765-932-2880
www.rushcounty.com/chamber

DECATUR COUNTY
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In Greensburg visit the only courthouse with a tree growing from its tower or enjoy exhibits at the Decatur County Historical Museum showcasing rich history and community pride. Many smaller communities celebrate their heritage with a variety of fall festivals. Special events throughout the year invite visitors to experience the Hoosier Hospitality extended by area residents. Skydiving, golf and several parks offer recreational opportunities, and antique shops are sprinkled throughout the county.
Decatur County Tourism
1201 N. Lincoln St., Greensburg
877-883-5447
www.visitgreensburg.com

 
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