Our Promise

Delightful Discoveries in Southern Indiana. Charming down-home feel, natural explorations, one of a kind resort experiences. Your pleasant surprises await.

Our Mission

The mission of Discover Southern Indiana is to create a welcoming visitor experience where they can have it all.

Radius Regionalism Efforts

Radius Indiana is creating regionalism with our eight county tourism initiative. We are removing the county lines to create a better experience for our visitors. Discover that charming down-home feel in Southern Indiana.

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Crawford County
  • POPULATION: 10,558
  • FOUNDED: 1818
  • AREA: 308.72 sq mi
  • 888-755-2282
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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Crawford County warmly greets long-time residents and visitors with more than 300 miles of rolling hills, winding roads, and rugged trails for biking, walking and horseback riding along the Ohio River. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound, including Patoka Lake, Marengo Cave, Wyandotte Cave, Harrison-Crawford State Forest, Yellow Birch Ravine, Sycamore Springs Park, Hoosier National Forest, Hemlock Cliffs, The Ohio River, Little Blue River, and the Horseshoe Bend Overlook.

Daviess County
  • POPULATION: 33,147
  • FOUNDED: 1818
  • AREA: 436.87 sq mi
  • 800-449-5262
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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Daviess County’s growing community is characterized by an entrepreneurial spirit and the old-time charm of a thriving Amish culture. West Boggs Lake and Park, Montgomery Ruritan Park, and the Glendale Fish and Wildlife Area provide ample opportunities for fishing, boating, camping, and hunting. Local community festivals featuring art, antiques, and Daviess County Amish-produced goods and services, which are highly prized nationwide, draw together both residents and visitors.

Dubois
  • POPULATION: 42,565
  • FOUNDED: 1818
  • AREA: 435.33 sq mi
  • 800-968-4578
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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Dubois County is home to the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame and visitors can spend summer afternoons watching the Dubois County Bombers play the national pastime at historic League Stadium. The thriving Jasper Community Arts Center, historic Fourth Street retail shopping, well-known folk and blues music festivals, and lively Germain heritage create a vibrant, eclectic backdrop and small-town charm. Staples like Jasper’s Schnitzelbank Restaurant and the annual Strassenfest street festival celebrate the county’s heritage with family-oriented German music, beer, dancing, and food.

Greene County
  • POPULATION: 32,006
  • FOUNDED: 1821
  • AREA: 545.92 sq mi
  • info@visitgc.com
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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The independent spirit, love of the land, and humble hardworking nature that characterized the first settlers who established the thriving small towns nestled throughout Greene County’s sprawling countryside is still alive today. With thousands of acres of wooded rolling hills and lakes, there is no shortage of scenic views or opportunities for outdoor recreation. The county’s 8,034-acre Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area is one of the largest, most successful wetland restoration projects in the country. Outdoor enthusiasts can observe many migrating bird species, including an impressive Sandhill Crane fly-in each spring.

Lawrence County
  • POPULATION: 46,134
  • FOUNDED: 1818
  • AREA: 451.93 sq mi
  • 800-798-0769
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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Known as the Limestone Capital of the World, Lawrence County’s rural countryside, stone terrain, and national forests are dotted by small homes and farms in close-knit communities. Visitors can enjoy an abundance of natural features like Bluespring Caverns and Spring Mill State Park, home to the Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial, which honors the Mercury Seven astronaut who was the second American to fly in space. Locally-grown persimmons, harvested each autumn to make Indiana’s famous persimmon pudding, are celebrated at a festival every September.

Martin County
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The inviting, small-town charm and sense of community makes Martin County an ideal Americana stop for visitors. Deep valleys, intricate rock bluffs, and stunning ridges painted against a backdrop of idyllic four-seasons weather beckon residents and visitors to take a scenic drive through the county’s hills and hollows. Situated along the winding East Fork of the White River, the unusual geologic formations of “Jug Rock” and splendor of Hoosier National Forest, Martin State Forest, West Boggs Park, and Hindostan Falls create ample opportunities for exploring, swimming, hunting, and fishing.

Orange County
  • POPULATION: 19,489
  • FOUNDED: 1816
  • AREA: 408.19 sq mi
  • 812-936-3418
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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With its rural charm and healing sulfur springs, Orange County has long drawn travelers in search of the perfect place to enjoy gracious Southern Indiana hospitality. The county is home to the world-class French Lick Springs Hotel and French Lick Casino, historic West Baden Springs Hotel, and the Pete Dye Course at French Lick. The popular French Lick Scenic Railway, which transforms into a magical Polar Express storybook adventure complete with hot cocoa during the holidays, gives passengers the opportunity to survey 20 miles of gently rolling hills, limestone outcroppings, and the Hoosier National Forest.

Washington County
  • POPULATION: 27,943
  • FOUNDED: 1814
  • AREA: 516.60 sq mi
  • 812-883-4303
  • VISIT WEBSITE
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Situated less than 25 miles from the Kentucky-Indiana border, Washington County contains Indiana’s longest hiking trail, the 58-mile Knobstone Trail, which many use to prepare for hiking the Appalachian Trail because of its steep climbs and descents. For those who like to move at a faster pace, the famous Salem Speedway attracts visitors and drivers from across the country. Motorsport enthusiasts recognize the Speedway as one of the most unique and storied racetracks in America, which has been a staple of the county’s strong racing tradition in open-wheel and stock car competition since 1947. Racing legends like Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, and many others have treaded the track’s imposing 33-degree banks.

Indiana Uplands

In 2014, a coalition of regional leaders, stakeholders and local officials announced the completion of a regional strategic plan aimed at fostering new growth and capitalizing on existing assets in the region. In 2016, Lilly Endowment Inc. awarded three grants totaling $42 million to advance a range of activities focusing on research and development, workforce and education initiatives, and projects that enhances the region’s quality of place. Read more about ROI and our partners: Who We Are

To discover more about the Indiana Uplands region, visit www.inuplands.org

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