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100 Things to Do

Plan your trip to visit us in French Lick & West our surrounding communities of Paoli and Orleans.  We've put together a "small" list to help you! 


1. Tour the West Baden Hotel during Indiana Landmark’s Historical Tours
2. Tour the French Lick Springs Hotel during Indiana Landmark’s Historical Tours
3. Kayak on Patoka Lake
4. Escape French Lick! French Lick’s own Escape Room
5. Go-Karting
6. Zip-Lining
7. Meet a Giraffe
8. Drive-Thru Safari
9. Give an Elephant a Spa Bath
10. Live Music Every Evening at the West Baden Springs Hotel
11. Branson-Style Dinner Theater
12. Concerts
13. Narrated Scenic Nature Cruise on Patoka Lake
14. Catch a Movie
15. Watch Vintage Baseball
16. Tour the French Lick West Baden Museum
17. See Larry Bird’s Personal Sports Memorabilia at 33 Brick Street
18. Wine Tastings
19. Spirit Tastings
20. Hiking in 1000’s of acres of forestry throughout the destination
21. Golf a Tom Bendelow, Donald Ross, and a Pete Dye Course all in one destination.
22. Arcades
23. Roller Skating
24. Bowling
25. Axe Throwing
26. Spa Day
27. Relax by a pool at the Resort.
28. Enjoy the view from the veranda at the Resort.
29. Bird Watching
30. Horseback Riding
31. Carriage Rides
32. Enjoy an upscale dining experience at the 1875 Steakhouse.
33. Indulge in the chocolate dome while enjoying the ambiance of the West Baden Hotel.
34. Murder Mystery Weekends
35. Scenic Train Rides
36. Bourbon Train Rides
37. Polar Express Train Ride
38. Indoor Water Park
39. Mini Golf
40. Laser Tag
41. Enjoy a brick oven pizza at the Speakeasy.
42. Picnic on Congress Square in Orleans
43. Orange County HomeGrown Farmer’s Market
44. Pumpkin Festival
45. Block Bash
46. Dogwood Festival in the Dogwood Capitol of Indiana
47. Sloth Encounter
48. Historic Trolley Tours
49. Otter Encounter
50. Wine & Canvas
51. Yoga with Wine
52. Afternoon Tea
53. Fishing
54. Check out the Nature Center Raptor Program with a Bald Eagle, Hawk, & Owl.
55. Camping
56. Casino
57. Shop in one of our Artisan Shops
58. Rent a Houseboat or Pontoon
59. Paintball
60. See the second oldest courthouse still in use in Indiana.
61. Retreat at So IN Body Movement, Yoga, & Wellness
62. Swim in the Lake
63. Stay in one of the many unique lodging facilities within the destination.
64. Participate in our iSpy Scavenger Hunt
65. See Wesley Chapel Gulf a Natural National Landmark
66. Meet a Kangaroo
67. Visit the Orange County Museum and the Lindley House for Free!
68. Do some Antiquing!
69. Ski Paoli Peaks
70. Visit Envision Designs where you can find hand-crafted purses, baskets, totes and more!
71. Sporting Clays
72. Disc Golf
73. Manhunt and Survival Games
74. Rent a balcony room at the West Baden Hotel
75. Sunset Wine Cruises
76. Canvas Painting Tutorials
77. Mommy & Me Tea
78. Jazz Under the Dome Weekend
79. Behind the Scenes Tours
80. Twilight Tours
81. Dinosaur Adventure Train
82. Summer Splash Bash Train Ride
83. Food Truck Events
84. Circus Day at the Museum
85. Thunder Over Patoka
86. French Lick Resort 4 th of July Weekend Fireworks
87. French Lick Resort Tree Lightings
88. 50 Days of Holiday Lights throughout the Resort
89. Fall Festival of Lights at Wilstem Wildlife Park
90. Wilstem Winterfest of Lights
91. Chocolate Tasting Train
92. Orleans Fall Fun Fest
93. Take in a sunset at the Lake from the beach.
94. Holiday Markets
95. Home & History Holiday Tours
96. Enjoy Live Music in the Summer on Fridays on the Town Green
97. Art on the Green
98. Christmas on the Square
99. Try out one of the locally owned restaurants.
100. Run/Walk a 5K.
101. Watch “So Cold the River” where it was filmed.
102. Bike the many trails we have.
103. Car Shows
104. Demolition Derby’s
105. Relax!

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