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Whether arriving with children, or not, French Lick West Baden is one of the best family vacation resorts, with family fun activities for any age–whether you’re young or young at heart.

Spend the day splashing away with the kids at the Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park, sit back and take in the views aboard the fully-restored French Lick Scenic Railway, get your heart pumping with a wet and wild time water skiing or tubing on Patoka Lake or get up close and personal with a bald eagle or other native wildlife. You can also explore our local parks, learn about our history in a museum, head out for an afternoon of shopping and much more.

French Lick, Indiana family fun activities include special ‘Just for Kids’ and ‘Just for Teens’ categories, which makes French Lick among the top resorts for family reunions and travel groups in the region. Need some inspiration for your vacations? View our gallery of photos and videos from around French Lick-West Baden and get ideas for grand getaways. 

Browse below to find fun activities for kids and adults alike and add them to your itinerary. You can also search for hotel and resort accommodations, restaurants and more to start making travel plans in French Lick-West Baden, Indiana! You’ll quickly see what makes this such a great place for families to get away from it all.

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There is something for everyone at Patoka Lake, whether you enjoy camping, fishing, boating, hunting or just being outdoors. Hike one of the four trails or bring your bike and cruise along a scenic bike path. Swim at the beach and enjoy a game of dis…

The racing experience of a lifetime! The quarter-mile indoor track is open year-round and fun for the whole family. Newly added Falcon Raceway for smaller children as well as a new “slick” track for adults. Play in the arcade and redeem prizes in the…

Sixteen-lane bowling alley with ticket redemption arcade, pool tables, pro-shop, retractable bumpers, and cosmic bowling. Visit the Spare Time Bar & Grill lounge for food and snacks. Read what others are saying about Paoli Rock-n-Bowl!

The #iSpyVFLWB Scavenger Hunt contains clues from places throughout the destination, which includes the four towns West Baden, French Lick, Orleans, and Paoli. Collect a photo of yourself with the spyglass (NO SPYGLASS NEEDED RIGHT NOW) at each locat…

Indiana’s Elite Adventure Outfitter for Boat Tours, Kayak, and Backpack shuttle service. We make water adventures happen!

French Lick Zip Line is a 4,000 foot canopy tour, meaning there are no ground landings, only platform landings, featuring 9 zip lines. Giving guests the opportunity to sail through the beautiful countryside. Read what others are saying about their zi…

Fun and friendly competition for your family and friends. Satisfy your need for action and adventure, offering both woodsball and scenario options.

Enjoy a striking good time at the six lane bowling alley. Play video and pinball machines or shoot a game of pool in the arcadeRead what others are saying about Pluto's Alley!

World-class entertainment as seen in Branson, MO is now in French Lick, IN at the Abbeydell Hall. The theatre sits on a beautiful estate, formerly known as the residence of basketball legend Larry Bird. Now transformed into a dinner theatre, audience…

Paoli Peaks, Indiana’s premiere ski resort, features: Sixty-five acres of skiable terrain 15 trails 5 chairlifts 3 surface lifts Full-service ski and snowboard rental shop Pro-shop Dining on site Arctic blast tubing offers 10+ lanes of slip-sliding…

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