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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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A movement & yoga studio and business. We offer weekly public classes at our home studio in Paoli, Indiana. We also offer multiple retreats each year - with delicious & healthy farm-to-table meals. Kara specializes in teaching mindfulness.

Paintball Planet & Airsoft - French Lick is dedicated to growing the sports of paintball and airsoft in and around our area! Come on by and have some fun!

40,000 square foot indoor water park full of unique and exciting features. Known for its innovative and environmentally friendly design, it has been dubbed as "the greenest large water park project to date." No weather worries - water park is enclose…

The greatest in interactive arcade games with a redemption center full of prizes.

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!

Experience the area's rich history circa 1900-1930. See the room-sized miniature Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. Learn about the famous artists, politicians, horsemen and sports figures who once called the area home. From Pluto Water to gambling, the museu…

NEW to French Lick in 2022! The awesome Comedy Illusionist Brandon Baggett performs exhilarating, mind-blowing magic each Friday and Saturday at the Springs Stadium 4 Theater!

Enjoy 1,100 rolling acres at this ranch that includes: Up-close Elephant Encounters with various levels of engagement.  Open March - November.  Grizzly Bear Encounters featuring Jeff "The Bear Man" Watson, Bob & Screech. This trio has been featured…

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…

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…

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