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Nature, Art and Cuisine in South Central Indiana

Nature, Art and Cuisine in Brown County and Bloomington

In the early 1900s artists from around the world were lured to the beauty and serenity of Brown County, establishing Nashville.

In the heart of town is The Nashville House, a landmark restaurant and country store featuring their famous homemade apple butter and fried biscuits.

Just outside Nashville lie the trail system Bike magazine named North America's best at Brown County State Park. The colors of fall are a sight to behold as stop at scenic vistas overlooking miles of forest. Dine or stay in the park’s Abe Martin Lodge or get back to nature with a campsite.

Artistic eating and sleeping in Bloomington

For a chef-prepared meal, visit Bloomington’s FARM. Chef Daniel Orr and the FARMteam strive to create crowd pleasing recipes using local foods with global flavors. After a wonderful meal, rest in the comfort of Grant Street Inn, located in the heart of Bloomington. The historic home’s 24 rooms range from chic contemporary to Victorian.

Enjoy fall’s produce bounty at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market on Saturdays or Musgrave Orchard, where you can taste award-winning cider. Speaking of tasting, Indiana’s oldest and largest winery, Oliver Winery, celebrates fall with hard cider as well as its award-winning wines.