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Key Points of Interest

  • Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park and Hotel
  • French Lick Resort
  • Elephant Retreat at Wilstem Ranch
  • Patoka Lake Marina
  • World-renowned Golf
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Create Memories Together

We are all beckoning for a magical getaway. With the sun on our backs and our family and friends surrounding us, the missing piece of the puzzle seems to be easily found but significantly harder to place. Believe it or not, you don’t have to travel far for all types of memorable experiences; there are numerous adventures, luxuries and memories to be had right here in Visit French Lick West Baden. No matter the personalities, there’s something for everyone in the hills surrounding these welcoming Southern Indiana towns.

The atrium of West Baden Springs Hotel Award winning spas, world-class golf, unique events and much more, the stunning French Lick Resort welcomes your romantic escape, girlfriends getaway, golf outing or just a day of splurging at the spa! Paired with the rich history of the two historic hotels, the resort is definitely a gem to behold.

If you’re looking for a little more excitement and water, Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Hotel is just the place for you and yours! With all types of water slides and activities, the water park is always a must for the little and big kids alike. It’s also located indoors, so no matter what the weather is outside it’s always a warm oasis inside!

people riding on and jumping off the second deck of a pontoon There are also multiple opportunities to relish Mother Nature’s beauty in Visit French Lick West Baden. Whether you’re looking for options to stay on or near Patoka Lake, near the Hoosier National Forest, or just wanting to spend the day hiking, biking, skiing, or horseback riding, the possibilities are endless.

Perhaps you’re looking for the happy medium of adrenaline and nature. French Lick Zip Lines and Wilstem Ranch is just the place for you! With exciting zip line canopy tours, horseback riding, 30 miles of trails to tackle during a new guided ATV tour and miles of hiking and biking trails, each and every adrenaline junkie in the group will be pleased with the result!

As if zip lining through the forest isn’t enough, French Lick West Baden Indoor Karting has stepped up the game with racing, not only for the big kids, but the little ones as well! Complete with Slinky B’s ticket redemption center, this is a one-stop shop for fun of all kinds!

For some, the creative indulgence sounds more appetizing than any other rush out there. Fortunately, Visit French Lick West Baden is packed with creative minds. The French Lick Artisan trail is a happening trail for artists of all kinds, from gorgeous lapidary, to chainsaw woodcarving, all the way back to photography and award-winning wines, many different shops and artists call the area home.

You can’t have a good time without food! Many of the dining options in Visit French Lick West Baden are unique in themselves! The German Café in downtown French Lick is extremely authentic and tasty! Those with a more western taste can find themselves surrounded by sports memorabilia at 33 Brick Street while eating an All-American cheeseburger. Still, Porky’s BBQ in Paoli has some of the most tender and juicy BBQ in the region! For a fine dining experience like no other, head to the French Lick Resort. No matter what your taste buds are craving, we’ve got it!

Finally, year round events peppered throughout the year are captivating and complimentary to the area. From the beautiful spring flowers, to the warm summer sun, back to the fall that’s bursting with color, and our white winters, each season has its own set of events to look forward to. The Pumpkin Festival, Block Bash, and Art on the Green are perfect for those interested in great art, fun, food, music and games. Sunset Beer and Wine cruises are also available! The Polar Express, lighting events and French Lick Christmas Spirit bring about a warm sensation on those wintry days. Don’t forget about the one-of-a-kind Elephant Retreat at Wilstem Ranch coming March 12 through October. Book your stay now!

To request your comprehensive visitors guide, view a full calendar of events, or simply ask a few questions, go to or call us at (812) 936-3418.