Leisure and Travel Blog

When spring arrives in SoIN, it brings greener grass, longer days, and Thunder! For 27 years, the Ohio River banks in Jeffersonville and Clarksville, and in neighboring Louisville, Kentucky, have been home to the largest annual air and fireworks show in North America.

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Maybe you heard it on the radio, or saw it on TV. Are your friends posting and tweeting about it on social media? The SoIN region is a-buzz about the “largest Beatles-inspired music festival in the U.S” coming to Jeffersonville in May. Let’s take a short “Magical Mystery Tour,” and we’ll tell you who’s performing and where to catch all the groovy sounds in downtown Jeffersonville.

February is a sweet month to sample the decadent chocolates, cakes, cookies, candies, and other sweet treats made and sold in Southern Indiana.

Schimpff’s Confectionery and Candy Museum High on the sweet spot list is Schimpff’s Confectionery and Candy Museum, where sweet chocolate and warm cinnamon greet you at the door. Visit before Valentine's Day and enjoy a fantastic display of sweet Valentine goodies, including Schimpff's famous cinnamon red hot hearts, and a heart box of Schimpff's cinnamon red hot cremes. Just like founder Gustav Schimpff made them 126 years ago, the Schimpff’s pour their hearts into their candies. Whatever treats you select, it will be a sweet gift for your sweetheart OR yourself! 347 Spring St., Jeffersonville (812) 283-8367 www.Schimpffs.com

Looking for a quiet night out or romantic dinner along the Ohio River? How about wine tasting, canvas painting, or wine glass etching?  SoIN restaurants and attractions have put together delicious menus, unique experiences, and sweetheart-of-a-deal packages for you and your someone special who are #SoINLove this Valentine’s Day.