Leisure and Travel Blog

Author: Katerina Guljas

As SoIN Tourism’s visual content manager, Katerina Guljas shines a light on all the great things southern Indiana has to offer. A Southern Indiana resident since 2015, Katerina loves to sample her way through the local foodie scene and jam to live local music. You can often find her bicycling, backpacking, hiking, or occasionally knitting.

Whether you’re taking a road trip or relaxing with a Spring Break staycation, southern Indiana has some new and classic hot spots to keep both kids and parents entertained. SoIN has a range of spots to visit (six feet apart of course) at any budget!

Couple enjoying a drink outside at the Union GameYard

1. Get Your Game On

Union Restaurant & GameYard

2020 will be a year we never forget, even if we would like to! Through all the hurdles, the SoIN community still found ways to come together, support each other, and even have some fun along the way!

Check out some of the highlights from southern Indiana and see how hope conquers all!

New mural on the Schmitt Furniture Store in downtown New Albany by Key Detail
New mural on

National #PretendToBeATimeTraveler day is December 8th! Celebrate by taking a trip back in time right here in #southernIndiana.

Here are some of the spots where you can discover the local past and the history of the world!

Falls of the Ohio State Park

Fossils in Falls of the Ohio State Park.

Two people looking up in awe at a dinosaur fossil in the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center.

Travel back 390 million years and hike on

Kitchen-Free Thanksgiving in Southern Indiana

Thanksgiving is looking different this year for families across the country. Many are opting out of large gatherings because of covid-19. That means fewer people to help with the turkey and those famous Thanksgiving side dishes. If you don’t want to

The Falls of the Ohio State Park is a one-of-a-kind attraction. It is home to the largest exposed Devonian (before dinosaurs) fossil beds in the world. These fossilized sea creatures lived millions of years ago when this area was actually the floor of a shallow tropical sea.

Located along the Ohio

Bright as beacons, pumpkins tell us, “it’s fall!” If you love pumpkin everything, SoIN has no shortage of pumpkin-inspired things to do, eat and ways to treat yourself all season long. Here’s a quick guide to pumpkin things in SoIN:

Fall Farm Fun

Fall in SoIN wouldn’t be complete without some fall