Turn up the volume. Have some fun.
Fall is full of indoor and outdoor activities. From festivals and concerts, to hikes and u-pick farms, there are plenty of play opportunities during your visit with us. Here are ten picks to help you create your own “playlist”:
- Test your sleuthing skills during Agatha Christie’s classic mystery, “And Then There Were None,” at Derby Dinner Playhouse.
- Walk to 2 states in 1 day. Cross the scenic Ohio River and visit Jeffersonville’s vibrant downtown when you walk or bike across the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge.
- Indulge in chicken and dumplings or a tenderloin sandwich at New Albany’s Harvest Homecoming Festival.
- Taste wine in the countryside’s brilliant fall foliage at Huber’s Orchard, Winery and Vineyards.
- Pick pumpkins; then sample farm-fresh apple butter and fried biscuits at Joe Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant.
- Shop downtown New Albany’s unique retailers like Regalo, Mariposa Consignments, and Copper Moon Gallery shops.
- Sample cinnamon and chocolate candies after a candy-making demonstration at Schimpff’s Confectionery and Candy Museum.
- Hike through rugged hills and deep ravines, with views of Fourteen Mile Creek and the Ohio River in Charlestown State Park.
- Bike along the Ohio River Greenway, stopping for a picnic lunch at Ashland Park or an ice cream treat at Widow’s Walk Ice Creamery.
- Hike to one of the largest exposed 390-million-year-old Devonian fossil beds at the Falls of the Ohio State Park.
Press rewind. Unwind and dine.
Big flavors, locally-sourced menus, and riverside settings are our restauranteurs’ and chefs’ focus. Dining choices range from casual gastro-pubs to healthy vegan and vegetarian market and deli.
When you dine in any of the six riverside restaurants in Jeffersonville, you’ll enjoy views of the river, the Big Four Bridge, and the Louisville skyline. Sample Buckhead Mountain Grill’s delicious fried chicken, or try the triple smoked pork pizza at Rocky’s Sub Pub. Grab a brew at Flat 12 Bierwerks. Or sample Olive Leaf Bistro’s exquisite soufflé. And that’s just scratching the surface of dining options on Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville.
Downtown New Albany’s restaurant scene is booming. Within a four-block radius, you can escape to another country without ever boarding a plane! Indulge in Asian, Mediterranean, Cuban, Mexican, French, Greek, and American gastro-pub and BBQ cuisines.
Step into Feast BBQ for Chef Ryan Rogers’ meticulously smoked meats and bourbon slushies. Miso soup meets Asian fusion at Dragon King’s Daughter. Gluten free and vegan fare are available at Seeds & Greens Natural Market & Deli. Louis le Francais makes cassoulet from his native France. Some refer to New Albany as “Louisville’s Little Brooklyn,” so this foodie scene will have you coming back for more.
This is just a preview of what you can experience when you stay, play, and dine in Clark and Floyd counties. View and use our Visitors Guide.