A visit to legendary Orange County is the ideal location for your family and friends. With a focus on family fun, unique experiences, and opportunities to make memories, you will find our southern hospitality to be warm, friendly, and legendary! Whether you are visiting for an overnight or for a few days, use our Top 10 Family Fun list to experience Orange County at its best. This list of attractions in Orange County is in no particular order, as we think they are all #1!

Family Attractions in Orange County

Wilstem Wildlife Park, Attractions in Orange County

Wilstem Wildlife Safari - Paoli

Go on a guided trail ride and enjoy over 30 miles of scenic trails on 1,100 rolling acres. 4,000-foot-canopy zipline tour, hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Animal encounters including Elephants, Giraffes, and Kangaroos!

Patoka Lake, Attractions in Orange County

Patoka Lake - Birdseye

Enjoy this state reservoir with an 8,800 acre lake, hiking and biking trails, modern and primitive camping, beach, picnic areas, and nature observing. This park is a Frisbee golfers paradise featuring an 18-hole course. Boat rentals are available at Patoka Lake Marina.

French Lick Scenic Railway, Attractions in Orange County

French Lick Scenic Railway - French Lick

Popular train rides aboard the French Lick Scenic Railway offer 20-mile day tours through parts of the Hoosier National Forest, the 2,200-foot Burton Tunnel (Indiana’s second longest tunnel), and past limestone outcroppings. Featuring the Summer Splash Bash, Dinosaur Adventure Trains & The Polar Express™ Train Rides!

French Lick Zip Lines, Attractions in Orange County

French Lick Zip Lines - French Lick

French Lick Zip Line is a 4,000-foot canopy tour, meaning there are no ground landings, only platform landings, featuring 9 zip lines. Giving guests the opportunity to sail through the beautiful countryside.

French Lick Resort Hiking, Attractions in Orange County

Hiking at French Lick Resort - French Lick

Year-round nature enthusiasts have miles of trails to explore at French Lick Resort. More than ten miles of dirt and gravel wind throughout the Hoosier National Forest - perfect for wildlife viewing and exercise in the fresh air.

Congress Square Playground, Attractions in Orange County

Congress Square Playground - Orleans

Let the kiddos burn some energy at the playground in downtown Orleans. Lots of play space, picnic tables, basketball courts, ample parking, and more. 

Shots, Attractions in Orange County

Shotz Lazer Tag and Mini-Golf - French Lick

Fun all year long with an indoor Lazer Tag course and 9-hole cosmic golf and arcade. Test your skills outside on the 18-hole challenging and breathtaking course.

French Licks, Attractions in French Lick

Ice Cream Yumminess - French Lick & Orleans

Ready for a cool treat? Visit French Licks in French Lick or Hometown Scoops in Orleans, both locally-owned shops, serve up traditional favorites and a few on the wild side too. But for real, who doesn't love ice cream?!

Big Splash Adventure, Attractions in French Lick

Big Splash Adventure Hotel & Indoor Water Park - French Lick

40,000 square foot indoor water park full of unique and exciting features. Known for its innovative and environmentally friendly design, it has been dubbed as "the greenest large water park project to date." No weather worries - Big Splash Adventure is enclosed in a beautiful glass structure for year-round enjoyment for the entire family!

I Spy Visit French Lick West Baden, Attractions in Orange County

#ISPYVFLWB - Orange County

The #iSpyVFLWB Scavenger Hunt contains clues from places throughout the destination, which includes the four towns of West Baden, French Lick, Orleans, and Paoli. Collect a photo of yourself with the spyglass (NO SPYGLASS NEEDED RIGHT NOW) at each location and post to social media using #iSpyVFLWB to earn prizes. Pick up your official spy glass and list of clues at the Visitor Center, located in West Baden, or for the time being we've listed the clues at this link. Happy Hunting! 

There is so much more to see and do, visit us in Legendary Orange County for your next family adventure!