Remote work is becoming increasingly common among today’s employed adults, with a recent Upwork study suggesting 22% of the American workforce will be remote by 2025. If you’re ready to escape your everyday surroundings with a laptop in tow, then look no further than Southern Indiana! Picture charming towns, friendly faces, and endless opportunities for productivity and play. We’ll help you plan your ultimate remote work adventure here – where WiFi meets wanderlust. 

Places To Stay 

Southern Indiana boasts a variety of accommodation options, from cozy cabins to luxurious B&Bs. Whether you’re flying solo or bringing a crew, there's something here for everyone. 

AirBnb Rentals: Plan a stay at White Oaks Cabins, a remote retreat surrounded by the great outdoors. Lost River Lodge is perfect for group getaways, with enough room  to work separately but adventure together at nearby Patoka Lake. Looking for a serene getaway for one or two? Just five miles from the heart of French Lick, check out this WaterFront Yurt, great for glampers and complete with a private pond. 

Unique Stays: Prepare to be pampered at Winfield West B&B with its gourmet breakfast and charming parlor.  Stay in a hilltop cottage at Blueberry Hill Estate, offering some of the region’s best views and poolside relaxation. Experience rustic chic at its finest in a Patoka Lake Winery Silo Suite, equipped with a jacuzzi tub, fireplace, and furnished kitchen.

Hotels: Stay where history meets hospitality at West Baden Springs Hotel or French Lick Springs Hotel. These resort hotels offer a range of amenities, including relaxing spas and pristine pools. Your workday will feel short when you’re working from inside the elegant lobbies or on one of the spacious porches with a gorgeous backdrop of greenery!

Be one of the first to experience the brand-new Old Homestead Distilling Company Hotel. This is the perfect location for a stay with Patoka Lake Winery and Brewing a short walk away and the lake just five minutes down the road. Rooms are available to book beginning May 15, 2024 and are available for all ages - so the family can come along, too!



Whether you prefer the buzz of local coffee shops or sleek coworking spaces, Southern Indiana is a destination where you can prioritize productivity, comfort, and connections.

Co-Working Spaces: Current Blend is nestled in the heart of Huntingburg, equipped with high-speed internet, meeting rooms, private offices, and communal areas. At nearby Market Street Park, you can take your Zoom call alfresco, and soak in some fresh air while you do it, thanks to the park’s free WiFi. Live Wire is a collaborative office space in Jasper, offering everything from a single desk to a dayroom with TVs if you prefer to work from a comfy couch. 

Libraries: Grab a seat at Jasper-Dubois Public Library,  Melton Public Library, or Salem Public Library, where silence is golden and WiFi is free. Make sure to check their calendar of events for yoga, crafts, bingo, or food truck pop-ups! 

Coffee Shops:  Our variety of local coffee shops are perfect for you to get your caffeine buzz while you set up shop and work for a few hours. Each one has its own personality and character, not to mention different delicious treats. Start your workday with Zax Creamery's famous Hoosier Mocha. Check out locally sourced beans at Cherry Ghost Coffee House in Washington County or coffees from around the world at French Licks. Sit down and stay awhile at homey Silver Fox Cafe in Pekin, serving both breakfast and lunch options.



When you’re ready to hang up your laptop for the day and get outdoors, Southern Indiana is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The only limit is your imagination. 

Golf: Southern Indiana has nearly a dozen unique courses and driving ranges with spectacular views of our region’s rolling hills. Enjoy an early morning or evening tee time at some of the region’s top-rated golf courses, including the challenging Lucas Oil Golf Course and Sultan’s Run Golf Club, as well as the Pete Dye and Donald Ross championship-level courses at the French Lick Resort. 

Adventure: At Patoka Lake, adventure awaits both on land and water. This expansive park is also a treasure trove of natural wonders, from freshwater jellyfish to majestic bald eagles. The region is also home to Marengo Cave, a U.S. Natural Landmark featuring miles of caverns. Get ready to wow your co-workers with a visit to Wilstem’s Drive-Thru Safari, where you can get up close and personal with exotic animals, including giraffes, kangaroos, elephants, and more. After work, batter up for some hometown baseball action at Huntingburg League Stadium (where “A League of Their Own” was filmed), or have a movie night at Mitchell’s Holiday Drive-In Theater, Southern Indiana style!

Trails: Southern Indiana’s sprawling forests and parks create a delightful escape from the screen and hustle and bustle of work. The Hoosier National Forest is a must-see with thousands of acres to explore, including trails and diverse ecosystems. Spring Mill State Park mixes nature and culture, with hiking trails winding throughout the park and interpretive experiences such as Pioneer Village.  Harrison Crawford State Forest is an idyllic destination for all experience levels, with 20 marked trails ranging from less than a mile to 25 miles in length. For a full list of our parks and trails, click here. 



After all of that adventuring, you’ll need somewhere to fuel up. From hearty comfort food to international cuisine, Southern Indiana serves up a delicious array of dining options. With local favorites like El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, The Overlook, Benny’s Off the Water, and the Schnitzelbank Restaurant, you can’t go wrong. Check out a full list of homegrown favorites here. 

Southern Indiana is the perfect destination for remote workers who are craving a mix of work and play. Get ready for your next remote adventure!