Indiana Insider Blog

This Rural Heritage Tour Transports You to the 1800s

Be transported to the 1800s when the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, two of Switzerland County’s National Register sites, join forces on Saturday October 7, 10am-5pm & Sunday October 8, noon-5pm, for the annual Rural Heritage Tour. From domestic arts to period pastimes, the Rural Heritage…

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An Antique Shopping Marathon on the Junkin' Trail

About 2 years ago, in the rolling hills of southeast Indiana, a handful of antique shops banded together and to organize the Southeast Indiana Junkin' Trail. They haven't stopped since: every year the trail has grown, adding new members. They now total 16 shops (and growing) and hold 2 yearly…

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5 Restaurants With Incredible Views of the Ohio River

The Ohio River is one of the attractions that draw people to southeast Indiana. The river valley with its beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery differentiates southeastern Indiana from other parts of the state. Most people who visit like to connect to the river in some way even if it is just…

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These Two Festivals Are a Must for Summer Fun

August is festival time along the Ohio River in Madison and Vevay. These two river towns play host to amazing festivals in August, which feature great food, music and summer fun. Start with Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, August 18 & 19, 2017 in Madison. Then take a week to recover (or stay for the…

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Vevay, Indiana to Host Christmas Kick-Off

If you're looking for a way to kick off the Christmas season, consider heading to Vevay in southeast Indiana along the Ohio River. Switzerland County Tourism and Vevay Main Street are coordinating their holiday activities to give residents and visitors a festive time. There will be a lot of free…

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On the Trail of Fred the White Goat of Vevay, Indiana

"Are there snakes here?" I asked Kendal as we tromped through the weeds near an abandoned house along the highway. Kendal is the executive director of Switzerland County Tourism in southeast Indiana, and a good friend. We were on the trail of Fred the white goat of Vevay (pronounced VEE-vee), so I…

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Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN Celebrates 43rd Year

August in southern Indiana means it's nearly time for the Swiss Wine Festival in Switzerland County. As a way to honor their Swiss roots, Vevay, Indiana, hosts the festival at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park right along the Ohio River. It's a four-day festival of food, music, games, festivities, and of…

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