Ready to plan your trip to Knox County but not sure where to start? Start with one of the state or regional passports! They’re a great way to get to know Knox County and serve as a jumping-off point for all that we have to offer! Read more about them below!
Indiana Arts & Culture Passport
“The Indiana Arts & Culture Passport is your guide to the places, people, and history that are the fabric of the Hoosier State.” With over 200 different locations to check in at spread throughout the state, there is no shortage of things to do and see! Check in to the locations below for a chance to win some awesome prizes & to learn more about the people and places that make the Hoosier state so special!
Historical & Cultural Places
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park sits on what is believed to be the location of Fort Sackville I. The memorial that stands in its honor is more than 80 feet high and is 90 feet across at the base, and was built in the Classical style. The interior features seven murals by artist Ezra Winter, and a bronze statue of George Rogers Clark by sculptor Hermon MacNeil.
Vincennes State Historic Sites is composed of The Original Territory Capitol Building, the French House, the Jefferson Academy, the Elihu Stout Print Shop, Fort Knox II, Sugar Loaf Mound, and the Old State Bank. All of which play an important role in the development of not only Vincennes & Indiana’s history but for the North West Territory as a whole!
Red Skelton Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art theater featuring over 800 seats in a European opera-style setting.
Art Museums & Galleries
The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy honors the legacy of a man who touched numerous lives through his comedic talent, great works, compassion, and commitment to public service. As a museum, the RSMAC reflects history, ideas, innovation, discovery, diversity, creative expression, and democracy in celebration of the exceptional man whose greatest ambition was to bring joy to countless audiences.
Outdoor Adventures in Southern Indiana
Outdoor lovers will now be able to get their digital passports stamped when they visit the many places on the brand new Outdoor Adventures in Southern Indiana passport!
Cypress Hills Country Club opened in 1921, this course offers 18 holes of golf in a plush wooded setting within the rolling hills of southern Indiana.
Fox Ridge Nature Park has beautiful trails and a fishing pond on a 95-acre piece of property. Formerly a golf course, Fox Ridge Nature Park is now a public space meant for passive recreation including walking, hiking, bicycling, fishing, and exploring the natural world that inhabits the park.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park sits on what was once the site of Fort Sackville and commemorates one of the greatest feats of the American Revolutionary War. The completed memorial structure was dedicated as a National Historical Park by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966.
High Pointe Golf Course is one of the most challenging 18-hole courses in the area with rolling hills and seven ponds. The clubhouse offers refreshments
The Vincennes Riverwalk is located along the Wabash River. Spanning just under a one-half mile, the Riververwalk offers visitors a unique way to experience the beauty of Vincennes and its many historic areas.
Indiana Culinary Trails
What better way to experience a place than through their food? The Indiana Culinary Trails Passport allows participants to visit dozens of locations and sample local cuisine throughout the state. With a variety of different culinary trails to try, there is something on the menu for everyone!
Keep reading to discover which Knox County restaurants you can find along the Indiana Culinary Trails.
Charlie’s Carmel Corn & Candy Shop has been an award-winning fine candy maker since 1955! Specializing in a delicious array of chocolates—including sugarless items— caramel corn, gift baskets, and special holiday treats, there is sure to be something there to satisfy every person’s sweet tooth!
Which trails can you find them on? Sweet Temptations.
Bill Bobe’s Pizzaria has been family-owned since 1954. A local favorite, but loved by people around the country for their famous Farouk pizza, strombolis, and breadsticks.
Which trails can you find them on? Za’ Pizza.
Graze 1885 is a bakehouse, cafe, and wine bar in one of Vincennes’ most historic buildings! Monday through Saturday Graze offers a variety of freshly baked pastries and a wide selection of coffees to start your day off right! Specialty sandwiches, salads, and daily soups are served during lunch.
Which trails can you find them on? Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Trail, Farm to Table, & Wine, Wine, Anytime.
Pea-Fections is owned by Vincennes native Becky Pea and her husband Bill, Pea-Fections has been a staple in the Vincennes community for over 20 years! Serving unique cheesecakes, specialty tortes, gourmet foods, and more.
Which trails can you find them on? Coffee & Tea Room, Soup, Salad, Sandwich Trail, Sweet Temptations.
Procopio’s Pizza & Pasta offers delicious and authentic Italian food, including signature appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and pizza. Stop by for one of their delicious desserts and a glass of wine or a beer outside on their patio.
Which trails can you find them on? Za’ Pizza, & Cultural Cuisine.
The Big Peach is a family-owned farm market that is open daily from May through the end of October. The market offers a variety of fresh local produce, jams & jellies, local honey, homemade pies, gift items, fudge, and more.
Which trails can you find them on? Farm to Table.