Discover the unexpected when you plan a vacation in Vincennes! Whether you are looking for cultural and historical attractions, outdoor recreation, Agri-tourism, or local flavor from family-owned restaurants, it’s all here for the taking at affordable prices!
A sampling schedule for fun family activities begins at the fully interactive Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy where you can immerse yourself in the hilarious antics of one of America’s greatest comedians. Almost everyone is surprised at the scope our historic attractions and their significance to Vincennes. George Rogers Clark NHP, the Old Cathedral Complex, Grouseland, Indiana Territorial Capitol, Indiana Military Museum and the Old French House (circa 1809) along with other historic sites offer rare glimpses into the past. For groups of ten or more, whether it is a bus tour, school field trip or a large family group, our office can create a personalized itinerary for a perfect visit!
Outdoor recreation can be found in our beautiful parks. Gregg Park features a water splash-park, playgrounds, and walking trails winding through the shade of mature trees. Along the Wabash River, the new Kimmell Park offers playground equipment, picnic areas, shelter houses, and walking paths. The Riverwalk is a must-see for the best view of the Wabash and perfect for a leisurely stroll and the Country Club of Old Vincennes, nestled in a plush wooded setting and rolling hills is one of the best courses in the area.
If you are searching for a great camping spot, check out the versatile Ouabache Trails Park. Campsites, both primitive and RV, cabin rentals, walking trails, shelter houses, walking trails and playgrounds make this park one of the most desirable spots in the region. We also offer top notch hotels and a quaint bed and breakfast.
Abundant Agri-tourism is evident when you visit local farm markets throughout Knox County. Stop in a roadside market for a prized Knox County watermelon, ripe peaches, and apples for unbelievable flavor. Visit the Farmers Market downtown featuring local produce, plants, baked goods and more on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings after Memorial Day through October.
Are you still searching? Find more opportunities for fun and entertainment on the events calendar of our website.
We invite you to Indiana’s first city to enjoy all these offerings served up with small town friendliness and charm!