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So Much To Do!

Brown County is a place where the whole family can have fun! Jump on the back of a pony or horse for a ride through the trails, take to the sky and zip line across the hills, or go gem mining! There are plenty of ways to fill your family day. Whether it's with activities, shopping, dining, or demonstrations, your kids will have a blast in Brown County!

BC3 Disc Golf

BC3 Disc Golf

Address:2381 Country Club Rd , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-340-9374
Email:bc3@tshively.us
Website:https://www.browncountycountryclub.com

Enjoy the Brown County hills, meadows, and forests on Indiana’s best Disc Golf course. Brown County Country Club (BC3) features a world class, championship disc golf course and club. Designed […]

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Brown County Bikes

Brown County Bikes

Address:185 South Jefferson Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-200-1115
Email:browncountybikes@gmail.com
Website:http://www.browncountybikes.com

Brown County Bikes is the premier bike shop located in downtown Nashville. We have a variety of bikes to rent, sales, accessories, repair, services, merchandise, professional coaching, and guided tours […]

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Brown County Parks and Recreation/Deer Run Park

Brown County Parks and Recreation/Deer Run Park

Address:1001 Deer Run Lane , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-5522
Email:rudda@browncounty-in.us
Website:https://www.bcparksrec.com/

Have some fun at Deer Run Park! Owned and operated by Brown County Parks & Recreation, Deer Run Park has tons of facilities and activities available including: Baseball and Softball […]

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Brown County Playhouse

Brown County Playhouse

Address:70 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6555
Email:info@browncountyplayhouse.org
Website:https://browncountyplayhouse.org/

Looking for some live entertainment? Check out the one and only Brown County Playhouse, a hit venue since 1949! Offering a diverse program of live theater, concerts, movies, and special […]

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Brown County Rock Shop

Brown County Rock Shop

Address:79 North Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2422
Email:office@visitbrowncounty.com
Website:https://www.browncountyrockshop.com/

Stop by the region’s best rock and fossil shop, with specimens from around the world…and a few from outer space! The Brown County Rock Shop also has a fun and […]

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Brown County Saddle Barn

Brown County Saddle Barn

Address:Brown County State Park 1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-8166
Website:http://www.browncounty-saddlebarn.com/

Trail ride in the beautiful Brown County State Park! Head to the Brown County Saddle Barn for a horseback riding experience in the hills. Choose from 35-minute or hour-long rides. […]

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Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park

Address:Brown County State Park 1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6406
Website:https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2988.htm

Experience Indiana’s largest state park! Nicknamed the “Little Smokies” because of the area’s resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Brown County State Park encompasses nearly 16,000-acres of rugged hills, ridges, […]

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Brown County State Park Nature Center

Brown County State Park Nature Center

Address:Brown County State Park 1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-5240
Website:https://www.in.gov/dnr/state-parks/programs/nature-centers/brown-county-state-park-nature-center/

Stop by the Brown County State Park Nature Center! Housing many interactive exhibits, a bird watching room, gardening exhibits, and other informative displays, the Nature Center is the place to […]

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Brown County Weavery

Brown County Weavery

Address:96 West Franklin Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-0340
Email:browncountyweavery@live.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/Brown-County-Weavery-187646581253730/

Stop by the Brown County Weavery, studio and retail space for Sally Baldwin’s weavings and fair-trade items! At the Weavery, you’ll find woven scarves, shawls, capes, wraps, ponchos, and jackets […]

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Carmel Corn Cottage

Carmel Corn Cottage

Address:82 North Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6011
Email:info@caramelcorncottage.com
Website:https://carmelcorncottage.com/

Check out the Carmel Corn Cottage…the charming little red and white shop at the north end of Nashville! The delicious aroma of caramel cooking and the lively music playing is […]

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Copperhead Creek Gem Mine

Copperhead Creek Gem Mine

Address:79 North Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2422
Email:office@visitbrowncounty.com
Website:http://www.browncountyrockshop.com/gemmine

Fun for all ages, check out Copperhead Creek Gem Mine! You don’t have to go out in the middle of nowhere or stand in a creek to mine for treasures…you […]

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eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

Address:2620 Valley Branch Road , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7750
Email:info@explorebrowncounty.com
Website:https://explorebrowncounty.com/

A true adventure center, head to eXplore Brown County for some thrilling outdoor fun! Located in historic, scenic southern Brown County, eXplore BC offers over 1,000-acres of year-round adventure. Home […]

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Fallen Leaf Books

Fallen Leaf Books

Address:45 South Jefferson Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-0202
Email:books@fallenleafbooks.com
Website:https://www.fallenleafbooks.com/

A wonderful mix of old, new, used, and rare books, Fallen Leaf Books is not your usual bookstore! You’ll find many books signed by the author, making a wonderful gift […]

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Fearrin’s Ice Cream & Yogurt Depot

Fearrin’s Ice Cream & Yogurt Depot

Address:95 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7677
Email:info@fearrinsdepot.com
Website:https://www.fearrinsdepot.com/

Established in 1990, Fearrin’s Ice Cream has been serving up delicious ice cream for over 30 years! Dig in to unique flavors of both ice cream and frozen yogurt. Be […]

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Goat Conspiracy

Goat Conspiracy

Address:6022 East Kent Road , Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone:812-322-2879
Email:goatconspiracy@gmail.com
Website:https://www.thegoatconspiracy.com/vacation-rental

Our three bedroom/three full bathroom luxury cabin is situated next to our goat farm, surrounded by over 40 acres of gentle pasture, which is home to over 60 Nigerian dwarf […]

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Gold Panning at Gatesville Country Store

Gold Panning at Gatesville Country Store

Address:4525 Salt Creek Road , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-0788
Website:https://www.facebook.com/gatesvillecountrystore/

Gatesville Country Store is a little old-school and a whole lot of authentic Americana! Go on an adventure as you pan for gold in Salt Creek right behind the store. […]

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Heritage Candy Store

Heritage Candy Store

Address:41 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-200-1077
Email:heritagecandystore@gmail.com
Website:https://www.heritagecandystore.com

A Brown County tradition since 1973, check out the Heritage Candy Store! From milk chocolate to peanut butter and everything in between, the Heritage Candy Store carries the best old-fashioned […]

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Jack and Jill Nut Shop

Jack and Jill Nut Shop

Address:78 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7480
Email:jackandjillnutshop@gmail.com
Website:https://www.jackandjillnutshop.com/

If you love nuts, chocolate, and homemade fudge, this is the spot for you! Jack and Jill Nut Shop is in the heart of the Village and has the best […]

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Lawrence Family Glass Blowers

Lawrence Family Glass Blowers

Address:36 East Franklin Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2600
Email:staff@lawrencefamilyglassblowers.com
Website:https://lawrencefamilyglassblowers.com

Jim and John Lawrence have a long family tradition of artistry in glass and glass-blowing, and are known for their originality, detail, quality and artistic flair! Stop by the Lawrence […]

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Mercantile

Mercantile

Address:108 East Washington Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2725
Website:https://www.facebook.com/BrownCountyInd/

In the mood for some novelty shopping? Head to the Mercantile, your source for all kinds of knick-knacks!   Click View larger map for store hours.

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Miller’s Ice Cream House

Miller’s Ice Cream House

Address:61 West Main Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-0815
Website:http://www.millericecream.com/

Since 1977, Miller’s Ice Cream House has been serving up real homemade ice cream in the heart of Nashville! Miller’s 23 famous flavors, plus one special seasonal flavor, are always […]

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Nashville Express Tour Trains

Nashville Express Tour Trains

Address:95 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6690
Website:https://www.facebook.com/Nashvilleexpresshistoricaltours/

All aboard! A Brown County staple for nearly four decades, the Nashville Express is the perfect way to take in all the sights. Simply sit back and relax on the […]

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Nashville Fudge Kitchen

Nashville Fudge Kitchen

Address:175 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-0709
Email:info@nashvillefudgekitchen.com
Website:https://www.nashvillefudgekitchen.com

This is one shop for your sweet tooth! An old-fashioned candy store loaded with all your favorite treats, the Nashville Fudge Kitchen has the largest selection of fudge, popcorn, hand […]

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Our Sandwich Place

Our Sandwich Place

Address:15 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2355
Email:wendiellenw@aol.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/sunshinesandwich2

A straightforward, no frills, laid-back dining experience, Our Sandwich Place is your go to for good grub. Tucked away underneath the historic Nashville House, Our Sandwich Place is dedicated to […]

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Pathfinder Outfitters

Pathfinder Outfitters

Address:No Physical Office Location , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-340-0700
Email:stevechafin@gmail.com
Website:http://www.pathfinderoutfitters.com

Experience Brown County from a whole new perspective with Pathfinder Outfitters, formerly known as Most High Adventure Outfitters! Pathfinder offers guided and self guided wilderness canoe and kayak tours with […]

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Pioneer Village

Pioneer Village

Address:Museum Lane , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2899
Website:https://www.browncountyhistorycenter.org/pioneer-village.html

Trek around the Brown County History Center’s Pioneer Village and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to another century! Located on Old School Lane, just east of the Courthouse, is […]

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Q’s Bikes

Q’s Bikes

Address:2620 Valley Branch Road , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-345-6212
Email:qbikes31@gmail.com
Website:https://qsbikes.com/

A local bike shop specializing in mountain bike rentals, guided tours, sales, and repairs, check out Q’s Bikes for all your mountain biking needs! You can find Q’s Bikes at […]

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Quintessence Gallery

Quintessence Gallery

Address:87 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2600
Website:http://lawrencefamilyglassblowers.com/

Come see beautiful, handmade glass blown collectibles at Quintessence Gallery! The Lawrence family began their original glassblowing business, Lawrence Family Glassblowers, in 1976 before later opening their second location just […]

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Rich Hill’s Magic & Fun Emporium

Rich Hill’s Magic & Fun Emporium

Address:Antique Alley 75 South Jefferson Street, Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-720-7029
Email:richhillmagic@icloud.com
Website:http://www.richhillmagic.com/

Stop by Nashville’s only magic shop! Get everything from jokes, pranks, and juggling supplies to magic equipment and tricks of all kinds for beginners, intermediate and advance magicians. Learn about […]

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Salt Creek Trail

Salt Creek Trail

Address:105 Willow St , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-5503
Website:https://www.bcparksrec.com/

The Salt Creek Trail is a paved .75 mile trail beginning at the Brown County YMCA and ending near the CVS parking lot. It is open daily from dawn until […]

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Schwab’s Fudge

Schwab’s Fudge

Address:102 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6723
Email:sylviashroyer@gmail.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/SchwabsFudge

Home of Whiskey Nut Fudge, Schwab’s Fudge has been creating delicious handmade fudge since 1977. Schwab’s handcrafted fudge is created onsite, so you can see the magic being made. Stop […]

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T Shirt Shop

T Shirt Shop

Address:191 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6939
Email:tshirtshopllc@gmail.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/people/Merchantile-T-Shirt-Shop/100057188750730/

As the name suggests, this is the place to go for shirts! Offering a wide variety of t-shirts, sweatshirts, and more, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for. […]

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TC Steele State Historic Site

TC Steele State Historic Site

Address:4220 TC Steele Road , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2785
Email:tcsteeleshs@indianamuseum.org
Website:https://www.indianamuseum.org/t-c-steele-state-historic-site

Discover this hidden gem of Brown County! Attracted by its natural beauty, famed Hoosier Group impressionist artist Theodore C. Steele (1847-1926) was the first major artist to settle in Brown […]

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The Angry Robot

The Angry Robot

Address:41 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-720-7073
Email:theangryrobot17@gmail.com
Website:https://the-angry-robot.square.site/

The Angry Robot is a Pop Culture gift shop full of unique, snarky, fun finds. We strive to find epic goods so that you are blown away by our coolness! […]

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The Candy Dish

The Candy Dish

Address:61 West Main Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7606
Email:candy-dish@outlook.com
Website:https://www.facebook.com/TheCandyDishNashville/

A Nashville tradition since 1977, the Candy Dish is still making fudge and candies the old-fashioned way, using only the finest ingredients! Stop by for homemade fudge, handmade chocolates, award-winning […]

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The Candy Emporium

The Candy Emporium

Address:58 West Main Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-1488
Email:info@thecandyemporium.com
Website:https://thecandyemporium.com/

While candy is of course The Candy Emporium’s main offering, there’s so much more to be discovered. Since 1996, The Candy Emporium has been serving up fine chocolates, chocolate covered […]

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The Wondering Conjurer

The Wondering Conjurer

Address:41 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:(812) 582-8361
Email:thewonderingconjurer@gmail.com
Website:https://www.thewonderingconjurer.com/

Nashville’s newest magic shop, located in Heritage Mall in the village. The Wondering Conjurer magic shop is filled with tricks, puzzles, games and curiosities!

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Toy Chest

Toy Chest

Address:125 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2817
Email:info@browncountytoychest.com
Website:https://browncountytoychest.com/

While other shops might sell toys, the Toy Chest is the only official toy store in town! You’re sure to find the perfect item for the little kiddo (or big […]

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Village Green Playscape

Village Green Playscape

Address:45 South Jefferson Street , Nashville, IN 47448

Take a break from the shops and check out the Village Green Playscape (corner of Main and Jefferson Streets)! Sit down for a quick game of checkers, climb on the wood logs, tinker with the sensory gate…all things there […]

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Weed Patch Music Company

Weed Patch Music Company

Address:58 East Main Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-200-3300
Email:weedpatchmusiccompany@gmail.com
Website:https://www.weedpatchmusicshop.com

Weed Patch Music Company offers affordable instruments to inspire the beginner and one-of-a-kind locally made instruments to awe the professional. Be sure to stop by this unique Brown County music […]

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Wooden Wonders

Wooden Wonders

Address:63 South Jefferson Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:317-384-4091
Email:woodenwonders1@att.net
Website:https://www.facebook.com/Wooden-wonders-1608891296025930

Wooden Wonders products are handcrafted by self-taught chainsaw artist, Chris Trotter. Specializing in totem poles and customized products, not only can Chris create exactly what you are looking for, you […]

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Yellowwood State Forest

Yellowwood State Forest

Address:772 South Yellowwood Road , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7945
Website:https://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/4817.htm

Yellowwood State Forest is located 7 miles west of Nashville and 10 miles east of Bloomington, just north of State Road 46. The forest’s 23,326 acres offer many recreation opportunities […]

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Yesteryear Old Time Photo

Yesteryear Old Time Photo

Address:145 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7305

For a fun time, be sure to swing by Yesteryear Old Time Photo! From the wild wild west and the roaring 20s to elegance and prairie costumes, Yesteryear has costumes […]

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