Tours

Featured: Bear Wallow Distillery

Time to see the first “legal” still in Brown County as your tour Bear Wallow Distillery! From aged whiskeys and moonshine to good ol’ Hoosier Hooch, get the inside scoop on the complete creation process. Grain to glass, you’ll experience it all on a Farm-to-Fifth Tour! Can’t leave out the best part…tasting it!

A Look Back in Time, Historical Walking Tour

A Look Back in Time, Historical Walking Tour

Address:211 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7303
Email:visitorscenter@browncounty.com

Learn the fascinating history of Brown County during this guided, walking tour through the Village! This tour begins and ends at the Visitors Center and includes the local natural history of the land, peoples, industry, and founding of the art colony. The stroll includes up to five rest stops and progresses from the oldest settlement […]

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Back Roads Studio Tour

Back Roads Studio Tour

Every October, local Brown County artists come together to form the Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour. This is your opportunity to visit artists at working studios – meet them, watch them work, explore their studios, and buy a wide variety of handmade work directly from the artists.   This event happens annually, October […]

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Bear Wallow Distillery

Bear Wallow Distillery

Address:4484 East State Road 46 , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-657-4923
Email:bearwallowdistillery@gmail.com
Website:http://bearwallowdistillery.com

Bear Wallow Distillery, located in Gnaw Bone, is one of the first craft distilleries in Indiana! Using only locally-grown grains, Bear Wallow creates unique Indiana spirits in an old-fashioned copper pot still. Take a Farm-to-Fifth Tour and see how Bear Wallow’s handcrafted Indiana corn whiskey is made. Distillery Hours: Friday & Saturday  |  11 a.m. […]

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Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Country Star Museum

Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Country Star Museum

Address:5163 State Road 135 North , Nashville, IN 47448
Website:http://billmonroemusicpark.com

In 1984, the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame was created, with inductees being hand-picked by Monroe himself for their substantial and enduring bluegrass contributions. The museum has grown over the years and there is always something new on exhibit. Once inside, take a self-guided tour while listening to a tribute to Bill Monroe and […]

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Brown County Carriages

Brown County Carriages

Address:Corner of Franklin Street and Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-327-7457 | 812-764-4590
Website:http://www.facebook.com/browncountycarriages

Slow down and enjoy life…at the pace of a horse! Founded in 2005 by two life-long horse lovers and Brown County natives, Brown County Carriages offers a unique way to see historic downtown Nashville. Carriages accommodate 4-6 adults and are pulled by beautiful draft horses. Board at the corner of Franklin and Van Buren Streets […]

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Brown County History Center

Brown County History Center

Address:90 East Gould Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-2899
Email:director@browncountyhistorycenter.org
Website:http://www.browncountyhistorycenter.org

Learn what makes Brown County so fascinating at the Brown County History Center! Located just northeast of the Courthouse, the History Center welcomes visitors with a wide front porch and rustic charm. There are exhibit halls, a reconstructed log cabin room with a fireplace, gift shop, and environmentally-controlled areas for the collection and archive of […]

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Brown County State Park Tour

Brown County State Park Tour

Address:Brown County State Park Nature Center , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-5240
Email:phaulter@dnr.in.gov
Website:http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2988.htm

Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful Brown County State Park! Motorcoach only! Embark on a tour of Indiana’s largest state park. A step-on guide will board your motorcoach as you travel through miles of twists and turns, hills and valleys with stunning, scenic overlooks. You may even catch a glimpse of a deer, wild […]

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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:http://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 of the tallest, longest, and fastest zip lines in Brown County, these 15 world class lines are sure to leave you feeling exhilarated! eXplore Brown […]

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Hard Truth Hills Welcome Center

Hard Truth Hills Welcome Center

Address:418 Old State Road 46 , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-720-4840
Email:hardtruthhills@bwqoht.com
Website:http://hardtruthhills.com

Find your new favorite locally-made craft brew or spirit at Hard Truth Hills! Hard Truth Hills’ 325-acres of wooded scenery, just down the road from the original restaurant in Nashville, is more than just a home for Hard Truth Distilling Co., it’s also an incredible destination for friends, fans, and folks who are interested in […]

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Indiana Raptor Center

Indiana Raptor Center

Phone:812-988-8990
Website:http://indianaraptorcenter.org/

Indiana Raptor Center’s mission is rehabilitation, education and conservation. Besides being a working raptor hospital, the Indiana Raptor Center is a space for education too! Dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned birds of prey (hawks, owls, eagles, falcons, and vultures), the Raptor Center’s goal is returning these birds to the wild. […]

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Indigo Birding Nature Tours

Indigo Birding Nature Tours

Phone:812-679-8978
Email:david@indigobirding.com
Website:http://indigobirding.com/

Brown County is full of nature, and David Rupp, owner of IndiGo Birding Nature Tours, LLC, is ready to help you experience and appreciate it to the fullest. The unique combination of natural and human history found in these hills present a fascinating backdrop to the tours offered by IndiGo Birding! Register for any tour […]

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Most High Adventure

Most High Adventure

Address: , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-340-0700
Email:info@mosthighadventure.com
Website:http://soilandwater.com/mosthigh/

Experience Brown County from a whole new perspective with Most High Adventure Outfitters! Most High offers guided and self guided wilderness canoe and kayak tours with top quality gear. See local wildlife as you paddle along wilderness refuges and the backwaters of Brown County! Most High also offers guided and self guided mountain bike trips […]

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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

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 2.5 mile, 25 minute long scenic tour of Nashville, complete with a brief history lesson from the conductor. Offered May through October, board the train […]

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Sippin’ Trip

Sippin’ Trip

Address:211 South Van Buren Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-7303
Email:visitorscenter@browncounty.com

Get ready for a unique excursion to the diverse artisan wineries, breweries, and distilleries around Brown County! The Sippin’ Trip will treat your taste buds to some of Brown County’s best beverages. From mouthwatering moonshine and delicious craft beer to smooth spirits and fine wine, these locally-produced libations are sure to hit the spot. Our […]

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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:http://www.tcsteele.org

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 County, now the “Art Colony of the Midwest”. The TC Steele State Historic Site offers regularly scheduled tours year round of Steele’s painting-filled studio and […]

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Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting World

Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting World

Address:5718 State Road 46 West , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-764-4980
Website:https://www.zoo-opolisexoticpettingworld.com/

Zoo’Opolis is a place where the animals play with you. You can bottle feed baby goats, pet muntjac deer, hold a baby lemur, dance with cockatoos, play with bouncing bunnies, explore the reptile kingdom, and many more. For reservations go to their website at www.zoo-opolisexoticpettingworld.com and book your visit. They are open year round Wednesday […]

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