Tours

Tour your way through the hills o' Brown!

Explore Brown County one tour at a time! Don't just stop by for a quick visit, spend some time exploring our unique attractions. Learn about Brown County's past during history tours or savor the flavor during tours of our local breweries, wineries and distilleries. Enhance your visit and get the inside scoop on our one-of-a-kind attractions!

7 Vista Challenge

7 Vista Challenge

Address:1405 State Road 46 West , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6406
Email:phaulter@dnr.IN.gov
Website:http://7vistachallenge.com

What’s the best way to see one of America’s most majestic forests? Take The Seven Vista Challenge in Brown County State Park! Experience nearly 16,000 acres of unparalleled beauty and forest, brimming with maples, oaks, dogwoods, sycamores, redbuds, birches as you visit 7 majestic vistas for breath taking views.

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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:https://www.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: Monday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – […]

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Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame Museum

Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame Museum

Address:5163 State Road 135 North , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6422
Website:https://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.  In the winter of 2019, the museum was renovated – and they found even more memorabilia to display! The museum is adjacent to the camp store and gift shop. There […]

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Brown County Bikes

Brown County Bikes

Address:185 South Jefferson Street , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-200-1115
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 are available to keep you having more fun on your bike. Small Business Gift Guide Brown County Bikes Flannel The Brown County Bikes FlexTop Flannels […]

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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 | 765-516-4865
Website:https://www.countitalljoycarriages.com/

Slow down and enjoy life…at the pace of a horse! 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 next to Artist Colony Inn. Cash only. Friday through Sunday, April through […]

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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:https://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 Auto Tour

Brown County State Park Auto Tour

Address:1405 State Road 46 West , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6406
Email:phaulter@dnr.IN.gov
Website:http://on.IN.gov/browncountysp

Brown County State Park has created a way for guests to experience the park’s unique cultural and natural history from the comfort of your own vehicle. The Auto Tour guides guests to five stops along the park’s south loop. Signs are posted at each location. Guests will start at the Nature Center and journey along the main park […]

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Brown County State Park Motorcoach Tour

Brown County State Park Motorcoach Tour

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

If you’re bringing a motoroach group to Brown County, 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 […]

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de Tours of Indiana Wines

de Tours of Indiana Wines

Phone:812-250-8687
Email:detourswine@gmail.com
Website:http://www.detourswine.com

Travel to Indiana’s finest wineries in style with de Tours of Indiana Wines. They do the driving while you sample delicious Indiana wines. de Tours of Indiana Wines is the perfect solution for a great wine tasting day in Central and Southern Indiana wine country! Enjoy the company of your friends in a luxury vehicle. […]

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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 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

Hard Truth Hills

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

Hard Truth Hills’ 325-acres of wooded scenery 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 the Big Woods/Hard Truth/Quaff ON! Brewing brands. Welcome Center The Welcome Center is open for tours and tastings, or grab a seat at […]

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Most High Adventure

Most High Adventure

Phone:812-340-0700
Email:info@mosthighadventure.com
Website:https://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
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 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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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 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 a neat little pocket of fun waiting to be discovered. Great for families and anyone who likes old-timey things, the Pioneer Village is home to a two-story 1879 log […]

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Quaff On! Tours

Quaff On! Tours

Address:1934 N State Road 135 , Nashville, IN 47448
Phone:812-988-6006
Website:https://www.quaffon.com

Quaff On! Brewing Co. opens its doors to the public on the third Saturday of the month to offer a limited release of a Woods Abide Barrel-Aged Beer. Each month, there will be a new varient of Quaff On!’s popular barrel-aged beer in limited production runs. While at the releases you’ll be able to take […]

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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

Due to COVID-19, Brown County Sippin’ Trip tours are discontinued for the remainder of 2020.   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 […]

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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

Due to Covid-19, and for the foreseeable future, T.C. Steele State Historic Site is open with new hours Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Tours of the historic House and Studio are limited to 10 people per tour, and take place at 10:15am and 1:15pm. Reservations by phone are encouraged. An outdoor painting locations tour that ends in the […]

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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
Email:zoo_opolis@yahoo.com
Website:https://www.zoo-opolisexoticpettingworld.com/

Looking for a special animal encounter? Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting World offers a unique experience for every age. With over 100 animals and over 40 species, Zoo’Opolis has tons of critters to play with, learn about, feed, and snap a pic with! Both indoors and outdoors, you’ll be able to step straight into these animals’ habitats. […]

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