Brown County Trip Guide | Midwest Living

Brown County Trip Guide

Nashville (population: 803), the county seat, is a great destination for cool boutiques, artsy finds and the artists’ inspiration: rolling hills and natural beauty.
Brown County State Park
+ enlarge
Bean Blossom Covered Bridge.
+ enlarge

What to do

Brown County State Park Visitors flock to Indiana's largest state park for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. (812) 988-6406;

Brown County Craft Gallery More than 20 local artisans show their works, including pottery, jewelry and baskets, at this Nashville spot. (812) 988-7058;

Hoosier National Forest More than 200,000 acres and 266 miles of trails await, with camping, hunting, fishing and boating. (866) 302-4173;

Where to eat

The Nashville House Fried biscuits, hickory-smoked ham and apple butter satisfy in a homey setting. (812) 988-4554;

Story Inn Feast on inventive seasonal fare, such as pecan-crusted chicken with peaches, in a converted store at the site of the former town of Story. (Stay here if you dare: This B&B claims to be haunted.) From $129. (800) 881-1183;

Where to stay

Abe Martin Lodge Settle into the cozy stone and timber lodge or cabins at Brown County State Park. An indoor aquatic center makes it a hit with families. From $72. See reviews and ratings. (877) 563-4371;

For information: Brown County Visitors Center (800) 753-3255;

Add Your Comment