Spring in New Harmony, Indiana | Midwest Living

Spring in New Harmony, Indiana

Echoing its roots as a utopian community, New Harmony, Indiana, continues to thrive as an ideal destination for reflection and inspiration as spring unfolds.


Chicken saltimbocca is a specialty at the Red Geranium Restaurant, part of the New Harmony Inn.
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The sculpture "St. Francis and the Birds" at the New Harmony Inn.
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Where to eat

Pop’s Grill and Ice Cream Shop Top-notch burgers warrant a trip to this family-oriented diner decked out with Route 66 memorabilia and vintage license plates. Hours vary, so call before you go. See Midwest Living’s review. 812) 682-3880; www.popsgrill.biz

Red Geranium Restaurant The namesake flower covers the walls at this upscale establishment drawing diners from across the region. Specialties include the tilapia fillet sauteed in brown butter. See Midwest Living’s review. (812) 682-4431; newharmonyinn.com/dining.php

Where to stay

Cook’s on Brewery Bed and Breakfast Top-of-the-line amenities, including luxurious linens, fast Wi-Fi and gourmet breakfasts, ensure a pleasant stay in each of the three guest rooms. From $135. See Midwest Living’s review.  (812) 682-3646; cooksonbrewery.com

New Harmony Inn The inn encompasses several blocks, but simple furnishings in the guest rooms and a peaceful atmosphere blend well with the town’s tranquility. Rates include free Wi-Fi and Continental breakfast. From $135. See Midwest Living’s review. (812) 682-4431; newharmonyinn.com

(A version of this story appeared in Midwest Living® March/April 2013.  Prices, dates, and other details are subject to change, so please check specifics before making travel plans.)


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