Whether you are looking to recharge or let loose, Dubois County is a destination with a variety of things to do all year round. Call your gals and make a last-minute trip to southern Indiana to unplug, relax and recharge for a weekend of laughs, drinks & trips down memory lane!

During the summer months, rent a boat on Patoka Lake for a day of soaking in the sun. Hoosier Hills Marina offers a variety of boat, jet ski, kayak and paddleboard rentals and is home to The Idle Zone Restaurant and Bar, featuring a patio overlooking the beautiful lake. After a day on the lake, enjoy the evening at one our local hotspots (check out a recent blog on local “watering holes” to enjoy dinner followed by live music.

In the summer & fall months enjoy a ride on the Spirit of Jasper Train featuring unique ride & dine excursions on beautifully renovated climate-controlled cars complete with a cash bar. Enjoy a catered meal as you view the beautiful countryside. Not a train girl, purchase tickets for a Patoka Lake Wine Cruise and enjoy a summer or fall evening on the lake sampling Indiana wines and hors d’oeuvres/dessert aboard the 60′ Patoka Voyager cruise boat.

Need to get ahead on your holiday shopping? Shop till you drop in our beautiful and thriving downtowns offering one-of-a kind gift items. Huntingburg 4th Street & the Jasper downtown square and surrounding area is home to unique men’s & women’s boutiques, home décor shops, children’s boutiques, several sweet treat shops and a variety of gift shops. Book your trip during the holiday season and experience one of the three Olde World Christmas events.

Sample and sip at one of the local breweries. St. Benedicts Brew Works is located on the grounds of the Monastery Immaculate Conception and also has a satellite location in the River Centre, located in downtown Jasper. While in Huntingburg, stop at Yard Goat Artisan Ales, featuring a variety of craft beer options, sours and even slushies.

In the spring, plan your trip around the annual Garden Gate Jazz, Art, Wine & Craft Beer Festival, featuring popular wineries and breweries from the region with live jazz music in Market Street Park. Also, be sure to check out a listing of live performances at the many venues throughout Dubois County. The Jasper Arts Center, Calumet, and Astra Theater all have a variety of acts performing through the year.

In any season we have several workshops and classes for your group to enjoy! Take a class at Traditional Arts Today in Ferdinand where they teach a variety of classes on traditional arts or reach out to Family Roots Nursery to make a wreath or centerpiece for any season.

Book a private yoga class at one of our popular yoga studios. Fire Horse Yoga is located in the heart of downtown Jasper offering a hot yoga class or barre class and Yes Power Yoga is located on 4th Street in Huntingburg and offers aerial classes.

Throw axes at Chop’d located right off 4th Street in Huntingburg or try out the escape room, Puzzles & Padlocks in Jasper.

Dubois County offers unique and affordable accommodations. Check out our list of hotels, bed & breakfasts and charming home rentals, available in the countryside. 

Dubois County will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated for when you get back to the hustle and bustle of every day life.

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