Evansville Has It All from Casinos to Concerts
Located at the northwest corner of I-69 and Lloyd Expressway on Evansville's east side, the Country Inn & Suites offers a great starting point for exploring area attractions. If you're traveling with kids, take them to the Children’s Museum of Evansville with enough exhibits for hours of educational fun. Planning a date night? You can see a concert at the Ford Center and then take a leisurely stroll along the Ohio Riverfront. For something a little more exhilarating, head to the Tropicana Evansville Casino, a riverboat casino with more than 1,000 slot games. When your adventure is over, you'll find your flight home just 10.5 miles away at Evansville Regional Airport (EVV).
Be sure to see these points of interest:
- Old National Events Plaza (6.7 miles)
See a musical, a fashion show or a concert at this popular event center. You can also attend private events in the exhibit hall, the ballroom or the meeting rooms.
Phone: +1 (812) 435-5770
- Children’s Museum of Evansville (7 miles)
Take your kids to this downtown museum, where you can watch them explore the educational, hands-on exhibits inside this historic Art Deco building.
Phone: +1 (812) 464-2663
- Ford Center (7 miles)
Reserve your game or concert ticket for a spot in the 11,000-seat arena at this beautiful event facility.
Phone: +1 (812) 422-1515
- Ohio Riverfront (8 miles)
The brick walkway along the scenic Ohio Riverfront offers a great place to go for a run, walk or bike ride. This area is also a popular venue for concerts and festivals during the summer.
- Tropicana Evansville Casino (8 miles)
This riverboat casino, which features more than 1,000 slot games and 40 table games, offers space for 2,700 passengers to take part in the fun.
Phone: +1 (812) 433-4000
- Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science (8.5 miles)
This respected museum boasts a permanent collection of more than 50,000 pieces of artistic and historical significance.
Phone: +1 (812) 425-2406
- Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden (10 miles)
In addition to seeing fascinating animals at Mesker Park Zoo, you can also take part in special activities like giraffe feedings, holiday events, and paddleboat and bumper boat rides.
Phone: +1 (812) 435-6143
- USS LST-325 Ship Memorial (10 miles)
Tour this landing ship and tank to learn about the “Grand Old Lady” and the many encounters she endured during World War II, the Korean War and in Vietnam.
Phone: +1 (812) 435-8678
- Angel Mounds State Historic Site (11 miles)
Named after the Angel family, who ran a farm in this area of the Ohio Valley for more than 100 years, Angel Mounds has been occupied by a variety of cultures, including Paleo-Indians, big-game hunters and Archaic hunters.
Phone: +1 (812) 853-3956
- Burdette Park (13 miles)
Relax on a tube in the pool any day of the week or play miniature golf on the weekends at this local park. You can also explore the scenic landscape that stretches 170 acres across Indiana’s rolling hills.
Phone: +1 (812) 435-5602
- New Harmony (32 miles)
Well known for its two attempts to develop Utopian communities, this historic town draws tourists with its relaxed culture and charming shops, restaurants and art galleries.
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