Within Walking Distance from the Inn:
Indiana's First State Capitol Building
Regular daily tours are available, except on Monday.
Governor Hendrick's Headquarters
State Memorial with "period" antiques.
Situated on High Street just off Capitol Avenue. State memorials are open free to the public.
Unique shops, antique malls, fine restaurants, art galleries and a museum are just a short walk away.
Zimmerman Art Glass
Joe Zimmerman opened the Zimmerman Art Glass Factory in 1963, making handcrafted art glass objects. His son Kerry now continues the creation of the coveted glass art, and the process is open to the public. Visitors are afforded a rare opportunity to see third-generation artists work in the time-honored method of individual glass sculpting as practiced by English and Colonial craftsmen.
Free Band Concerts
Friday nights June through August at the Hurley Conrad bandstand near the Capitol Building.
Live performances since 1970. Plays done periodically throughout the year.
The Posey House
A museum operated by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Leora Brown School
Situated on a hilltop just north of the Corydon town square, it is believed by historians to be the oldest African-American school in the state.
Branham Tavern Museum
Two-story log structure built by Governor William Henry Harrison. Recently restored.
Mesker Iron Works
Many of the Corydon store fronts display 1890s architectural ornamental iron from the George L. Mesker Iron Works in Evansville, Indiana.
Corydon Public Library
Offers internet use and loan of materials to county residents at its main branch at 105 N. Capitol Ave. The recently restored Carnegie Building at 117 W. Beaver St. houses an extensive genealogy and Indiana history section. it also has local marriages, wills, deeds, census, etc. on microfilm.
Harrison County Fairgrounds
The oldest continuous county fair in Indiana. It dates back to 1860 and provides jogging and walking. Annual fair held the last week in July.
Harrison County Courthouse
This building was dedicated in 1929. It contains records and handwritten documents dating back to Corydon's inception in 1808. They have been preserved and protected in this building.
Corydon Democrat Newspaper Building
This building is a fine example of federal style architecture, built in 1842.
Within 5 minutes from the Inn by car:
Golf, Tennis and Swimming
See the Innkeeper for times available at the Old Capitol Golf Club. Watered fairways. 18-hole championship course.
Hayswood Nature Reserve
Handicapped accessible. Hiking trails with some trees identified. Fishing, bowling, picnic areas and children's play equipment.
Colonial Bowling Lanes
A new 12-lane bowling alley with lounge.
Four screens and first-run movies. This theatre has the only four-star rating in the Louisville area.
Battle of Corydon Site
The forgotten battle of the Civil War. Only two battles were fought on northern soil -- Gettysburg and Corydon. This five-acre site is on the National Register of Historical Places.
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Contains graves of soldiers from the American Revolution and all succeeding wars, except the Gulf War. The earliest burial date is 1807.
Within 30 minutes from the Inn by car:
Georgetown Drive-in Theatre
A cash-only, two-screen drive-in cinema that has been in operation since 1951 and is open seasonally. The theatre has two playgrounds and a retro concession stand.
One of only six show caves in Indiana (four of which are local), Marengo Cave has been conducting public tours since 1883, just days after its discovery by two school children.
Indiana State Recreation Area. The cave system has 25 miles of passages on five levels.
Indiana Caverns is part of the Binkley Cave system, the longest cave system in Indiana -- 35 miles. Featuring a boat ride and zip line, Indiana Caverns is the newest of the local cave attractions, opening in 2013.
Squire Boone Caverns
Cave first discovered by Daniel Boone and his brother Squire. In addition to cave tours, there is a working pioneer village and grist mill. Squire Boone loved the caverns so much he was buried near the entrance.
O'Bannon Woods State Park
Named for former governor and Corydon native Frank O'Bannon, O'Bannon Woods State park is a 2,000 acre nature area that is part of the Harrison/Crawford State Forest. It was one of the few African-American Civilian Conservation Corps units. The property also has a nuiquely resotred working haypress barn, complete with oxen for power and a pioneer farmstead.
Cave Country Canoes
Travel down Blue River by Canoe. Blue River was the first river selected for inclusion in Indiana's National Scenic River System.
Within 40 minutes from the Inn by car:
Historic Churchill Downs
Home of the Kentucky Derby. Live horseracing during season.
Caesar's Southern Indiana Casino
Open daily. Casino, live entertainment, restaurants, hotel. Set across Highway 111 from the Ohio River.
Within 50 minutes from the Inn by car:
Skiing at Paoli Peaks