2508 Hwy 41 North
Evansville, IN 47711
Phone: (812) 425-1092
Fax: (812) 426-1462
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is secured in midst of beautiful trees and trails. Family, fun & flourishing nature—all can mingle for an exhilarating experience. All the possible children's events in nature is taken care for. For families, it has night hiking, campfires, special events for the bird lovers and for the kids, there choices are innumerable. There are wood & walking stick carving classes, bird, butterfly & squirrel house building workshops & scout programs too. Weekends, holidays or just the evenings, sparing time to visit Wesselman Woods; one of the best places to be close to pristine nature.
University of Evansville is one of the most prestigious universities in the US. Besides their other comprehensive courses, the University is known for its dedication to the Arts course. Their theater alumni comprises of personalities like Jack McBrayer and Matt Williams. It is also famous for its contribution to New Formalist poetry.
The Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse is a historic political hub of the state government. Located in the heart of the city, it was built in 1888 in the Baroque and German Beaux-Arts styles of architecture. It features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran's Memorial Coliseum is a well-equipped multi-use convention center and auditorium in Evansville. It was built to honor the soldiers from Vanderburgh County who laid down their lives in American Civil War.
The imposing structure brick structure on the Southeast Third Street has its history rooted in the middle of 19th Century. This Methodist church was first established in 1865 and was the first of its kind in the city. Today, the people of Evansville visit this huge religious center for various community activities, as well as religious events. The church organizes various programs for kids as well as adults to spread the teachings from the bible. Sunday morning worships are held for the members of the church, with the soothing sounds from the Wicks Pipe Organ played by the members of the church choir.
The Koch Planetarium dome, with a height of 40 feet (12.192 meters) displays some fantastic documentaries. Discover the functioning of the universe and the role of our very own planet Earth. Catch one of their shows which lead to a deeper understanding to the world as we know it.
Mesker Park Zoo has been conserving and providing a shelter to different species of animals since its inception. Check website for more details.
Spread over an infinitely green area, Tee Time Golf Course is gives golfers a great experience of country golfing. With plenty of hazards scattered over this expansive course, it is a game to remember. They also provide classes for those interested in learning golf.
The history of this site dates back to over a thousand years and has been home to many Native Americans. It is one of the best preserved prehistoric Native American sites tht can be found in the United States of America. This place is of immense historical importance and is full of pre-historic artifacts such as site of the chief's residence, religious locaations, burial sites, garbage dumping grounds and even natural elevations. This site is named after the Angel family that owned a farmstead here till the year 1938.
Burdette Park & Aquatic Center—a place for all in the family to have fun together. The Aquatic Center is well equipped with the water rides and slides. Lounging on the float or deck for that sun tan—it's all possible here. Refreshments at food stalls too are well placed, so are the safety measures. Racing, golfing or batting all can join in the merriment. Exciting camps are available for all the kids. And for the people who want to prolong their stay, there are the pretty lodges, chalets and party houses. It's a scenic place surrounded by oaks and birches.
Home to Audubon's Grist Mill and the Blue's & BBQ Festival, the John James Audubon State Park attracts tourists throughout the year. It is a fitting abode to the legacy of the greatest naturalist, John James Audobon whose works are still exhibited in a small museum. Camping grounds are available for those who would like to stay overnight and avail the barbecue grills, showers, picnic tables and play areas. Call for details.
Perched right next to Ohio River, the Audubon Mill Park offers a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere to its visitors. You can simply sit on the wooden benches and read a book or watch the boats passing by. This otherwise serene space comes alive during summer, when its plays host to the summer concerts and festivals. DHP Summer Concert Series, W.C. Handy Blues Festival and Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival are some of the popular events held here.