Southern Indiana is SoIN. And it’s a destination whose partners have committed to the Hoosier Hospitality Promise, a pledge aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Just across the river from Louisville, Kentucky, SoIN (our area in southern Indiana) is steeped in history, bourbon and culinary culture. SoIN is an up-and-coming destination that will surprise and delight you. Heard about us but haven’t had the chance to check us out? Now is the time!

Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards

Grape-to-glass. Grain to glass. Farm fresh produce. Guests treated like family. Indiana’s largest wine grape producer hosts groups for tours, tastings and u-pick experiences. Wines produced since the 70s have gained popularity, and the business has expanded into spirits with Starlight Distillery. Taste the difference at Huber’s.

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen

Culinary artists, five-course dinners with a front-row view. This is MESA! Groups watch and learn as chefs create masterpieces in a state-of-the-art kitchen. Chefs talk about the dishes — why they cook what they cook — while guests are served fresh from the on-site display kitchen. Learn new recipes. Discover new tastes.

Derby Dinner Playhouse

Classic shows, Broadway style. Derby Dinner Playhouse is a favorite dinner-and-a-show venue. Offering comfort food and shows filled with musical memories and hilarious hijinks, Derby Dinner is the standard in dinner theater. Buffet-style dinners are now served to patrons plated to comply with covid-19 protocols.

Falls of the Ohio State Park

See the world’s largest exposed Devonian fossil bed when the Ohio River is low. Learn about the people, places, and animals of the Ohio River Valley in the state-of-the-art Interpretive Center, an interactive experience. This site was recently added to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant

Enjoy famous fried biscuits and apple butter and family-style meals. Country farm-fresh fried chicken, ham, with your favorite comfort food sides like green beans, corn, and mashed potatoes for groups who travel spring through fall. Your group can explore southern Indiana’s rolling hills and fresh tastes. 

Carnegie Center for Art & History

Experiential group activities help groups learn history hands-on. Exhibits detail the heroics of the courageous people who risked their lives in troubled times. “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad,” is a sweeping look at New Albany, Indiana’s part in the movement in the anti-slavery movement.

Curious about southern Indiana and the place we call “SoIN”? Visit our website or contact us!

SoIN Tourism
Todd Read, Trade and Consumer Sales Manager