Spencer County is home to the nations #1 Water Park named by USA Today, Holiday World & Splashin Safari, home to the Lincoln State Park where you can discover the place where our 16th President, Abe Lincoln, spent his boyhood, and home to many home grown small businesses unlike any others. Spencer County prides itself on authentic learning, living, and fun. Check out all the attractions it has to offer,
Featured on the Hoosier Wine Trail, Pepper’s Ridge Winery is situated on a quiet country road near Rockport, Indiana. Enjoy complimentary wine tastings and relax in the peaceful setting located minutes away from the Ohio River Scenic Byway. Sip on wines made from locally grown fruit by the glass or bottle at this winery.
Address: 4304 N County Road 200 W, Rockport, IN 47635
Phone: (812) 649-9463
Discover the boyhood home of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Among the rolling hills and thick forest, young Lincoln learned many life lessons. Lincoln State Park offers 10 miles of hiking trails, two scenic lakes, and an interpretive center to help you experience early life of settlers in southern Indiana. Your entire family can enjoy a relaxing time at one of the campgrounds, cabins or group cottages. Tour the Colonel Jones Home, the historic home of the merchant and Civil War officer who employed young Lincoln.
Address: 15476 County Rd 300 E, Lincoln City, IN 47552
Phone: (812) 937-4710
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are a family-owned theme park and water park combo located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Home of Thunderbird – America’s only launched wing roller coaster, Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, a huge water park, live entertainment, games, attractions – and Santa Claus, himself! Both parks offer free soft drinks, free parking, and free sunscreen.
Address: 452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone: (812) 937-4401
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is a United States Presidential Memorial, a National Historic Landmark District in present-day Lincoln City, Indiana. It preserves the farm site where Abraham Lincoln lived with his family from 1816 to 1830. During that time, he grew from a 7-year-old boy to a 21-year-old man.
Address: 3027 E S St, Lincoln City, IN 47552
Phone: (812) 937-4541
The historic castle was dedicated in 1935, blending old-world charm with modern-day fun. Visit Santa’s Candy Castle for a magical experience for believers of all ages.
Find a large selection of old-fashioned & hard-to-find candy, decadent hand-made confections, more than 30 flavors of cocoa, Frozen Hot Chocolate & more. Log onto the “North Pole Network” to chat with one of Santa’s elves. If it goes well, you can earn an official Good List Certificate.