Local Area Attractions
Old National Road - U.S. 40
U.S. 40 was Americas first interstate highway established by an act of Congress in 1806.
Our Historic District
Looking for a fantastic day in Richmond? Then look to the Historic Richmond Depot District! A vibrant neighborhood with a funky but chic area of shops, boutiques, cozy locally owned restaurants and entertainment venues. This neighborhood was first settled by members of the Society of Friends, later by free blacks and German immigrants. Visit Richmond's Historic District online.
Amish driving tour
Its only been a few years since the Amish arrived, but the area is growing.
Levi Coffin house
Underground RR Station for fleeing slaves of pre-Civil War days, this registered National Historic Landmark is a Federal style brick home built in 1839. The "History Channel" listed this landmark as one of the top 25 most historic sites in the U.S. Season: June 1 to August 31 - open Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 1 to October 31 - Saturdays only, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Friendly, helpful staff
Brings folks back and keeps them happy.
Hand crafted collectibles and antiques are plentiful in the quaint shops found in this scenic village. You can enjoy a train ride, carriage ride, and horse drawn boat ride (transportation in the early 1900s). Open daily mid-April to late December (shop hours vary). Enjoy free admission at this attraction.
Whitewater Valley railroad
This scenic railroad built on the towpath of the earlier Whitewater Valley Canal offers a 16-mile, 1 1/2 hour (one way) journey from Connersville to Metamora. Open Saturday and Sunday (rain or shine) from first Saturday in May until last Sunday in October. Visit Whitewater Valley Railroad online for more information.
Kings Island Amusement Park
Open Memorial Day through August 30 (selected weekend sin April, May, September and October). Gates open at 9 a.m., rides and attractions begin at 10 a.m. For more information and group reservations please call 1-800-333-8080. Visit Kings Island online for more information.
Indiana Football Hall of Fame
Dedicated to the sport and its Indiana heroes, the Football Hall of Fame features displays and memorabilia from Indiana high school, collegiate and professional athletes. Open Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m. (May-September). Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (October-April).
Amish store featuring baked goods, bulk foods,candies,deli, farm fresh produce, flowers, log furniture and more.
South Trailhead: Go back to nature along Indiana longest paved rail-trail which spans 58 miles from Richmond through Muncie to Gas City, Indiana. The terrain is gentle, with outdoor enthusiast surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.