Local Area Attractions Near Batesville KOA Journey

Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio have many attractions and activities for your family to enjoy. This campground near the borders of all three states offers a convenient location to explore these activities. Here are several attractions in the area you might like to explore. Come check out what the area has to offer. 

Local Area Attractions Near Batesville
Batesville, Indiana, and surrounding cities offer plenty to do during your next vacation in the area. If you want to explore nature, you can see animals from around the world at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens or Indianapolis Zoo. To explore Indiana's natural beauty, try a trail ride from Salt Creek Ranch or a canoe trip along the Whitewater River. 

Other things to do near Batesville, Indiana, include visiting the Creation Museum and Kings Island. The Creation Museum showcases biblical stories and history with murals, scenes and interactive activities. Kings Island has rollercoasters and a water park for a fun day in the sun.In the city of Batesville, Ertel Cellars offers award-winning wine and good food. Batesville also gives convenient access to the Indiana Wine Trail, a series of artisan wineries interspersed with rolling hills, specialty shops and historic sites. Shoppers can also visit RomWeber Marketplace for boutique shopping, dining and arcade games. 

Camp at Batesville KOA Journey
If you plan to visit attractions near Indianapolis or Cincinnati, the Batesville KOA Journey is a comfortable and fun option. This campground is near a lake in Batesville, Indiana, and has plenty of activities and amenities to create an exciting vacation. Book your site at Batesville KOA Journey and get ready to explore Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio!

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Located just 40 miles from Batesville KOA. The Cincinnati Zoo was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the “Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids.” Over one million people visit the Zoo's award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3000 plant species annually

3400 Vine Street

Cincinnati, OH 45220

513-281-4700

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Indianapolis Zoo

Indianapolis Zoo

located  just 65 from our Campground White River Gardens is part of the Zoo and continues its tradition of connecting animals, plants, and people.  This stunningly beautiful 3.3-acre landmark botanical attraction combines the best of gardening ideas, plant information and inspirational design to serve the needs of all visitors. With hundreds of plant varieties on display plus entertaining special exhibits throughout the year, White River Gardens is an international showplace for Indiana where visitors can enjoy and learn about the bounty of the natural world. Visitors to the Gardens will be inspired, impressed, enlivened, and entertained.

1200 Washington Street

indianapolis, IN 46222

317-830-2001

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Kings Island

Kings Island

Located just 80 miles from Batesville KOA. With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, Kings Island offers the perfect combination of world-class thrills and family attractions. Guests can experience 15 thrill-inducing roller coasters, including Diamondback, the tallest and fastest roller coaster at Kings Island, and the world's longest wooden roller coaster, The Beast! Families can spend the perfect day together in the award-winning Planet Snoopy kids' area. Park admission includes Soak City, a 33-acre water park.

6300 Kings Island Dr

Mason, OH 45040

513-754-5700

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Ertel Cellars Winery

Ertel Cellars Winery

Located 10 minutes from the campground. 
 Ertel Cellar wines are superb award-winning varietals that complement good food, conversation and friends. Offerings include a tasting bar, lounge, restaurant and wine market, set amidst Chateau-styled architecture, sprawling vineyards and breathtaking views.

3794 East County Road, 1100 North

Batesville, IN 47006

813-933-1500

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Creation Musuem

Creation Musuem

The state-of-the-art 70,000 square foot museum brings the pages of the Bible to life, casting its characters and animals in dynamic form and placing them in familiar settings. Adam and Eve live in the Garden of Eden. Children play and dinosaurs roam near Eden's Rivers. The serpent coils cunningly in the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Majestic murals, great masterpieces brimming with pulsating colors and details, provide a backdrop for many of the settings.

2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd

Petersburg, KY 41080

888-582-4253

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Local Area Recreation Near Batesville KOA Journey

Romweber Marketplace

Romweber Marketplace

The Marketplace is over 40,000 sq. ft. of home furnishings, artwork, hand blown glass, antiques, gift items, decor and accessory items.
The RomWeber Marketplace is your home interior design resource center located in historic downtown Batesville, Indiana just 5 minutes off Interstate 74; halfway between Cincinnati and Indianapolis. Our unique selling environment is like none other in the area. Once home to the RomWeber Furniture Company, this newly renovated space incorporates the historic elements of the factory with a unique buying environment with today's shopper in mind. Completely handicapped accessible, its' clean and airy with a food court, restaurant, rest rooms and game arcade area.

7 South Eastern Avenue

Batesville, IN 47006

812-932-2606

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Indiana Wine Trail

Indiana Wine Trail

Drive through rolling hills, river towns, visit antique & specialty shops, state parks, historic sites, B&B's, galleries and cafes have in common? You'll find them all along the Indiana Wine Trail in Southeastern Indiana! Kick back and enjoy a leisurely drive, stopping along the way to discover the quaint charm of the region and visit six artisan wineries.We invite you to visit Indiana Wine Trail's six artisan wineries, each one reflecting the distinct style and personality of the winemaker. Sample their wines and learn how climate, soil conditions and the winemaking process make every vintage a unique experience.The wineries of the region continue a history and tradition that began two hundred years ago when Swiss immigrants planted vineyards near Vevay. We hope you enjoy your journey through the heart of the Ohio River Valley, the largest designated wine region in America.

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Trail Ride at Salt Creek Ranch

Trail Ride at Salt Creek Ranch

Owned and operated by Ronnie Adkins, Salt Creek Ranch is located just outside of Metamora, IN on Highway 52. With over 100 horses in his stable and 600 acres of rolling hills to ride through, he offers a variety of guided horseback trips ranging from one hour to overnight. Enjoy the scenic beauty as you ride the wooded trails though the hills and water, and stay with us overnight in our cabin or camp. Our rustic cabin sleeps up to 18, with complete kitchen. The ranch also offers horse training, hay rides, and BBQ's, upon request. Group rates available for larger rides. Choose from one hour, two, or two+ hour rides or our “Saddle and Paddle” package that includes a 12 mile canoe trip.

21040 US 52

Laurel, IN 47024

765-698-2044

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Canoeing

Canoeing

Whitewater Canoe Rental offers scenic canoe trips, kayaking, tubing, rafting, and riverside camping on the Whitewater River in southeastern Indiana for individuals, families, and groups of any size.

1154 Main St.

brookville, IN 47012

800-634-4277

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