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Best Western Plus French Lick

613 S Arnold F Habig Boulevard, French Lick, IN 47432
Phone: 812/936-0520   |   Fax: 812/936-0521   |   68 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The Best Western Plus French Lick is convenient to local businesses and attractions in French Lick, Paoli, Mitchell, and Jasper. Local attractions include the award-winning Pete Dye Golf course, Indiana Railway Museum, Hoosier National Forest, Patoka Lake, and the French Lick Casino. Visit the French Lick Winery nearby for tastings or to pick up a new favorite bottle of French Lick Red.

The French Lick casino is a great way to relax and have some fun for adults. However, the nearby Big Splash Adventure and Holiday World are prime pickings for family-friendly activities too. Be sure to enjoy a free ride on the Indiana Railway Museum’s trolley as you visit the new and the old with the French Lick Resort and the beautifully-restored West Baden Springs.

Our new, upscale property puts this French Lick hotel above the rest. Featuring a pool and fitness center, there's no better place to relax. The complimentary deluxe breakfast sweetens the deal. Dig into the complementary hot buffet, fresh fruits and sweet pastries, hot and cold cereals, yogurt, chilled juices and 100% Arabica coffee.

Business travelers especially enjoy the endless perks of this French Lick hotel. We're proud to be near local businesses such as Budweiser, JSI Furniture Manufacturers, AHF Industries, and many other manufacturing and sales offices.

Although we do not accept pets, we do serve in accordance with the ADA guidelines in regards to service animals.

A warm, welcoming staff and top notch, newly-built rooms await you at this French Lick hotel. Welcome to your home away from home. Enjoy your stay.

Ask about our Wilstem Ranch Elephant Retreat and Wizard of Oz train tickets!!!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, enjoy our delicious complimentary hot buffet, with a variety of egg offerings, breakfast meats rotation of biscuits and gravy, seasoned potatoes, waffles, French toast, fresh fruits and pastries, cereals, yogurt, chilled juices, milk, and coffee.
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Exercise facility 24 hours, free
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, 24-hours nominal fee of $3.00
  • Laundromat We have one washer and one dryer for guest use. $1.50 to wash, $1.50 to dry. Detergent is not provided.
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out Fees may be applied.
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television Direct TV with HBO.
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
  • Business center, 24 hours, free
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities, 581 square feet - one room. If using catering services breakfast only - all other meals must use an outside caterer.
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool lift
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless Internet access available in meeting room
  • Boat parking with electrical hookups available, first come first serve

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Conveniently located, the best western plus french lick in French Lick, Indiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 38.546595  /  Latitude: -86.608545

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The west. Terre Haute: Take US 41 south, turn left onto N State Road 550/IN-550. Continue following IN-550. Turn left onto US-50 E/US-150 E. Continue to follow US-150 E. Turn slight right onto Main St. Turn left onto S State Road 145/IN 145. Take first left onto S Arnold F Habig Boulevard. The Best Western Plus French Lick is on the right.

From: The east. Cincinnati: Take I-75 South toward Louisville, take exit 1A (I-64 W), take exit 119 (US-150 W), at the roundabout in Paoli, take the 3rd exit onto IN-56, turn left onto S State Road 145/IN 145. Take first left onto S Arnold F Habig Boulevard. The Best Western Plus French Lick is on the right.

From: The south. Louisville: Take I-64 W, take exit 119 (US-150 W), at the roundabout in Paoli, take the 3rd exit onto IN-56, turn left onto S State Road 145/IN 145. Take first left onto S Arnold F Habig Boulevard. The Best Western Plus French Lick is on the right.

From: The north. Indianapolis: Take I-465 W to exit 4 (Hwy 37 S), at the roundabout in Paoli, take the 1st exit onto IN-56, turn left onto S State Road 145/IN 145. Take first left onto S Arnold F Habig Boulevard. The Best Western Plus French Lick is on the right.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Named after the Angel family, the Angel Mounds State Historic Site is located on land that the Angel family owned for over 100 years before it was named a historic site. The site runs along the Ohio River in southern Indiana through Evansville.

Nationally recognized as one of the most well preserved prehistoric Native American sites, it holds great historical significance to the history of Native Americans in the United States as far back as 1,000 A.D. Angel Mounds is currently operated by Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation with help from a 501(c)3 called Friends of Angel Mounds who raises funds and volunteers for events.

The site has over 600 acres of walking trails. Group tours and field trips are also offered by Angel Mounds. A visit to the gift shop is a great way to end a visit to Angel Mounds and pick up a variety of merchandise, including literature to learn more about the rich history of the site.

Children's Museum of Evansville

Opened in the fall of 2006, the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville, also known as the Children’s Museum of Evansville, is dedicated to engaging the curious minds of children in the community of Evansville in Southern Indiana. The museum is comprised of four main galleries with over 18,000 feet of exhibits for children. The four main galleries are Work Smart, Live Big, Speak Loud, and the Quack Factory and a multimedia theater.

The children’s museum is a great place for field trips and birthday parties as it not only engages children in fun, hands on activities, it is also an educational experience. Memberships and tours are offered on a regular basis for all ages. Activities range from digging for dinosaur bones to visiting the Big Bank where children can learn to handle money.

The whole museum is designed for children to be an engaging, hands-on learning experience that teaches various subjects through action. The Koch Family Children’s Museum is an excellent family activity for parents to learn with their child.

Evansville Museum of Arts & Sciences

Located in downtown Evansville in southern Indiana, the Evansville Museum of Arts & Sciences features arts, history, and science exhibitions – plus art galleries and the Koch Planetarium. Explore paintings, sculptures, and a variety of art objects dated from first-century BC through the 21st century.

The museum also houses an impressive collection of over 200 American Indian artifacts from the 1930s. Don't miss the rare cabinet built by Abraham Lincoln during your visit. The museum's science demos, virtual museum, outreach programs, and classes are excellent educational opportunities for visitors.

Evansville Regional Airport

Northern Kentucky, southern Missouri, and southern Indiana visitors and residents looking for an airport are in luck. Travel to the Evansville Regional Airport for commercial flights, general aviation and corporate aviation.

In 1928, the airport was constructed on 260 acres, north of Evansville. One of its two runways serviced the first commercial flights via Interstate Airlines. In 1950, the airport expanded its acreage to 467 acres and added a terminal building. The airport now encompasses 1,400 acres.

Former Presidential Candidate Barry Goldwater was aboard the first 727 jet that landed at the airport in 1964. By 1988, a new terminal building had replaced the original terminal. Today's passengers can fly with American Eagle and Delta Connection Airlines, to fly to Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta. While waiting for a flight, enjoy a meal in the restaurant or browse the web in the free Wi-Fi Lounge.

French Lick Casino

Plan your next visit to Indiana and be sure to try your luck at the French Lick Casino. Head for the southern region of the state and enjoy a stay in the town of French Lick – it's the home town of Larry Bird, NBA legend. Once the Larry Bird aura has washed off, check out all the games at the French Lick Casino. 

Across the 51,000 square feet of space, the French Lick Casino features an array of table games, slot machines, and many of the classic Vegas-style games you know. There are 1,000 slot machines, 37 table games, like 3-Card Poker, Craps, and Roulette, and a rotating stable of live entertainment. 

French Lick Winery

There's a long list of ways to make the most of any visit to southern Indiana. On the list, of the many varied possibilities, includes a stay in French Lick – and any stay in French Lick means a visit to the French Lick Winery. You'll find the French Lick Winery just east of Broadway Street, on the SW corner of Veterans Way and West Sinclair Street. 

Established in 1995, the French Lick Winery has become one of the top wine producers in the region. It's a popular destination for wine lovers in French Lick, and nearby cities like Paoli, Mitchell, and Shoals. The French Lick Winery does not offer official tours, but there is a large, glass viewing window where you can peer in and watch the process.

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

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George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Set on the Wabash River, the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is located Vincennes in southern Indiana.

The park marks the site of Fort Sackville of 1779 and commemorates Colonel George Rogers Clark. Visitors may catch the film “Long Knives” and take an audio tour of the seven murals throughout the Clark Memorial

Check out Fort Sackville exhibits in the visitor center, sign up for the architecture tour, and don’t forget your cancellation stamp at the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.

 

 

 

Indiana Territory Capitol

The Indiana Territory encompassed what is now Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota. Vincennes, the oldest city in Indiana, was the territory capital from 1800 to 1813. In 1811, the General Assembly held meetings in the "Red House," a small two-story building, still standing today.

After the Illinois Territory was created in 1809, the Indiana Territory was nearly reduced to the current size of Indiana today. Vincennes was also the first county of Indiana and was the site of Indiana's first Catholic Church, first Presbyterian Church, first bank and first medical society.

Vincennes University, founded in 1801 as the Jefferson Academy, is one of the oldest higher education institutions in America. Enjoy spending time in historical Vincennes in southern Indiana.

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Appropriately found in Lincoln City, the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is set in southern Indiana and managed by the National Park Service.

Also a U.S. National Historic Landmark District found on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the memorial preserves the site of the Lincoln family farm from 1816 to 1830.

Visitors to the memorial can check out the Memorial Visitor Center, the Lincoln Living Historical Farm, the Pioneer Cemetery, and the Cabin Site Memorial. Those with comfortable shoes can walk the Lincoln Boyhood Trail and the Trail of Twelve Stones.

 

 

Marengo Cave National Landmark

Indiana is a diverse collection of historic sites, charming towns and cities, and impressive natural wonders. Plan your next visit to the southern region of the state visit French Lick. This quaint town yields quick and easy access to the nearby Marengo Cave National Landmark.

While it's one of only four caves offering tours in Indiana, the Marengo Cave National Landmark is a must-visit. Designated as a national landmark in 1984, tours have been offered here since 1883. The total area of the cave measures to around seven acres. Tours of the cave are held year round, with varying hours over the weekend – call ahead for details.

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

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Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

Home to over 700 animals across 200 species, Evansville's Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden joins the Evansville Museum of Arts & Sciences and the Angel Mounds State Historic Site, as must-see attractions. The fifty-acre Mesker Park Zoo, established in 1928, has grown to become one of the largest zoos in southern Indiana.

Along with the $15 million tropical rainforest exhibit completed in 2008, this accredited member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums features 10 additional exhibits: North America, African Rift, Lake Victoria, Tropic America, Children's Enchanted Forest, Lemur Forest, Discovery Center, Kley Building, and African Panorama.

Kids of all ages love to feed the giraffes and have fun in the interactive children's area. Be sure to include a stroll through the Botanic Garden before leaving at the end of the day.

Paoli Peaks Ski Area

The Hoosier National Forest plays host to the Paoli Peaks Ski Area during Indiana’s winter months. Located in the town of Paoli, outside of Dale, in Southern Indiana, the peaks offer snowboarding trails, snow tubing, and skiing. The average grade of the slopes is between ten and fifteen percent with the majority of the mountain geared for intermediate skill levels.

Ski and snowboard equipment is available for rent as well as purchase in the 3,000 ft. pro shop located at the base of the slopes, whether you are a first-timer looking to get set up or an expert with specific tastes, this shop has everything you need. Lessons are available on the slopes in addition to other amenities including a pizzeria, lodge, restaurant and bully bar.

Patoka Lake

Enjoy a day on the lake during your next stay in French Lick. Make plans to visit southern Indiana and head for this charming town which yields easy access to Patoka Lake. You'll find a wealth of excellent recreation at Patoka Lake – tow your own boat, or check out a variety of rentals offered like houseboats, pontoons, and jet skis. 

The entirety of Patoka Lake is nearly 8,800 acres – 25,800 acres if you count all the parkland and shore-based recreation areas surrounding the lake. You'll find 10 boat launching ramps, ice fishing during the winter months, and an archery range. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, much of the lake is open for swimming.

Santa Claus, Indiana

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Santa Claus

When you visit Santa Claus in southern Indiana, you step into a world that seems permanently fixed in holiday cheer. All the streets are named after the Christmas season, and there are numerous Christmas-themed attractions.

Take your pick from Santa's Candy Castle, Santa Claus Museum, Christmas Lake Golf Course, Frosty's Fun Center, and Santa's Stables.

Families will especially love the Holiday World & Splashin' Safari theme park – this combination theme and water park is split into four different sections each celebrating Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the Fourth of July.

No matter what the season, this park offers a unique and thrilling way to celebrate the holidays – just off Interstate 64.

The Pete Dye Course at French Lick

Whether you've been through on multiple occasions, or if it's your first trek into French Lick, one thing is certain – pack your golf clubs. The Pete Dye Course is a marvel of golf course architecture, and one of the top courses in southern Indiana. It's so well regarded, in fact, it hosted the 2015 Senior PGA Championship.

Sprawled across some of the highest elevation points in the state, the Pete Dye Course features five different tee boxes – the reds play to 5,151 yards, while the championship gold tees play to 8,102 yards. The Pete Dye Course opened in 2009, is a par 72, and is just one of the many great courses found along the Pete Dye Golf Trail.

Vincennes University

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George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Rotunda

For an exceptional stay in Indiana, be sure to head south and explore the city of Vincennes. Home to a wide range of excellent attractions and accommodations, Vincennes is a charming and pleasant city – it's also home of Vincennes University, one of the premier schools in the state. 

A public school, Vincennes University was established in 1801 as the Jefferson Academy.

While the main VU campus is near downtown Vincennes, there are three others across the state – the Jasper Campus, Indianapolis Campus, and the Fort Branch / Gibson County Campus.

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

Held annually since 1924 to raise money for philanthropy, the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival is organized by a group of businessmen known as the West Side Nut Club. The Festival has grown to attract crowds of more than 100,000 over the weeklong festivities held in October in Evansville.

This festival in southern Indiana represents the beginning of fall and one of the biggest festivals in the region for those who participate. The West Side Nut Club Fall Festival features a variety of activities including family day, best voice competition, fair rides, and parades. One of the many things that set this festival apart from others is the exotic food offerings.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • .8 mile(s) from Big Splash Adventure, Indoor water park
  • 28 mile(s) from Williams Bridge, Covered bridge
  • 31 mile(s) from Bluespring Caverns Park, Flat bottomed boat through river in caves
  • 27 mile(s) from Spring Mill State Park
  • 45 mile(s) from Holiday World, come enjoy the family-friendly fun of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari. The park features free parking, free sunscreen, free sodas, and a variety of fun rides, activities, live entertainment, dining, and more. Ask about our discounted ticket prices!
  • 12 mile(s) from Patoka Lake
  • 1 mile(s) from Indoor Karting Track, Indoor go karts
  • .6 mile(s) from Indiana Railway Museum
  • 1 mile(s) from French Lick Winery
  • 1 mile(s) from Valley of Springs Waterpk, Waterpark
  • 35 mile(s) from Hoosier National Forest
  • 1.2 mile(s) from French Lick Resort Casino
  • .1 mile(s) from Fox Hollow Gallery, Art Gallery, Gift Shop
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Disinger Jewelers, Jewelry store located inside the West Baden Hotel
  • .2 mile(s) from French Lick Artisan Co-Op, Art
  • .2 mile(s) from French Wick Candles, Candle Shop
  • .2 mile(s) from Valley Mercantile

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2 mile(s) from Donald Ross Golf Course
  • 1 mile(s) from Pete Dye Golf Course
  • 9 mile(s) from Paoli Peaks, Skiing
  • 35 mile(s) from Hoosiers National Forest
  • 7 mile(s) from Wilstem Ranch, Horseback riding

Nearby Restaurants

  • .2 mile(s) from German Cafe, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .2 mile(s) from 33 Brick Street, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .8 mile(s) from Chicago's Pizza, Buffet, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .3 mile(s) from Denny's®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .3 mile(s) from Legendz Sports Bar Grill, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .8 mile(s) from Subway®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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