Memorial Day Weekend in VFLWB

The start of summer is an exciting time here in Visit French Lick West Baden. The French Lick Resort will offer a variety of fun activities at their Memorial Day Weekend Celebration. Rent a surrey and take a leisurely ride through Visit French Lick West Baden. Volleyball, corn hole, croquet, bounce houses, pony rides, pool party with a DJ, a cook out with Bossa Nova Band, face-painting, and late-night jazz music in the library to name a few…check out the French Lick Resort website for further details. If you’re looking for a more romantic option, check out the splendor of the Pete Dye Mansion for a relaxing sunset dinner – reservations required. family

Join the Lost River Renegades as they strike French Lick Scenic railway again! The exciting Wild West Hold Ups take you back in time for an old-fashioned train robbery.wild west 400x270.jpg

The French Lick Market will be in full swing with hand-made local items on Memorial Day Weekend. French Lick Market will kick off their season with punch, festive treats, and one-of-a-kind items made by local artisans.

For fresh produce and down home fun, head over to the Orange County HomeGrown Farmer’s Market. Join friends and neighbors as they sell locally grown produce and some delicious baked goods.

Swing by Wilstem Ranch to participate in an up-close and personal Elephant Encounter where you get to help wash and feed three African Elephants. Extend the safari fun at the ranch by feeding the giraffes! Also, don’t miss exciting zip-line and ATV fun all weekend at Wilstem Ranch!

Take a dip in Patoka Lake, or stay above water by renting a boat at Patoka Lake Marina. Join the fun of a Beach Bash at Patoka Lake. For a unique experience, stay in one of Indiana’s first floating cabins at Patoka Lake Marina and Lodging. 

For an up to date list of all the Visit French Lick West Baden Memorial Day Weekend activities visit www.vflwb.com

Need Last Minute Plans for Mother’s Day? Find them right here in Visit French Lick West Baden

You will find plenty of ways to pamper mom this Mother’s Day in Visit French Lick West Baden. The French Lick Resort is offering a Mother’s Day brunch inside the atrium of the West Baden Springs Hotel that is sure to impress with traditional breakfast items being offered to a fresh seafood bar, accompanied with a succulent carving station boasting New York Shrimp, pork rib loin, chicken, and salmon. Ending the delightful meal with a chocolate fondue fountain!

Mom is sure to be awestruck with the beautiful sights throughout the French Lick Resort property. A lovely garden is in place for spectacular viewing from the veranda or get up close and personal with each lovely flower on a stroll through the gardens.

A relaxing Pluto mineral bath is guaranteed to make Mom feel like she is Queen for the day at the magnificent Spas of the French Lick Resort. Paired with sophistication and leisure, the Eastern European influenced award-winning spa offers the elegance of a Spa from Paris or London.

From unique boutiques to down home quaint shops, everyone will be able to show Mom their appreciation. Unique stone jewelry carved by a lapidary who has been in business for over 50 years, remarkable chainsaw carved life-size pieces, rustic garden art to diamonds and pearls, anything that Mom’s heart desires will be at her fingertips at the beautiful shops here in Visit French Lick West Baden; or treat her to luscious wine tastings at the French Lick Winery!

End the perfect Mother’s Day with a gentle carriage ride under the moonlight along one of the relaxing routes offered by the French Lick Resort. Mom will be amazed at the beauty along this delightful path as Mother’s Day comes to a close.

The Giraffes are Coming to Town

Last spring, three African elephants made their way in to town for a leisurely getaway. Makia, Lovie and Lou travel all the way from Florida once a year, where they reside at Wilstem Ranch and live in complete tranquility. Wilstem Ranch offers guests the chance to attend an educational seminar where they learn all about these amazing creatures and get up-close and personal for pictures, as well as the opportunity to participate in the spa bathing and their daily pampering in the enclosure. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and an experience you will remember forever. 

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Want to win $500? There’s still time!

Have you heard about our latest photo contest? We want you to show us how you choose to chill when you come to the area. All you have to do is take awesome photos, upload them to Twitter or Instagram, and use the hash tag #chillinvflwb. Simple, right? You’re then automatically entered for the chance to win a $500 gift card! The contest ends on February 28th so if you haven’t entered yet, start taking and tagging your photos! Check out some of the awesome submissions we’ve had so far. 

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There are many ways to say ‘I love you’ this year

If you and your significant other are looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day plans this year, French Lick and West Baden have so many amazing offers you can’t pass up. Romance, roses, chocolate and wine, and even an afternoon full of pampering are just a few of the indulgences that will make this Valentine’s Daya memorable one.

Valentine’s Day Packages

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Available February 10th through the 14th, this Valentine’s package includes one overnight stay, a $100 dining credit to use anywhere on property and one dozen long stem roses.

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Available February 10th through the 18th, this package includes an overnight stay, a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two at Sinclair’s and six chocolate covered strawberries delivered to your room before arrival. You’ll remember this as your most romantic getaway yet.

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Available at both properties February 17th and 18th, this package includes an overnight stay, a bottle of wine, chocolate, and rose petals displayed throughout the room. Reservations for this package must be made by February 12th.

Valentine’s Day Events

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On February 11th at the French Lick Resort, enjoy music, live demonstrations, and an unlimited supply of subtle, mild, and intense flavors that will make your taste buds go crazy! Make your reservations online.

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The weekend of February 11th and 12th, travel the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail, including French Lick Winery, and enjoy complimentary wine tastings paired with a variety of chocolate treats at each winery.

Valentine’s Day Specials

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Relax and indulge in an afternoon of pampering at Bliss Spa & Boutique. Bliss Spa is offering two Valentine’s Day specials, each catered to fit to your needs. The Chocolate Lovers Package includes an Aromatherapy couples massage enhanced with chocolate massage oil. Continue the tranquil experience by enjoying chocolate truffles and a non alcoholic sparkling beverage. The True Love Package includes a soothing 50 minute hot stone massage for one followed by a relaxing express pedicure.

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Surprise your significant other with the perfect plans and make this Valentine’s Day one you’ll both remember forever.