Decatur County Offers Visitors a Variety of Travel Fun
FORE! Golfers love to hit the links as early and as often as possible. Three area clubs offer diverse options for all golfers ranging from beginner to pro. Package options are available. Biking more your thing? Check out our Bike Southeast Indiana guide, which offers trails and shops throughout four Southeastern Indiana counties.
Girls Getaway? Shopping options abound from our Shop and Stay packages with Premium Outlets of Edinburgh. Or maybe a crafty interlude, plan a visit to our Tree City Stitches Quilt Shop and a look inside Crafts and Occasions. Whatever you choose you’ll want to top it off with a stop for lunch or tea at the Gilded Lily Tea Room.
History. Begin with a stop at our Courthouse located in the heart of downtown Greensburg. See our world famous Tower Tree. Yes, we’ve had a tree growing out of our Courthouse tower since the 1870s. This large tooth aspen is believed to be the 11th. Check the historic marker, which denotes that the Courthouse hosted a trial State of Indiana vs. Luther Donnell. A Kentucky slave owner sued Donnell for loss of property because of the escape of a slave named Caroline and her children. Venture down Franklin Street to the Decatur County Historical Society Museum and see his portrait and other artifacts from previous years. Stop by Art on the Square Gallery to see the latest exhibit of local and regional art. Take a jaunt down to Westport and see the restored Westport Covered Bridge! We offer Indiana Covered Bridge Loop brochures as well as Underground Railroad tour booklets to help you find your way!
Food…who doesn’t love to eat and try regional cuisine? Greensburg offers options for any member of your family. Two perennials are on the square. Stories Restaurant and the Dawg Haus. The Dawg Haus serves up dawgs in just about any way you can think of and a few you probably would never think about! Storie’s is a family restaurant that serves fresh pie and daily plate lunch specials. Chicken? Venture out to Milhousen and try Stone’s or Enochsburg to visit Fireside Inn.
Festivals….Our annual calendar is doted with events that offer something for everyone. From the Westport Covered Bridge Festival to Blues, Grooves and Spirits Blues Festival to Tree City Fall Festival and Applefest we celebrate things that make the community great! Power of the Past is a tribute to our areas unique agricultural heritage and brings people to visit from more than 25 states.
Families….Stop and check out the animals at Stapp’s Circle S Ranch. This 32-acre petting farm gives young and old alike a chance to get up close to camels, buffalo, emu, and even baby tigers. And then visit Highpoint Orchard for some cider and a chance to relax and unwind. In season, you may pick some fresh apples or peaches and pears.
Visit us online at www.visitgreensburg.com or call 877.883.5447.