Summer Vacation Ideas at French Lick Resort

Make it a summer to remember at French Lick Resort.
The stories you create together as a family will become memories that you will cherish forever.

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, French Lick Resort is the ideal family fun location for all things summertime fun. Here are some summer vacation must-do's at French Lick Resort.

Endless Pool Time
Swim until your heart's content at French Lick Resort! French Lick Springs Hotel (open from 5:30am-12:30am) and West Baden Springs Hotel (open from 6am-midnight) both offer an outdoor and indoor pool. 

Outdoor Activities Abound
With two incredible hotels with lots of history, enjoy Landmarks' Historical Tours (daily at both hotels)! On select Saturdays through September, step back in time with a Twilight Tour--costumed characters representing famous guests in West Baden Springs Hotel's past give visitors a an especially lively picture of the place, sharing their impressions of the hotel, the healing mineral springs and other tidbits. Or take our self-guided Historical Walking Tour around property and go at your own pace. The resort has more than 10 miles of walking and hiking trails throughout the Hoosier National Forest--perfect for nature enthusiasts with different leveled trail routes to fit your liking! Bike rentals (including surrey carts) are available daily and a great way to see the gorgeous property.

Fourth of July Festivities
Friday, June 30-Monday, July 3
Bring the family for festive Fourth of July fun! Kids can take part in the Craft Frenzy along with face painting and balloon art all weekend. There's also a DJ Pool Party and pool deck games for the kids while adults can enjoy volleyball, corn hole, Hillbilly Golf and croquet. Friday and Monday evenings, it's a family bonfire with s'mores and live music at The Stables. Saturday and Sunday nights enjoy a Dive-In movie. Wrap up the weekend with our fabulous fireworks Monday at dusk.

Horse Around at The Stables
French Lick Resort is home to 27 specifically selected and trained horses--most for trail horses for horseback riding in our scenic trails, two for carriage rides and ponies for the little ones. The Stables at French Lick Resort is complete with a gift shop full of souvenirs and Western-style items. 

Unique FootGolf Fun
Have you heard of this unique Soccer/Golf combo game? It is officially at French Lick Resort and played on The Valley Links Course using traditional golf rules but a soccer ball replaces the golf ball and your feet are used instead of clubs! Perfect to enjoy and create fun memories with your friends and family this summer.

Summer Photo Contest

The kick off to summer calls for a photo contest! Running from Memorial Day through Labor Day, post your best summer photo at French Lick Resort to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #FLRsummerfun for a chance to be featured on our Facebook page and for amazing prizes! All details are at