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A bustling metropolis where Indiana congregates with Illinois and Kentucky, Evansville sits on the banks of the meandering Ohio River. A spirited hub, with Southern-style friendliness and a student population to fuel its vibrancy, The River City’s large offerings come with an undeniable dose of small town charm. Enjoy strolls along the river, nature’s most majestic creatures in a zoo, live it up in casino, or spend it up in a mall. Evansville is one of those places with a little something for everyone.

Things to see

Downtown’s Ford Center is a hive of large scale entertainment. With a capacity for 11,000 spectators, the area hosts sporting events from basketball to ice hockey, along with some glitzy music concerts. From the Amazonia Rainforest to the African Savannah, Mesker Park Zoo’s 45 acres take you on a worldwide wildlife tour. Among its 700 creatures you’ll encounter everything from tigers and zebras, to wolves and komodo dragons. After you’ve taken a walk on the wild side, take a turn around the zoo’s botanic gardens, home to some rather exotic floral finery. If Luck’s being a lady, make a night of it at Tropicana Evansville. A riverside mecca for retail and restaurants, its glitzy centerpiece is the 2,700 capacity riverboat casino. A replica of a 130 year old steamboat on the outside, hedonistic hijinks come in glittery Las Vegas style within. With over 130 shops and 3 department stores, Eastland Mall offers some big brand retail therapy should you hit the jackpot.

Hotels in Evansville

A city that’s no stranger to hospitality, you’ll find hotels in Evansville to suit every need, pocket, and preference, whether you want a simple en-suite room or a family sized suite complete with kitchenette and living areas. Accommodation ranges from sleek and stylish to cheap and cheerful, usually baring a brand name and offering lots of amenities. Swimming pools, gymnasiums, and business centers are all common features, whilst in-room; satellite televisions, WiFi, refrigerators, and microwaves are all standard. There’s a healthy supply of thriftier motels and hotels in Evansville too, offering a basic, but comfortable stay nonetheless.

Where to stay

A mish mash of historic architecture and modernity set beside the river, a hotel in Evansville’s downtown gives you a slice of everything. Shop for antiques and one-of-a-kind gifts along Main Street, wine and dine on the waterfront, or take in the tones of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra at Victory Theatre. And don’t forget the historic must-sees – the grand Old Court House and Evansville’s most recognizable landmark, the Four Freedoms Monument. South across the river on its Kentucky bank, Henderson brims with the historic remnants of its wealthy past. Featuring many a quaint offering, including a local Farmers' Market, the city is known for its bird-watching, horse-racing, sizzling BBQs, and Blues and Bluegrass music festivals.

How to get to Evansville

Just 3 miles to the north of the city, Evansville Regional Airport provides a convenient gateway for those flying in. It serves a handy selection of major hubs, including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Chicago O’Hare International, and Dallas/Fort Worth International, to name a few. Once you’ve landed it’s just a few short minutes into downtown, which can be done by taxi or via a complimentary pick up by your hotel. Evansville is also reachable on the Greyhound bus, which makes a stop in the city’s core. For drivers, Interstate 69 provides easy access straight into the city.