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What you should know about Corydon

Head away from the beaten track and get to grips with the real America in small town Indiana. Located just across the border from Louisville, Corydon was the original state capital and plays home to historical battle sites as well as a host of natural attractions including underground caverns and sun-drenched vineyards. In the evenings, the streets come alive with gospel and bluegrass music and a range of local eateries serve southern specialties such as grilled chicken and delicious ice cream sodas.

Hotels in Corydon

Hotels in Corydon cover well-known chains and family run inns, with a range of options available at a reasonable price. Affordable hotels are plentiful with decent self-catering options, making Corydon the ideal family destination. A good no-frills choice is the Super 8, a non-smoking inn with large family rooms, free breakfast and parking. The Holiday Inn Express is also a good option, with a pool and spa tub for the children to splash around in, a 24 hour gym and barbecue grills available for relaxed nights in.

Things to see in Corydon

History buffs will want to check out the Battle of Corydon Battlefield and State Capitol Historic Site. The Battlefield provides interesting historical insights into the town’s involvement in the American civil war. Children will really enjoy the chance to get to grips the cannons which remain on the site. The Historic Site gives further glimpses into the town’s historic importance. It was in the Court Room in 1820 that slavery was officially abolished in Indiana, while the Capitol Site houses the historical Governor’s mansion. The kids will love the Indiana Caverns, which offer interactive guided tours and underground boat rides through the cave systems. After a day spent exploring, parents will relish the chance to relax with a local wine at one of Corydon’s 5 wineries. These family-run vineyards offer the chance to sample award winning local wines in cozy surroundings and meet the people who produce them.

Good for families

Corydon reviews present an ideal destination for families, with plenty to see and do for all age groups. The town is perfectly sized for those with children, providing lots of family friendly entertainment in a safe and laid back environment. There are a number of interesting natural parks and interactive museums, which make for fun and interesting family days out. After a busy day of exploring, parents will enjoy getting to know more about the town’s history or relaxing to the sound of live music from the town square. Hotels in Corydon tend to be affordable, comfortable and spacious, providing plenty of space for energetic kids.

How to get to Corydon

Travel in Corydon is easiest by car. Located just off of the I-64 26 miles to the East of Louisville and 120 miles west of St. Louis, Corydon is a short drive from a number of major local cities. Louisville is also home to the nearest airport, which accommodates both domestic and international flights. Cars and taxies can be hired directly from the airport to get you into town quickly. Just 72 miles away, the Bluegrass airport in Lexington also welcomes domestic flights. Other international options include Cincinnati International Airport, which is located about 100 miles east of Corydon.