Evansville Journals

Midwestern Paradise

A travel journal to Evansville by Amy S. Jorgensen

Quote: It may be the Midwest, but my hometown of Evansville, Indiana is anything but dull. Wonderful shopping, exciting entertainment possibilities, educational opportunities, and fun all await those who dare to try a little Midwest flair.

Midwestern Paradise

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Depending on the mood, visitors can cruise the winding Ohio on the Casino Aztar Riverboat, visit the rolling trails and scenic views as well as a few exotic animals at the zoo, or explore the past at the Angel Mounds indian excavation site. This city also has shopping galore and some of the best dining of any city in the Midwest. We are also in close proximity (less than an hour's drive) from Holiday World amusement park which is home to the top-rated wooden rollercoaster, The Raven. Visitors can enjoy all this without facing the rat race of the big city. We're the perfect size for a vacation and thats why I call Evansville a 'Midwestern Paradise.'Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around:...Read More

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

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During the first full week of October don't come near the west side of Evansville unless you are prepared to have fun, eat greasy food, and hear some great entertainment. For the last 75 years, the annual Nut Club Fall Festival has been turning all of Franklin Street into a playground! Reportedly the second largest street festival (right after Mardi Gras) in the United States, the Fall Festival has something for everyone. Up and down the city sidewalks are food booths created and ran by local non-profit organizations. University clubs, church groups, high school band troops, and others peddle a variety of food from huge brain sandwiches to mouthwatering strombolis. In for a little exoti...Read More

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival
Franklin Street
Evansville, Indiana 47719
(812) 424-4881