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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Amusement Park
“Distance from English to Evansville Museum: 136.48 mi, Travel time: 1 Hour(s), 22 Minute(s). Located on the Ohio riverfront in the downtown area, the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science is a general interest museum that is filled with many artifacts. The museum was founded in 1904 and now has over 30,000 objects in its permanent collection. You’ll be able to see several examples of fine art, historic artifacts, decorative ornaments, photographs, historic documents, and more. One of the museum’s main features is its built-in semblance of a 19th-century American rivertown street you can walk down which is decorated with shops and homes. The permanent exhibits are so varied, from 16th century artwork to informative science demonstrations. 411 SE Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713”
  • 4 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Distance from English to Angel Mounds State Historic Site: 125.52 mi, Travel time: 1 Hour(s), 16 Minute(s). Angel Mounds State Historic Site comprises the remnants of a town that was constructed and occupied between 1100 AD and 1450 AD. Located on the banks of the Ohio River, the site is one of the farthest northeastern displays of Mississippian culture. It is nationally recognized as one of the best-conserved ancient Native American sites in the US and is identified as a U.S. National Historic Landmark and on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Today, visitors will be able to experience how the thriving community lived a thousand years ago through the site and many artifacts which have been discovered there. 8215 Pollack Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715”
  • 7 locals recommend
Stadium
“Ford Stadium is home to the Evansville Thunderbolts Professional Hockey Team. It is also the primary venue for a lot of music concerts, comedy tours, monster truck rallies, etc. If you are in town for any event of the such, we are perfectly located for you to enjoy this venue without the traffic and traveling stress.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“Enjoy the woods and learn about nature around us. Wesselmans also offers sand volleyball area, batting cages, tennis courts, picnic tables, playgrounds, and 9-hole par three golf course.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Located in Evansville, IN - Eastland Mall is a shopping center including Dillard's, Macy's, JCPenney, Forever 21, American Eagle, and many more stores and restaurants.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Ideal for getting work done, sitting and having a coffee with your pup, or talking for hours with friends. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Casino
“We have the state's oldest casino... and it's a riverboat Casino. It's docked on the Ohio in Downtown Evansville.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lounge
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“You can walk to it from the B&B and they have great entertainment almost daily.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a locally owned Italian place, located right at Haynies corner. it is within walking distance. We have had many good experiences at Sauced. Delicious food great atmosphere, terrific memories!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“It is a patriotic preservation of an iconic World War II troop carrier. Though this one wasn't built here ( it is the last known anywhere) many were at a long abandoned ship yard on the riverfront”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great BBQ and a cool atmosphere! After dinner, take a walk upstairs to the speak-easy, and enjoy a cigar or some Kentucky Bourbon.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Awesome farm to table restaurant that fuses artisinal food with southern comfort. Don't forget to try a craft cocktail.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Turoni's has some great Evansville-original pizza and features beer from their local brewery”
  • 4 locals recommend
Premise
“Fabulous zoo and botanical garden. Don't miss Amazonia, a totally climate controlled stroll through a tropical forest. Gift shop and snack bar. See the animals in their natural habitat exhibits.”
  • 1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
“Haynies Corner is a fun arts district with a fountain. There are often festivities going on there and there are several restaurants nearby. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Start at Riverfront Park and you can connect to the riverfront trail, formally known as the Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage, which is a paved trail good for walking, jogging, and biking along the Pigeon Creek and the Ohio Riverfront. Winding through the heart of Evansville, it showcases the creek and the banks of the Ohio River in downtown as it connects neighborhoods and parks, business districts and nature areas. The Greenway is a safe and scenic and ready for your enjoyment.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This is a locally owned Italian place, located right at Haynies corner. it is within walking distance. We have had many good experiences at Sauced. Delicious food great atmosphere, terrific memories!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great BBQ and a cool atmosphere! After dinner, take a walk upstairs to the speak-easy, and enjoy a cigar or some Kentucky Bourbon.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome farm to table restaurant that fuses artisinal food with southern comfort. Don't forget to try a craft cocktail.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Turoni's has some great Evansville-original pizza and features beer from their local brewery”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun atmosphere and great live music! Sometimes hosts Family Friendly music events.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A perfect 'date night' dinner spot! One of the best restaurants in Evansville with a talented head chef.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing burgers in an upscale & modern interior. Exterior is historic blue Greyhound Station. One of the last ones to exist! Our FAV is the Bru Board appetizer. Yummy! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is our family's FAV spot to relax and enjoy outdoor dining! Beautiful garden & trees...perfect atmosphere for summertime dinners. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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