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Explore Getaway Brown County

Located just one hour outside of Indianapolis in Columbus, IN, Getaway Brown County is nestled in a bustling town with plenty of spots to explore. Here are a few of the spots we’d recommend you check out while you’re on your Getaway.

Walks in the Woods

Shawnee and Lenape Loop
Distance: 1.9 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed
This hike is perfect for bird-watching, trail-running, or simply a morning walk. This trail takes about forty minutes to complete, and it’s beautiful year-round.

Pauline Crump Nature Preserve
Distance: 1.4 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

For a slow morning stroll, head to Pauline Crump Nature Preserve and try the walking trail. You’ll likely get the whole place to yourself. You can even bring your fishing poles to relax beside the creek.

Tangeman Woods Loop
Distance: 1.0 mile
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

Tangeman Woods Loop is the perfect trail to explore the area’s forest, and it’s likely you’ll come across a turtle or two crossing your path.

Sustenance and Snacks

Meyer Grocery
~ 12 minutes from Outpost
Make a pitstop at Meyer Grocery before getting to the Outpost to pick up all of the ingredients for your favorite campfire recipes.

~ 26 minutes from Outpost
Head to Zaharakos after a campfire dinner or a long hike for the sweetest ice cream treats in town.

Lucabe Coffee Co
~ 26 minutes from Outpost
Head to Lucabe Coffee Co for the best cup of joe in town.

Things to Do Around the Outpost

Columbus Bowling Center
~ 30 minutes from Outpost
When was the last time you went to a bowling alley? Head to Columbus Bowling Center on your next Getaway to bring back some memories and make some new ones.

Putt-Putt Fun Center
~ 30 minutes from Outpost
Head to Putt-Putt Fun Center for an afternoon of mini golf with those who matter most.

Hard Truth Tours & Tasting Center
~ 20 minutes from Outpost
Just twenty minutes from the Outpost you can find the largest destination craft distillery. The distillery has a full-service restaurant, and offers tours of the distillery and even guided ATV tours of the 325 wooded acres of their property to teach you about the history of distilling.

Copperhead Creek Gem Mine
~ 20 minutes from Outpost
If you’re looking for a unique experience for your family, head to Copperhead Creek Gem Mine to mine for fossils and gems.

Ready to book an escape to Getaway Brown County? Reserve your cabin today.