The Evansville Bucket List: 18 Things Every Evansvillian Needs to Do at Least Once [LIST]
Just how Evansville are you? See how many of these bucket list items you can cross off our list! Then head out for an adventure to tick off the ones you haven’t experienced yet!
Haynie’s Corner – Take in the local scene in the heart of Haynie’s Corner. With great places to eat and drink, enjoy live entertainment and beautiful art, this is a don’t miss. Make sure you visit on the first Friday of the each month for First Friday’s and of course the annual Funk in the City too!
cMoe – Few things in Evansville say fun quite like the Children’s Museum of Evansville! Don’t forget the Quack Factory while you’re there!
Ghost Hunting – Look for the Lady in Grey at Willard Library. Legend has it that she likes to roam the library.
Live Music – There is never any shortage of live music in the city of Evansville. Whether it’s covers or originals, in a bar or at an outdoor festival, Evansville has a rich musical culture.
The Greenway Passage – Walk, run or bike but get out and enjoy the Greenway Passage! It is miles of excellent paths and fresh air!
Bike Sharing – Don’t own your own bicycle? That’s ok! You can rent one to ride at several locations across the city and even return them at another!
Eat – There is no shortage of delicious and unique places to eat in Evansville. Whether you’re looking for a strom, pizza or sushi, you’ll find something to tickle your taste buds – like the Double Decker Supreme Pizza from Deerhead!
The Upside Down House – Visit Burdette Park and swing on by the Upside Down House – an awesome and unusual art exhibit.
Local Breweries – With Turoni’s, Tin Man & Carson’s brewery, you can sample all types of locally crafted brews.
Visit the Shelter – There are numerous animal rescues in the Evansville area. They are always looking for volunteers, fosters and forever homes!
Mini Golf – Evansville is home to one of the oldest miniature golf courses in the entire country! Right off of highway 41, you’ll find Midget Links waiting for you and your family to play a round!
Sled Reitz Hill – You can’t say you’re from Evansville if you’ve never sledded down Reitz Hill!
Central Library – If you love the smell of books and you like to sit quietly and read, Central Library in downtown Evansville is a must visit.
Historic Bosse Field – Featured in the movie A League of Their Own, Bosse Field is home to the Evansville Otters and plays host to several great events throughout the year.
Wesselman’s Nature Society – Take a walk through nature at Wesselman’s or grab some friends and hit the sand volleyball courts!
Go Bowling – There are several places to bowl in Evansville. AMF ARC Lanes is a personal favorite for their glow bowling.
LST-325 – Take a tour on a piece of American history. The LST-325 is a WWII Navy vessel that is docked on our own Ohio Riverfront. She first took to the water in 1942.
Mesker Park Zoo – While the monkey’s are no longer housed there, the replica of Christopher Columbus’s ship is still there, affectionately dubbed the “Monkey Boat” and included in Nabokov’s Lolita.
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