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Evansville Tourism and Sightseeing
Located along the scenic Ohio River Bend, Evansville is the third largest city in Indiana and an ideal spot for a casual weekend! Whether you are looking for a great spot for family fun or a night out on the town, we’ve got it. Historically and culturally rich, scenic, with great activities and events for all ages, Evansville is a great place to visit! For family fun look to cMoe, Mesker Park Zoo and the Evansville Museum featuring the Koch Immersive Theater. Get in touch with nature at Burdette Park or Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, home of the largest urban forest in the U.S. Try your luck at Tropicana Casino, housed in a classic riverboat, then take your loot to Eastland Mall or one of our great local restaurants!   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Angel Mounds State Historic Site
Angel Mounds State Historic Site
Historic Site in Evansville, IN USA

Ancient Indiana Metropolis Angel Mounds State Historic Site, located on the banks of the Ohio River, is one of the best-preserved precontact Native American settlements in the United States.


Evansville African American Museum
Evansville African American Museum things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Museum in Evansville, IN USA

A celebration of African American culture in Evansville. The Evansville African American Museum preserves, honors, and provides education about Evansville's own unique African American culture. It is housed in the last remaining building of Lincoln Gardens, a housing project commissioned under the "New Deal" by FDR.

LST 325 Ship Memorial
LST 325 Ship Memorial
Museum in Evansville, IN USA

Last remaining operation LST, a floating memorial of WWII The LST was known as the "ship that won the war." Designed to float on the sea and ground on beaches, without LSTs D-Day might have never happened. More Landing Ship Tanks were built in Evansville, IN than anywhere else during WWII.

Mesker Park Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Zoo in Evansville, IN USA

Historic Southern Indiana Zoo and Botanic Garden Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is situated on 45 acres of rolling hills in beautiful southern Indiana! This zoo, one of the oldest in the US, combines historic charm with state of the art modern facilities to house their ever growing wildlife collection.

Reitz Home Museum
Reitz Home Museum things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Museum in Evansville, IN USA

Well preserved 19th century Victorian mansion museum. The Reitz Home Museum is one of Evansville's greatest treasures! This home, built by one of Evansville's most prominent citizens in the year of 1871 is a fantastic example of Second Empire architecture. Revel in the silk damask covered walls and French gilt chandeliers.


The Childrens Museum of Evansville
The Childrens Museum of Evansville things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Childrens Museum in Evansville, IN USA

A museum dedicated to sparking the imaginations of children. Located in Downtown Evansville, Indiana, The Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) offers over 18,000 square feet of galleries and exhibits, housed in a beautiful historic Art Deco building once home to the public library.

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
Nature in Evansville, IN USA

A catalyst for environmental education The Wesselman Nature Society utilizes area woodlands, wetlands, and waterways as educational resources, outdoor classrooms, and learning laboratories for educators and students of Southwest Indiana and beyond.

2017 K-Love Christmas at Old National Events Plaza
2017 K-Love Christmas at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Dec 01, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

2017 K-Love Christmas December 01, 2017 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN 7:00PM

Alan Jackson at Ford Center
Alan Jackson at Ford Center things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Next Month, Aug 25, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Alan Jackson August 25, 2017 at Ford Center in Evansville, IN 7:30PM


Billy Ray Cyrus at Victory Theatre
Billy Ray Cyrus at Victory Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Next Weekend, Aug 05, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Billy Ray Cyrus August 05, 2017 at Victory Theatre in Evansville, IN 7:00PM

Blues Traveler at Victory Theatre
Blues Traveler at Victory Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Next Month, Aug 16, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Blues Traveler August 16, 2017 at Victory Theatre in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

Chicken Dance at Old National Events Plaza
Chicken Dance at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Nov 01, 2017 (Wednesday) Theater event in Evansville, IN USA

Chicken Dance November 01, 2017 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN

Curious George at Old National Events Plaza
Curious George at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Mar 16, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Evansville, IN USA

Curious George March 16, 2018 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN

Decades Rewind at Old National Events Plaza
Decades Rewind at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Next Month, Aug 19, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Decades Rewind August 19, 2017 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN 7:30PM

Dwight Yoakam at Victory Theatre
Dwight Yoakam at Victory Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Sep 13, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Dwight Yoakam September 13, 2017 at Victory Theatre in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

Elton John With His Band at Ford Center
Elton John With His Band at Ford Center things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Veteran's Day, Nov 11, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Elton John With His Band November 11, 2017 at Ford Center in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

Gabriel Iglesias:  FluffyMania at Old National Events Plaza
Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Oct 21, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Evansville, IN USA

Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania October 21, 2017 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

Jason Aldean - They Don't Know Tour at Ford Center
Jason Aldean - They Don't Know Tour at Ford Center things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Oct 14, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Jason Aldean - They Don't Know Tour October 14, 2017 at Ford Center in Evansville, IN 7:30PM

Joe Bonamassa at Old National Events Plaza
Joe Bonamassa at Old National Events Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Nov 28, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Joe Bonamassa November 28, 2017 at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

Kansas - 40th Anniversary Leftoverture Tour
Kansas - 40th Anniversary Leftoverture Tour things to do on a rainy day in Evansville, IN
Oct 14, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Evansville, IN USA

Kansas - 40th Anniversary Leftoverture Tour October 14, 2017 at Victory Theatre in Evansville, IN 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Evansville


Comfort Inn & Suites Evansville
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From $54 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Evansville West
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From $80 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express - Evansville
Guest Score:
From $72 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Quality Inn East Evansville
Guest Score:
From $56 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Evansville East
Guest Score:
From $94 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Evansville


The best time to visit Indiana is in the summer and winter. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 30's and highs in the upper 30's. Winter nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Evansville


Month Low Avg High
January 24.8 33.2 41.6
February 28.7 38.4 48.0
March 37.3 48.2 59.1
April 46.1 58.0 69.9
May 55.4 67.2 79.0
June 64.2 75.7 87.2
July 68.6 79.6 90.5
August 66.8 78.2 89.6
September 59.5 71.4 83.2
October 47.7 59.8 71.9
November 39.0 48.6 58.1
December 29.3 37.8 46.2

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