Explore More At The Amazing French Lick Resort
Nestled in the Hoosier National Forest of southern Indiana, French Lick Resort has a long history and promising future. Once a French trading post, the valley attracted visitors for the mineral springs which left a residue of salt, licked by the deer and buffalo, hence the name French Lick.
In 1845, French Lick Springs Hotel was first built with peculiar architecture inviting guests to the “miracle waters.” Fast forward through the decades with several owners and today, French Lick Resort presents three hotels with 748 rooms and suites, a dozen fine dining restaurants, three grab-and-go options and room service.
Guests may enjoy two full-service spas, a 24/7 Casino, six lanes of bowling at Pluto’s Alley, horseback riding and more activities, especially golf on three championship and one nine-hole courses.
The West Baden Springs Hotel is considered the eighth wonder of the world for its enormous atrium dome.
Bedroom balconies instill a sense of royalty overlooking the circular expanse below and the intricacies above.
The Pete Dye Course might be one of the late Hall of Famer’s most diabolical designs and one of his most spectacular settings.
It is visually stunning atop one of the highest points in Indiana with panoramic views extending 40 miles.
The Donald Ross Course was built in 1917 and has been restored to its original glory where the 1924 PGA Championships were held.
Golf purists will enjoy the quality layout that is synonymous with Donald Ross.
The Valley Links Course is a short walkable nine converted from the original 18 with Sottish fescue and the addition of church pew bunkering.
French Lick Resort’s Pete Dye and Donald Ross Courses have been ranked #1 & #2 in Indiana for 12 straight years in Golfweek’s “Best You Can Play,” and top 100 nationally for 10 straight years in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses.”
Meriting the Best Historic Resort award by USA Today readers, French Lick Resort is an hour and a half from the airport in Louisville, a great city to explore. Www.frenchlick.comWHAT'S YOUR REACTION?