Top 5 Reasons to Visit Posey County in the Fall

It’s that time of year for the trees to start changing, baggy sweaters and pumpkin spiced everything! Posey County, IN is the perfect fall destination if you are looking to getaway with family, friends or a loved one. There is beauty and inspiration at every corner and fall is one of the best times to pack your bags and experience this great county. While the list could go on and on…read about the top reasons to visit!

Fall Foliage

From the quiet streets in New Harmony to the scenic Riverfront in Mount Vernon, Posey County is surrounded with beautiful colors during the fall months. Whether you are looking for a fun family getaway or a weekend with that special someone, the fantastic views will not disappoint. Located at confluence of two great rivers, Posey County offers unique experiences that will leave lasting memories. Fall is one of the most special times to experience this great county with its rolling hills of trees and bursts of autumn colors.

Posey County provides over 20 miles of professionally designed biking trails and over 40 miles of wide-range hiking trails for you to take in all the foliage you desire.

Ghost Walks

Every Friday and Saturday night beginning September 29-October 28, accompany Paranormal Investigator and Author, Joni Mayan as she takes you on a flashlight tour of some of New Harmony’s most haunted sites. Learn some of the stories from her book Haunted New Harmony and experiment with some of her ghost hunting equipment. Learn more at

A Hunting Paradise

Posey County is a Midwest hunter’s paradise, particularly in the managed wildlife areas down in the Point where you will find abundant deer, waterfowl, and wild turkeys among other hunting options.

The Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area and several of the Nature Conservancy properties are open to the public with the appropriate permits. Harmonie State Park runs a lottery for special deer hunting days.

After a days hunt, stay over night at the Four Season Motel located in Mount Vernon. The Four Seasons has an outdoor deck and large grilling area to unwind with friends and family. This family owned motel is clean, comfortable and the perfect place to rest your head before going back to the woods. Check for availability at

Romantic Getaway

Is it time to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or just need to hit the refresh button? Posey County is a truly inspiring place where architecture, art, nature and sacred spaces provide unlimited options to unplug, refresh and renew.

Our guests have a myriad of lodging options including The New Harmony Inn Resort and Conference Center, a classic American Motor Inn, comfortable B&B’s, private guest houses, and camping cabins. A nano craft brewery, wine bar, local pubs, and fun shops are nestled on picturesque streets that also feature art galleries and artisan crafters. Explore at your own pace while walking, biking or golf carting. Click Here to explore places to stay in Posey County.

Fall Flavors

Whether you are craving a warm bowl of soup or a plate of some of THE BEST barbeque, Posey County has dining several dining options to satisfy your hunger. With changing menu’s to fit the season, you will find fall flavors on every menu. Some local favorites include the Barbeque Parfait at Hawg N’ Sauce, Tenderloin Sandwich at The Yellow Tavern, Shrimp and Grits at Mary Scott’s Kitchen, Sea Scallops at the Red Geranium and Bliss Ice Cream; just to name a few!


Posey County creates affordable and memorable getaways packed with enough outdoor and indoor options to keep everyone entertained. Book your stay now, you won’t regret it!