Around Brown County

There are many things to do and see here in Brown County once you arrive.  We have listed some of our favorites spots to explore, eat, be entertained, be pampered or shop.  Of course, if you are coming to get away from it all and just relax, we are the ideal vacation destination for you.

Morgantown is located in rural Morgan County, Indiana, located along Indiana State Road 135. Morgantown is known locally as the gateway to scenic Brown County. Colonel John Vawter moved to Morgantown, Indiana in 1849. He became the founder and first pastor of the Baptist Church. He gave and bore the expense of construction of the brick church, costing about $2,000. Colonel Vawter’s Day is celebrated in the third week of September. As of the 2010 census the town had a reported population of 986.

Beanblossom, also spelled Bean Blossom, is an unincorporated town in Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana. The town was named for the nearby Beanblossom Creek, which was in turn named for a person whose surname was Beanblossom. Bean Blossom is best known as the home of the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park and Campground, a 55-acre wooded campground which for more than 60 years has hosted music performances. The closest town to Beanblossom is Helmsburg, approximately two miles west. One of two covered bridges in Brown County is located in Bean Blossom. The other covered bridge is at the north entrance to Brown County State Park.



Grandpa Jeff’s Trail Rides – 812.597.4630
5889 S. Skinner Road, Morgantown, IN 46160
Morgantown Pizza To Go – 812.597.7777
189 N. Church Street, Morgantown, IN 46160
eXplore Brown County – 812.988.7750
2620 Valley Branc Road, Nashville, IN 47448
Zip Lines, Paintball, ATV Tours, Events
Out of the Ordinary Restaurant and Hickory Sports Bar 
61 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN 47448
Rawhide Ranch – 812.988.0085
1292 State Road 135 South, Nashville, IN 47448
Horseback Riding, Zip Lines
Brownie’s Bean Blossom Inn – 812.988.1147
5730 N. State Road 135, Morgantown, IN


Brozinni Pizzeria
140 W Main St., Nashville, IN 47448
Bill Monroe Music Park – 812.988.6422
5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom, IN 46160
Farmhouse Cafe & Tea Room – 812.988.2004
5171 Bean Blossom Road, Nineveh, IN 46164
Lunch and dinner, next door to the Flower and Herb Barn
Brown County Playhouse Performing Arts Center – 812.988.7750
70 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN 47448
Plays, Concerts, Movies
Sweetea’s Tea Shop
225 South Van Buren St., Nashville, IN 47448



Ethereal Day Spa & Salon – 812.720.9009
211 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN 47448
Woodchuck IGA – 812.597.4353
80 S Marion St, Morgantown, IN 46160


Brown County IGA – 812.988.4546
30 Hawthorne Dr, Nashville, IN 47448
Plum Creek Antiques – 812.988.6268
5163 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom, IN 46160
Brown County Art Gallery
Corner of Artist Drive and Main Street, Nashville, IN 47448
Brown County Art Guild
48 South Van Buren Street, Nashville, IN 47448
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