Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Ohio River Marinas in the Lawrenceburg and Aurora Indiana Areas

A Visit to Aurora and Lawrenceburg, Indiana
A Visit to Aurora and Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Here is a list of Ohio River Marinas in Aurora and Lawrenceburg Indiana with some contact phone numbers for information.

Aurora Landing
103 Judiciary Street
Aurora, IN 47001
812-926-1774

Aurora Marina & Campground
11598 State Route 56
Aurora, IN 47001
812-926-2150

Hogan Creek Canoe Ramp
Waterways Park
Aurora, IN 47001

Holiday Hills Resort & Marina
4600 Hartford Pike
Aurora IN, 47001
812-926-2331

Lighthouse Point Yacht Club
11042 State Route 56
Aurora, IN 47001
812-926-4505

Sunset Bay Marina
799 Westside Drive (SR 350)
Aurora, IN 47001
513-266-1117

Tradewinds Marina
605 Green Boulevard
Aurora, IN 47001
812-926-0341

Tanners Public Boat Dock
U.S. 50
Tanners Creek Ln.
Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Water Ways Marina
Moore St
Aurora IN, 47001
812-926-2325
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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Dearborn Trails - Aurora - Lawrenceburg - Greendale Indiana

Dearborn Trails - Aurora - Lawrenceburg - Greendale Indiana
Dearborn Trails - Aurora - Lawrenceburg - Greendale Indiana

A Visit to Aurora and Lawrenceburg, Indiana
A Visit to Aurora and Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Dearborn Trails – Aurora – Lawrenceburg – Greendale Indiana
Winner of the Mid America Trails and Greenway Award in 2007, Dearborn Trail spans three river cities waterfronts on the Ohio River. The trail is about 4.5 miles in total length one-way. Most of the trail is paved. Dearborn Trail is open year round. The trail connects Greendale, Lawrenceburg and Aurora, Indiana. It begins at the intersection of East William and High Street in Greendale. Dearborn Trail ends in Lesko Park in Aurora, Indiana near Indiana State Road 56. For much of its length it overlooks the Ohio River. The trail uses a restored railroad bridge to cross Tanner's Creek. Hikers and bikers will find benches at various points along the trail. Lesko Park has restrooms, picnic areas and benches. Downtown areas of Greendale, Lawrenceburg and Aurora are a short walk from the trail. An active rail line, the CSX, parallels the trail. The section between Aurora and Lawrenceburg is wooded. Hikers and bikers may see deer, beaver, foxes, waterfowl and shorebirds in this rich wetland area.



Dearborn Trail - Wooded Area and Wetland
Dearborn Trail - Wooded Area and Wetland


Tanners Creek Bridge
The Cincinnati and Southern Ohio River Railway constructed the bridge in 1872. Athens Pennsylvania bridge builder Kellogg & Maurice Bridge Company designed and constructed the bridge. Railroads that have used the bridge include:
Big Four
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07982, -84.87082   (decimal degrees)
39°04'47" N, 84°52'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/684170/4327792 (zone/easting/northing)
Bridgehunter.com ID - BH 42555
Tanners Creek Bridge
Dearborn Trails – Aurora – Lawrenceburg – Greendale Indiana
Dearborn Trail - Tanners Creek Bridge
Dearborn Trail - Tanners Creek Bridge

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg


Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites,
Markers & Museums
South East Edition
Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg
The Argosy Casino And Hotel is conveniently located just 20 minutes west of Cincinnati and just 90 minutes from Indianapolis. The Hollywood   features  reel and video slot machines, action-packed table games and a nineteen table Poker Room. The Hollywood on the Roof and Celebrity Pit hosts top level live entertainment featuring big name stars. Diners can enjoy any one of six restaurants. The hotel is ideal for staying a few nights to enjoy all the features of this fabulous entertainment venue.

Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg
777 Hollywood Boulevard
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
(812) 539-8000
http://www.hollywoodindiana.com

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Big Splash Adventure

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Big Splash Adventure
PO Box 192
8505 W State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432
(812) 936-3866




40,000 square foot water park with a retractable roof is open all year.  Forty foot water slide.  Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Resort offers an exciting water park adventure for the entire family! Experience tropical luxury in a family friendly environment! 154 Family Friendly Rooms & Suites are waiting – many feature bunk beds!