Southern Indiana Living

MAR-APR 2014

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trée. McAlister's Deli — 4 p.m. - close. Kids eat free. Subway — 4 p.m. - close. Buy any regular priced footlong & get a kids meal for $1.00. Texas Roadhouse — Kids 12 & un- der eat for 99 cents with purchase of adult entrée. Wednesday: Adrienne & Co. Bakery Café — 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Kids eat free with adult purchase. McAlister's Deli — 4 p.m. - close Kids eat free. Moe's Southwest Grill — Kids 12 & under eat free with purchase of adult entrée and drink. Thursday: Captain D's — Up to 2 free kids meals with purchase of adult entrée at regular price (call local restaurant to confrm). McAlister's Deli — 4 p.m. - close. Kids eat free. Mr. Gatti's — Kids 10 & under eat free bufet with purchase of adult bufet. Friday: IHOP — 4-10 p.m. Kids eat free with purchase of adult entrée (1 kid per adult). Saint Meinrad Archabbey 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad www.saintmeinrad.org Founded in 1854 by monks from Switzerland, the Saint Meinrad Archabbey is rich in history, and is a great place to visit. With beautiful architecture and peaceful grounds, the Archabbey Church welcomes visitors each day for mass and also ofers daily tours of the grounds. Visitors should also be sure to check out the Archabbey Gift Shop, which features an array of inspirational gifts, environmentally friendly paper products, and handcrafted food and gifts. (See more on page 36.) After visiting the Archabbey, consider heading down the road to Jasper's historic Schnitzelbank Restaurant (www.schnitzelbank.com), which celebrates the culture and food of southern Germany. While you are in the area, you could also check out the Dubois County Museum (www.duboiscountymuseum.org), which boasts more than 34,000 artifacts mainly donated by local people. Also just down the road from the Archabbey is the breathtaking Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand. The architecture will make you feel as if you've just stepped into Europe. Find out how to plan your visit at www.thedome.org. Do you have a train enthusiast in your family? Our area has some great places to experience the history, sites and sounds of classic locomotives. Indiana Railway Museum 8594 West State Road 56, French Lick www.indianarailwaymuseum.org The French Lick Scenic Railway not only features scenic rides through the Hoo- sier National Forest, but also themed and seasonal rides, such as The Polar Express, Wild West Hold-Ups, The Dinosaur Train, Murder Mysteries, and more. After your train ride, check out the beauty, history, and luxury of the French Lick Springs & West Baden Springs Hotels (www. frenchlick.com). (See sidebar) Spirit of Jasper 201 Mill Street, Jasper www.spiritofjasper.com The Spirit of Jasper features beautifully and luxuriously restored vintage railroad cars, and the "Jasper to French Lick Express" ex- cursion would make for the perfect day trip. The train's two-hour journey through scenic Southern Indiana departs at 10 a.m. After ar- // Stay in town Above: The Overlook and Walter's Pub are worth a visit if for nothing else but the views. But don't be fooled, the food is delicious! Left: Guests enjoy horseback riding at French Lick Resort. The Spirit of Jasper is a must-see for train enthusiasts. // Continued from page 31 // Story jumps to page 45 March/April 2014 • 34 MarchApril 2014.indd 34 2/23/14 8:44 PM

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