Extend your stay in the Columbus area

October is a beautiful time in southern Indiana.  Most of the month is still mild in temperature, but the leaves begin to turn colors.  While you are at the Best Practices for Ministry: Heartland conference, why not take a few days to enjoy some of the places below:

 
Washington St, Columbus, IN

Washington St, Columbus, IN

Columbus, IN

Known as the "Architectural Mecca of the Midwest" and "Athens on the Prairie", Columbus has some great buildings to see, yet it maintains an element of small town charm.

Vendor booths at Ethnic Expo

Vendor booths at Ethnic Expo

Ethnic Expo

Immediately following the conference is the annual celebration of ethnic diversity in Columbus.  Sample exotic foods from around the world - shop for interesting souvenirs - enjoy international music performances - Ethnic Expo has it all!

Fall leaves in Brown County

Fall leaves in Brown County

Brown County

Just west of Columbus is Brown County.  Known for its beautiful hills, trees, and rustic sites, Brown County is an excellent place to spend a few days hiking, shopping, or just relaxing.