Along the Ohio River some of the prettiest river towns in the country are just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

Rising Sun is an excellent example of a small town with a big view.

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This friendly town, registered in 1816, is easily found just 40 miles west of Cincinnati and about 100 miles south of Indianapolis.

The Ohio County Historical Society invites visitors – and residents – to learn about Rising Sun, and the surrounding area. Stop by for Quiltfest, or stand next to hydroplane racing treasures like the Hoosier Boy.

A walking-friendly place with buildings on Main Street dating back to 1832, this is an ideal destination for architecture buffs, history geeks – and couples looking for an opportunity to hold hands and stroll.

Home to Heritage Hall, the Empire House Hotel , as well as the Rumpe House,  beautiful Rising Sun offers a special venue for memorable events, comfortable and charming accommodations, or even a new home – all within walking distance to the picturesque and history-rich Ohio River.

Take the scenic drive down US56 to arrive at a river state of mind in Rising Sun.

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