Winter adventure awaits in Dearborn County

first_imgDearborn County, In. — Visitors to Southeast Indiana can head outdoors this holiday season for some fun on the snow and ice.  In addition to ice skating at Winter Wonderland, which opened last month, the Lawrenceburg-area downhill skiing facility Perfect North Slopes is now open for the 2017-18 season, offering winter recreation including skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing.An annual tradition in Lawrenceburg, the Winter Wonderland ice rink is located at Todd Creech Park in the city’s downtown.  The covered outdoor ice rink offers a low $6 admission fee, with children 14-and-under admitted for $4 and those under 2 admitted free.  Skate rental is included with admission.  Regular rink hours are Tuesday-Thursday from 4-8pm; Friday from 4-9pm; Saturday from 12-9pm; and Sunday from 12-8pm.  On Fri., December 22, the rink will be open from 12-7pm with a Teen Night from 7-10pm.  The rink’s Christmas break hours (December 23-January 6) are 12-9pm.  Skaters can visit on Christmas Eve from 12-3pm, and on New Year’s Eve from 12-6pm.  The rink is closed on Mondays and on Christmas Day.At nearby Perfect North Slopes, visitors will find more than eighty acres of tree-lined trails and slopes, including a special tubing park designed just for snow tubers.  The overall property includes 5 chair lifts, 6 carpet lifts, 22 trails and 2 terrain parks.Currently Perfect North is open for skiing and snowboarding, with snow tubing expected to be open later in the season.  In addition to equipment rental and lessons for beginners, the property also offers special group rates, and an updated lodge with onsite Loft Shop and Chow Corral.On December 31, Perfect North will also once again host their annual New Year’s Eve Celebration on the slopes.  In addition to skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing until midnight, attendees can enjoy party favors and a DJ in the lodge.  Right before midnight, ski instructors and ski patrol members will glide down the darkened slopes in a torchlight parade – an annual tradition. There will also be a fireworks show starting at midnight.To learn more about visiting Southeast Indiana this winter, including links to area accommodations, restaurants, and events, log on to the official website of the Dearborn County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Bureau at or find us on Facebook at read more