Summer is here and maybe you are looking for something to do that's a little different and unique. The Spirit of Jasper might be exactly what you are looking for. The Spirit of Jasper is a restored train that offers dining excursions, shopping in French Lick and is available for special events or functions. The Jasper Ride & Dine is a dining experience aboard the train for either lunch or dinner catered by the Schnitzelbank, an authentic German restaurant in Jasper. It's an 18-mile round, 2.5 hour dinner experience in one of three renovated, climate controlled lounge cars. There is also a cash bar available.

The Spirit of Jasper also offers the Jasper to French Lick Express which takes you on a 25-mile journey to the Historic French Lick Depot. You will have approx. six hours to do whatever you want in French Lick until the train departs and returns to Jasper. You can shop or visit the French Lick Springs Resort & Casino and the West Baden Springs Hotel.

They also offer special excursions, Strassenfest train rides as well as groups and charters which are also available. It's a can't miss experience aboard the Spirit of Jasper, a unique and tasty way to enjoy the Southwestern Indiana countryside. Click here for times, menus prices and information.