With its beautiful and convenient riverfront location, Rising Sun was a seasonal stop for hundreds of flatboats heading down the river in the 1830s. The City is home to Indiana’s oldest courthouse in continuous use and boasts a unique powerboat racing history.

Rising Sun is home to one of only handful of harp manufacturers in the world. A seaplane service offers sightseeing tours or flying lessons and takes off along the Rising Sun riverfront.

Enjoy the warm hospitality of our Downtown Rising Sun shop owners. Shop for beautiful quilt fabrics and sewing supplies or browse for charming vintage treasures on Main Street or stores only a few minutes from downtown. A florist is also near the outskirts of town offering flowers and gift items for all for all occasions.

Grab a carry-out meal and walk to the Ohio River waterfront to eat outdoors while enjoying the view. Enjoy tasty delights from establishments featuring everything from American foods to Mexican. Don’t forget dessert from one of several ice cream and coffee shops!