This city is known by a couple of names: "Sunny Side of Louisville, River City" and "Gateway to the South and North West Kentuckiana." To understand why, take a bus charter in New Albany, Indiana and get to know the city.
New Albany is an industrial city. By the mid-19th century, the city experienced a boom in the steamboat industry. New Albany became known as the wealthiest area in the state. But the industry slowly dwindled by the turn of the next century, but by then, the railroad industry was also introduced as the next big industry in the city. By the 20th century, the city became the center of plywood and veneer production. Take a tour of the city through a bus charter in New Albany, Indiana to understand its industry.
The Boomtown Ball and Festival is a fairly new activity but thousands of locals and people from the neighboring cities flock New Albany for good music, great food and a wide bazaar organized by the Flea Off Market. The festival also serves as the opening for the city's town summer concerts.
However, the most popular entertainment in New Albany, which is graced by a hundreds of thousands of tourists from Indiana and other states is the Harvest Homecoming festival, a family-oriented activity.
Take that bus charter in New Albany, Indiana and drop by the Copper Moon Gallery and get swallowed by the copper-themed art, terra cotta-colored door, tin ceiling tiles, brick walls. That's just the museum, itself, the art works displayed are even better.
When shopping in New Albany, drop by The Dandy Lion for local, unique, vintage and bargain items.
For food, New Albany doesn't have a shortage of selection. Drop by The Exchange Pub + Kitchen for some burgers and beer, but if one prefers pizza with beer, the place to be is the New Albanian Brewing Company Pizzeria and Public House.
Other popular restaurants in the area include Aladdin's Café, Dragon King's Daughter, Feast BBQ, Shawn's Southern BBQ, and Toast on Market.
If you want to play golf or watch spectator sports, you can go to Cannon Acres Soccer Field, Cherry Valley Golf Course, River Run Aquatic Center, and Valley View Golf Course.
New Albany is a city rich in history, so its government continues to work to preserve some of its historical structures, most of which are the mansions owned by rich families during the city's peak in terms of wealth. There are so many houses worthy of preservation these were grouped into districts: Downtown Historic District, Cedar Bough Place Historic District, East Spring Street Historic District, Mansion Row Historic and Long Graf House Historic District.
The city has parks with outdoor amenities you can enjoy. These parks include Anderson, Billy Herman Park, Fairmont Park, Joe Kraft Park, and Silver Street Park.
The Town Clock Church keeps the residents on time with their appointments. It is also an important structure in New Albany.
You can hire a bus charter in New Albany, Indiana by calling 1-866-569-2012 or visiting BusRental.com.