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Eldorado Motel

A favorite spot for fishermen visiting West Boggs Lake located next door to the Big-in’s Pizza, where you can find a great hamburger and more…

N. JFK Avenue
P.O. Box 432
Loogootee, IN

Cabins - Overlook Rentals

Two completely furnished, immaculate cabins located on Hwy 50 at  The Overlook’  the second highest point in Martin County with gorgeous views you won’t find anywhere else.

Marie Hawkins
(812) 247-3003

Please visit for more information.

Cabins overlooking the White River. The cabins are located in Shoals, Indiana which is located in Martin County.

The Smokey Mountains of Martin County. The cabins are 450 feet above the White River, with 180° panoramic view of the valley below. Watch the trains come around the bends, and also see the deer come in and eat at the feeder, day or night. Watch the eagles mate in the air. Numerous wildlife in the area.

Cabins are completely furnished.  Three bedrooms, bath, kitchen, living room and more. All you need is food and your clothes. Lots of nature for the photographer, fishing, hunting, spelunking, canoeing, horseback riding, golfing, skiing, rappelling and numerous sights to see.
State and Federal lands within minutes.

A variety of good eateries are nearby. Amish, fast food, German, Mexican and more.

Tranquil Inn & Spa – Shoals

"Discover Martin County's Best Kept Secret"

Tranquil Inn & Spa, located in the scenic hills of Martin County, is the perfect setting for a relaxing getaway retreat. We are committed to making your stay the best it can be.

In addition to the guest rooms at Tranquil Inn, our luxurious overnight accommodations include a cozy two bedroom cottage on the property complete with a full kitchen, living room and balcony overlooking the waterfall and flower garden. For the ultimate in relaxation, massage and spa services are available on-site in the spa.

No smoking & no pets please.

Gift certificates & special packages available.

Call or visit our website Tranquil Inn & Spa for rates, reservations or brochure.



Highland House B & B - Shoals

Relax in our spacious guest suite with two bedrooms, one with log bed, sleeping for five, and great room with cathedral ceiling, wood stove, TV, DVD, VCR, private entrance and hot tub on the deck.

Please visit or call 765-346-1035 for more information.

Saltbox Lodge - Shoals

The Saltbox Lodge is a colonial home turned hunting lodge, full of antiques and charm. It has 5 rooms with loft, sleeps 7-9, full kitchen, 2 baths, and wood stove plus gas heat and air, TV, DVD, VCR. 

Please visit or call 765-346-1035 for more information.


Elk Ridge Ranch
Detox Oasis
8785 Ridge Road
Shoals, IN 47581

Elk Ridge Ranch: Call Dave at 812-709-0827 or Wendy at 812-295-6235


Elk Ridge is a unique rural ranch destination in southern Indiana 9 miles from French Lick. Elk Ridge is a 120-acre working elk ranch with lodging available including cabin rentals, a private cottage house, and a cozy guest lodge with a banquet hall, and a fully equipped commercial kitchen. Elk ranch tours, hunting, and hayride parties are available seasonally by appointment.

Elk Ridge Ranch has an inviting atmosphere for private parties, reunions, and weddings. The grounds include a vineyard, fishing pond, and a 9-hole par-3 golf course. Campsites include primitive camping and RV/tent campsites with access to full baths in the Guest Lodge. Book your event at Elk Ridge Ranch today!

White River Cabin Rental
314 Main Street – Office
P.O. Box 812
Shoals, Indiana 47581
Phone: 812.247.2224
Cells: 812.787.0921  -  812.486.7275

GPS Addresses:

White River Cabin Rental office is located at:   314 Main Street, Shoals, Indiana 47581.

The Cabin is located at:  12186 West River Road, Shoals, Indiana 47581

The Cottage is located at:   12308 West River Road, Shoals, Indiana 47581

 Enjoy the quiet atmosphere of one of our well appointed, guest rated 5 star cabins, directly on the peaceful White River in scenic Martin County. The setting is quite possibly the most picturesque for year-round getaways.

 The cabins are located directly on the river’s edge and are surrounded with the serenity of natures hills. With the convenience of town located 1 mile away, and Historic French Lick 20 minutes from the cabins.
 You will have privacy at both cabins, The Cottage is surrounded with 10 acres of land and The Cabin is surrounded with 2 acres.  Both cabins have the river’s edge at the front steps and rock bluffs behind them.




Governor Mitch Daniels discovered Bo-Mac’s breaded pork tenderloin sandwiches on the campaign trail…A regional favorite!

501 Hwy 50 E. Shoals, IN

Open 7 days a week, 9:00 am to 10 pm

Stoll’s Lakeview Restaurant

Old fashioned Amish recipes, serving Breakfast, lunch and dinner Buffets, great food with a great view of West Boggs Lake

Hwy. 231 N. Loogootee,                  
(812) 295-3299                                       

Monday – Saturday 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.  Closed Sunday.

“Excellent buffet dining, staff always courteous and helpful. Beautiful lakefront location.” Thomas May for 

Velma’s Diner

Regionally famous for their meatloaf, catfish, and roast beef Manhattans, this is home cooking at it’s finest.  A particular dish sound good and you don’t see it on the menu?  They’ll cook it especially for you. Included in Wendell Trogden’s book: Main Street Diners, Country Pines Printing.

Main St. Shoals, IN

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


For the Pizza Lover!

Pizza Junction

Corner of JFK Ave. and Wood St. Loogootee, IN
(812) 295-3333

Open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday and Wednesday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for lunch, Sunday 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Delivery available Friday and Saturday nights.

Faytastic Pizza

214 S. Main St. Shoals, IN
(812) 247-2115

Open 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday through Saturday,
closed on Sunday.

The Lodge Restaurant of Loogootee

Come and join us at The Lodge of Loogootee Restaurant, Where You can enjoy Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner in our clean, relaxed environment along with some of the area's finest food and best service! Elegant dining in a lodge like setting.

Mouthwatering Steaks cooked to your perfection, The Delicious Original Mathias Recipe Fried Chicken, Blooming Onions, a fresh Salad Bar all for your satisfaction and much more.

Friday-Saturday: ....7am-10pm
Sunday: ....................8am-2pm


Corner Bakery Cafe®

Neighborhood restaurant - Catering...

Come to Corner Bakery Cafe, your neighborhood restaurant offering healthy, fresh and delicious food choices, free WiFi and catering available for any occasion

201 N John F Kennedy Ave, Loogootee, IN 47553
(812) 295-4243

Bradley's Bar & Grill

Bar & Grill – Bands & Musicians
605 W. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-3600

China Wok

601 W. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-5405


704 W. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-3838

Dairy Master

506 W. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-2549

Dairy Queen Brazier

212 Mill St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-4141


101 E. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-3469

Los Bravos Authentic Mexican Restaurant

502 W. Broadway St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-2069

Sugar Shack

Main St.
Shoals, Indiana 47581

Candy Mill

108 Mill St.
Loogootee, Indiana 47553
(812) 295-2966

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