Taswell is a sleepy town in  Southern Indiana located on Patoka Lake, the 2nd largest lake in Indiana (8,800 acres). Lodging in Taswell is very private but within a 25 minute drive of some very exciting activities. 15 miles away is the French Lick Casino in Historic French Lick Indiana. Also The West Baden Hotel offers historic tours of their grand hotel. The French Lick Railroad Museum offers train tours with a dinner train ride to Jasper to start in 2009. During the summer they have a simulated train robbery. Just 18 miles away is the best skiing area in southern Indiana. Paoli Peaks offers down hill skiing and tubing with a awesome lodge. 25 miles away is Holiday World Theme Park with 2 of the highest rated coasters in the United States For sports activities Patoka Lake SRA is located 7 miles away with hiking, biking trails and a full service marina.  Marengo Cave is 12 miles away and offers several cave tours and camping. 16 miles away in Milltown is Cave Country Canoes offering canoe and kayak trips for half and full day trips. Then return home to Patokas Edge in Taswell for a well deserved rest and soak in the hot tub!