Welcome to Artistic Vantage!
The courtyard at the Artist's Colony
Inn. Photo by Julie Powers
What is a Receptive Company?
A receptive company provides some or all components of a
tour package for resale by a motorcoach company, tour operator or
pre-formed group. Local services provided may include attractions,
transportation, accommodations and meals.
Why Brown County?
Since the early 1900s,
artists and adventurers alike have been drawn to the rustic beauty
and quiet charm of Brown County, Indiana, one of America's original
artists' colonies. With eclectic boutiques and galleries,
diverse entertainment options, special guided tours, splendid
scenery and numerous motor coach friendly facilities, Brown County
is an ideal location for daylong or overnight tour groups.
- Arts: The original Art Colony of the
Midwest, Brown County is a mecca for the fine arts and crafts.
A variety of art galleries and artists studios fill the County
to the brim.
- Nature: With over 16,000 acres of forest in
Brown County State Park alone, the beautiful scenery creates
memorable fall foliage yielding a wonderful palette of colors.
- Adventure: A continuous growing destination
of adventure activities, Brown County State Park mountain bike
trails were recently given the distinction as "Epic" and is
considered to be a "Bucket List" item. The area is also
great for horseback riding, zip lining, canoeing, biking and
- Attractions: From original live theatre
shows and music, handmade gifts and boutique shopping to
wineries, a microbrewery, Bill Monroe Music Park and Museum,
Camp Atterbury, Not Just Popcorn, and delicious candy
demonstrations, your group will find it hard to leave Brown