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Bridgeton Covered Bridge

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Address: Rockville, IN
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This 245-foot bridge is probably the most-photographed covered bridge in...

This 245-foot bridge is probably the most-photographed covered bridge in the Midwest.

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We came at the wrong time of year

This appears to be the happening place to be in the summer/fall months. We went in December and NOTHING was open. Beautiful place though. And the road traveled to get here was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This appears to be the happening place to be in the summer/fall months. We went in December and NOTHING was open. Beautiful place though. And the road traveled to get here was beautiful as well.

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Thank GOPManda
Seelyville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mike Rowe, not Dirty Jobs guy, owns and runs this masterpiece. He has a passion for it and it shows. Very informative tour and historical and still a running mill powered by waterwheel. He has complete documentation of how he, his family and friends and outside contributors brought the mill back to life. Located next to a walking covered bridge... More 

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Sardis, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

It would have been nice to stop here, but the place was packed with a festival going on and NO PLACE to park to even look let alone get a picture of this bridge. Very dissatisfied with this conclusion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I stopped by a week after the festival and it was very quiet , I must say. Still beautiful to visit!

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Thank Joanne C
Manteno, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Come early for good parking. Lots of venders and walking. Big variety of foods. Typical prices for a place like this. Does have a helicopter ride. Lots and Lots of antiques, new hand made aricles and old stuff. Would be difficult to see it all in one day. You don't want to. Stop, enjoy yourself, mingle with the people and... More 

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Crown Point, In
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a really nice town that still has retained the vintage covered bridge and a mill from the 1800's. we went during a festival that attracts thousands of people from across the country and still enjoyed it. Be sure to bring currency and not rely on Visa cards as not really where you would expect to find wifi.

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Thank Janine8363
Connersville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Went here during Covered Bridge Festival. Was VERY crowded. Will need to come again when the crowds aren't so large. The bridge is huge, and in very good condition. The falls are lovely. Lots of good photo opportunities. Be sure to visit the mill. It is a working mill. You can purchase fresh ground mill...even purple cornmeal.

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Thank Ruth N
Frankfort, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

First time in Bridgeton. Had lots of fun and enjoyed all the wonderful vendors that were onsite. Will be back next year.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ater years of hearing people talk about this festival and their annual visits, my friend and I took a day trip this week to Bridgeton-- the only site we visited. It was a lovely fall day and we enjoyed the drive to the country and the turning leaves on the backroads. Beyond that the attraction seemed to be not much... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am not reviewing one bridge, i am reviewing the entire covered bridge festival, and all the flea markets around it. This is an area with over 30 covered bridges, and several large and small flea markets. Bridges are found throught Park County, but the flea markets go from Terre Haute to Veedersburg, and all along hwy 36, 41 and... More 

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