Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Concept to Creation. Family and Future.

Skill, effort, innovation. Indiana Uplands lives all three. This is a region of entrepreneurs, artisans, students, and scientists, whose brilliant ideas are becoming reality every single day. Come ply your trade and grow your business. Visit for a weekend of lakeside wonder. Stay for a lifetime full of opportunity.

This is UPLANDS MADE

Idea AND Innovation

Groundbreaking research centers. Future-forward industry. Cohorts of creative entrepreneurs. In the Uplands, visionary leaders develop new businesses and test advanced technologies, forming a foundation for the opportunities of tomorrow. Automative advances, life-saving devices, defense technologies: we're equipped for any turn the market takes.

Business in the Uplands

Competitive and Collaborative

Local businesses in the Uplands are industry leaders in the life sciences, defense, and advanced manufacturing. Join teams that think critically and cooperatively, coupling your talents with their vision, to creates consistent, remarkable results. Become a part of a strong, sustainable workforce that works together and succeeds together in everything we do.

Working in the Uplands

Home and Community

Welcome to where you belong. Uplands neighbors are unlike any others: We meet you at county fairs and on park benches, at the lake and at community events, in neighborhoods and on campuses. We pour time, energy, and resources into our communal success, supporting each other through thick and thin.

Living in the Uplands

Innovations in the Uplands

INDIANA UPLANDS: A REGION ON THE WAY UP!

You don’t have to take our word for it. Hear the perspectives of 11 individuals who have chosen the Uplands. They are Uplanders by choice and they are thriving in our "Region on the Rise."

The Indiana Uplands

Explore endless opportunities in the Indiana Uplands.

Life Sciences in the Indiana Uplands

As a nationally recognized leader in the life sciences, our region produces world-class medical devices and pharmaceuticals. This video was produced prior to the pandemic and illustrates pre-pandemic safety protocols.

Advanced Manufacturing in the Indiana Uplands

As a regional hub of economic development, the Indiana Uplands boasts a strong advanced manufacturing sector. This video was produced prior to the pandemic and illustrates pre-pandemic safety protocols.

News & Features

Cook Medical

A global leader in innovative medical solutions. Headquartered in Bloomington, Cook Medical’s roots began by working with physicians in 1963 to develop minimally invasive medical devices. Today, Cook is combining medical devices, biologic materials, and cellular therapies to enhance patient care in 135 countries.

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Uplands Wine Trail

With a perfect blend of terrain, soil, and four distinct seasons, Indiana Uplands has produced incredible wine for nearly 180 years. Today the world-class Wine Trail is home to nine unique wineries where skilled artisans combine decades of experience with innovative techniques to create wines you can only find right here.

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Jasper Engines & Transmissions

Since 1942, Jasper Engines has developed nation-leading technologies for remanufacturing auto parts. Then and now, the resources, landscape, and tenacity of workers in the Uplands put Jasper Engines ahead of the pack, growing through research and development while maintaining its local roots.

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Craft and Cuisine

We don’t just create; we celebrate. Experience artisans displaying their canvases while teaching painting classes, local musicians performing community concerts, and chefs training Uplanders of all ages in the culinary arts. Uplanders get a taste (or two) of artist-business partnerships, local expositions, and a sampling of all the wonder that is Uplands Made.

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Where we are

At the crossroads of Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Louisville, and St. Louis, the rolling hills and forests of the Uplands beckon any roadfarers to pause and admire this beautiful place we call home.

Getting here

What's on in the uplands

Paoli Peaks

Paoli Peaks is your place to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Paoli Peaks is built on a natural hill at a 900 ft. elevation with a vertical drop of 300 ft.

Marengo Cave

Open year round, Marengo Cave is a National Landmark with adventure and leisure tours that showcase cave formations, delicate helictites, stalagmites and flowstone deposits.

Freezefest

Bloomington's only winter festival features ice sculptures, live carving demonstrations, interactive activities for kids, and much more!

Tivoli Theatre

Catch new films and local productions at Tivoli Theatre, a 20's-era restored entertainment hall.