From Hanover, it's approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest to Louisville and 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northeast to Cincinnati.
If you think it is time to head beyond Hanover, you'll quickly discover that this region possesses a number of cities, attractions and landscapes just waiting to be explored. Charlestown and North Vernon are two other places worth visiting while you're in Southeastern Indiana.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest of Hanover is Louisville, a regional center where you go see Kentucky Derby Museum, Frazier International History Museum and Belle of Louisville. Louisville Waterfront Park, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and Falls of the Ohio Interpretive State Park are a number of other interesting attractions to see for those who find themselves with time to spare.
This spot has some great places for fishing, so be sure you leave time to fit that in. Boating is another popular watersport here.
If you intend on traveling by air, keep in mind that the nearest major airport is Louisville International Airport, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south of Hanover.