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About Carrie Lambert

Living in Indianapolis for over 10 years now, Carrie is no stranger to traveling throughout the state. She has worked at Conner Prairie and at the Indiana Office of Tourism. Now being at home with her four-year-old daughter, Carrie has even more opportunities to take advantage of Indiana's many attractions. Carrie receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.

Adult Highlights at Indiana Dunes

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I’ve covered the outdoor beauty around the Dunes as well as the kid friendly activities, but I need a moment to highlight a few places for the grown ups. First, Inn at Aberdeen. I wasn’t familiar with the property but Read more >

NHRA – Need for Speed

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When I was invited by Visit Hendricks County to go on a 2-seat dragster ride, I couldn’t turn it down. Who would? A chance to go over 140 mph in under 10 seconds?? Seriously?You may or may not know that Read more >

Kid Friendly in Indiana Dunes

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I packed a lot into my two short days at Indiana Dunes last month (you can see the outdoor rec highlights here). What I didn’t get to highlight yet was the kid friendly places we visited. Two places in particular Read more >

Indiana State Fair!

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As I sit here and write this I can hardly contain my excitement. The Indiana State Fair starts tomorrow! I grew up going to fairs. My Mom loves fairs and she has (thankfully) passed down that love to me. Since Read more >

Prophetstown State Park

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I visited Prophetstown State Park (just north of Lafayette) last year and had a blast. It is quite different from the other state parks. It certainly has more of a prairie feel with wide open spaces and not as much Read more >

Indiana Dunes and Outdoor Beauty

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Indiana Dunes (located in Northwest Indiana) – is full of outdoor beauty. I’ll get to their most visited attraction later, but let me tell you about Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. For starters the railway garden features seven model trains running Read more >

McCormick’s Creek State Park

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My husband grew up going to McCormick’s Creek State Park and had fond memories of his time there. So, when he had a random Friday afternoon off this summer (a rarity in his business) we jumped on the opportunity to Read more >

ALL IN!

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Have you heard about this Indiana Humanities project? ALL IN is an exciting, one-of-a-kind digital program that encourages Hoosiers to take on new experiences. The goal? Connect with others. Learn more about our great state. And help make Indiana a Read more >