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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.

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

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I’m a sucker for new exhibits. So when the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis announced they would be replacing their Egypt exhibit with a new China exhibit I couldn’t wait. Sadly, my daughter got to visit two times before I got Read more >

Indy Zoo

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I’ve been patiently waiting to make it to the Indy Zoo to see the new orangutan exhibit. So glad we got to do it just a few weeks ago.It is really amazing. The opportunity to get up close and personal Read more >

Brown County Leaf Cam

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Cooler temperatures, pumpkins, homemade soups … there isn’t anything I don’t love about fall, especially the leaves changing. We all wait patiently to see when the best weekend will be to experience the most vibrant colors. Thanks to Mother Nature Read more >

Indy Canal

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Too often I don’t take full advantage of what is right outside my back door. We had the opportunity to be in downtown Indy on the canal on what turned out to be a beautiful Saturday morning and enjoyed every Read more >

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 >