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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.

Caves in Corydon

You heard about my dining adventures while I was in Corydon, but let me tell you about my cave experiences. I have had Indiana caves on my list for years. I am not sure what I expected, but I can Read more >

Dining Out in Corydon

mac and cheese

I spent a FULL day in Corydon a few weeks ago (post coming about that) and had the opportunity to try a few of their local dining establishments. I had lunch right downtown at Frederick’s Cafe.I’m a sucker for local Read more >

West Baden

Lobby

Gorgeous. Beautiful. Dreamy. All words that describe (accurately) the West Baden Springs Hotel.Last weekend my husband was in the area for work and my daughter and I went down to visit him. We thought they were putting us up at Read more >

Jasper, Indiana (Part 2 of 2)

Now for more attractions in Jasper, Indiana. Two of my favorites are literally around the block from each other. First – Spirit of Jasper Train. Several years ago, the city got behind the project of revitalizing the old town depot. Read more >

Jasper, Indiana (Part 1 of 2)

Schnitz

I’m a big fan of Southern Indiana. Rolling hills, beautiful scenery, rural communities … the list goes on. I had the opportunity to visit again recently while my husband did some work down there. I took full advantage of the Read more >

Brugge Brasserie

Brugge 2

I’m fortunate enough to live right by Broad Ripple – one of Indy’s six cultural districts. Many things set Broad Ripple apart and one of those are the many dining choices that are locally-owned and completely delicious. The other week Read more >

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Last month I attended a state conference on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend. It reminded me how lucky we are to have such a gem of a campus in the state. I mean … seriously it is Read more >

eXplore Brown County

Zippin in the Trees

Hopefully you have been enjoying the recent sunshine in the state … I know I have. And to add to my excitement, I just found out about eXplore Brown County. They offer paintball, ATV tours, mountain biking and more, but Read more >

Indiana Zoos

Potawatomi Zoo

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >