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Uncork a Bottle of Indiana

As the weather cools off in Indianapolis the fall colors start to emerge. The first of fall and crisp weather has a habit of creating a sense of adventure; there’s never been a better time to get outside and explore Read more >

The House of Glass, an Historic Elwood Favorite

At the age of 12, Joe Rice began working at his family’s glass blowing factory in Elwood, Indiana, where he quickly discovered a passion for designing and creating glass art. Fifty years later, this third generation glass blower’s dedication and Read more >

The Hoosier State is Home to Wines and Tradition

When I think of popular American wines, I think of Napa Valley and northern California. Recently, I’ve learned that Indiana offers many homegrown wines that are quite popular in the Hoosier state. Indiana Artisans are Hoosiers who are in the Read more >

Fall Color and Ice Cream?

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Dick Davis: As interpreter at Clifty Falls State Park on the Ohio Valley, Dick has been reporting on the cycle of the seasons for over thirty years. He grew up in the glacial fields Read more >

2010 Holiday Happenings

Create (or re-create) wonderful holiday memories at these festive events. Have a favorite event not on our list? Add it via the comment section. Now – January 9, 2011 – Jingle Rails: Great Western Adventure – Indianapolis Enter a locomotive Read more >

Beat the Heat with Tasty Local Treats

It’s hot outside and there’s no better way to cool off than with a delicious ice cream cone or milkshake! Creamy ice cream  makes a perfect treat on a summer afternoon and Indiana is filled with local restaurants that dish Read more >

Three On Thursday – Festivals and Events

Welcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. Read more >