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Winter fun abounds in Indiana Dunes Country

Indiana Dunes Country has mile after mile of cross-country skiing trails.

All right, I’ll admit that autumn is my favorite time in Indiana Dunes Country. There’s nothing better than hiking through wooded trails that are bursting with color on a bright, 65-degree day. But another beautiful time is winter, when a Read more >

Northern Indiana a must-see area for train enthusiasts

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Taltree Arboretum’s train master has seen visitor after visitor leave the arboretum’s huge railway garden amazed and impressed. I know I was in awe during my recent visit. The Valparaiso-based railway garden’s wonderful waterfalls, elaborate bridges, impressive 14-foot change in Read more >