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Posts about things in Indiana’s North region

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 3

We had to cut our day a little short yesterday, trying to cover the remaining seven microbreweries in the Northern Indiana Beer Trail (click here for the Google Map). We covered seven on the Northwestern Indiana Beer Trail, but we Read more >

Corndance Tavern

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I’m really glad I had a reason to head to South Bend last week. It gave me an excuse to visit Notre Dame (more on that in a later post) and make another trip to Corndance Tavern. It has been Read more >

Northwest Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

We already have a wine trail in Indiana, so I’m thinking we need a beer trail. There are enough microbreweries around the state, that we could spend a few days traveling around, sampling beers, and eating some great pub grub. Read more >

Children’s Museums

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So it’s still cold. It’s still dreary. Everyone is getting a little bit of cabin fever. You need to get out. You need a children’s museum. Lucky for you, there are many options across the state. Choose a destination and Read more >

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 >

Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent don’t change much. However, Read more >

Holiday Fun at DeBrand Fine Chocolates

Growing up, one of my favorite movies was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I mean come on, an entire movie about chocolate and candy, what more could a kid want? Do you or your family share this same love for Read more >