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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 >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >

The Miller House

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Museum of Art

If you have traveled in Indiana at all, you likely know that Columbus (just 45 minutes south of Indy) is known for its architecture. In fact, it is ranked 6th in the nation for architectural innovation and design by the Read more >

Indiana’s Historic Courthouses

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Have you ever noticed the beautiful, historic architecture at your county‚Äôs courthouse? If not, perhaps you should take a look. Thanks to a project supported by Ball State University’s Sponsored Programs Office, you can now enjoy the beautiful, historic architecture Read more >

12 FREE Days of Christmas

Christmas shopping got your toy sack in a pinch? There are free things to do in downtown Indy, from Friday, December 13 to Tuesday, December 24, for the Free 12 Days Of Christmas. For more information, visit the Downtown Indy Read more >