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Bluespring Caverns

Bluespring

You may know I visited two of the four commercial caves in Indiana while in Corydon a few weeks ago. On my way home I made a stop in Bedford to visit a third – Bluespring Caverns. (Now I just 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 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 >

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 >

Rural Routes to Main Street

Frazee Gardens

Rural Routes to Main Street is a Cultural Trail located just west of downtown Indy in Hendricks County. In December, I had the privilege of stopping at several destinations on the trail and want to make sure you know about Read more >

Story, Indiana to Pick a New Village Idiot

April 1 Election Fast Approaching Story, Indiana—They may not have much in the way of government, no mayor, town counsel, or any kind of government (they only have 13 full-time residents, after all), but little Story, Indiana understands how government Read more >