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Spencer County – Christmas Shops, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and St. Meinrad

I’ve already blogged about part of my trip to Spencer County in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago during their Fall-O-Weekend celebrations (which are still going on by the way!). AND, I posted a video to give an overview of Read more >

2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >

Take an Indiana Festival Tour in July

The summer music season in Indiana is a season that is not to be missed. It matters not what your taste in music is, because you’ll find a festival celebration that will suit your fancy. Here are some of the Read more >

Balloon Voyage!

Have you ever been 350 feet in the air looking down on Indianapolis? Not too many people have, but thanks to Conner Prairie you can do just that. The 1859 Balloon Voyagegives visitors the opportunity to learn about the first Read more >

Family Activities in Lafayette/West Lafayette

While I was visiting Lafayette/West Lafayette the other weekend and soaking up all they offer in outdoor recreation, I also had time to visit their many family friendly activities. Five Points Fire Station Museum is an 83-year-old fire station building Read more >

Indianapolis Museum of Art – 100 Acres

Located on the northwest side of the city is the Indianapolis Museum of Art. To be honest with you, I hadn’t been out to the museum recently … say within the last five years. I know, that’s pretty bad. But Read more >

Indiana State Fair with Kids – Tips! (#INStateFair)

We just got back from our first of many Indiana State Fair trips this year. I always recommend to anyone going that they check out the program and website ahead of time to make the most of their visit. There Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Lafayette and West Lafayette

Most people know Lafayette/West Lafayette as the home of the Boilermakers. What you might not know about are all of the outdoor recreation places that are available during your time there. Let me enlighten you on what I found during Read more >

Hoosier Favorite Water Park?

For more than 65 years, families have traveled from all over the nation to the tiny town of Santa Claus, Indiana, to visit the town’s namesake and ride a few rides. What started as Santa Claus in 1946 grew to Read more >