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Beautiful Outdoors in Evansville

I had the privilege to travel to Evansville a few weeks ago and experience all the wonderful outdoor adventures they have to offer. One of my favorite stops was Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve. I was not familiar with Wessleman at Read more >

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

Do you like to bike, run or even walk? Then, you need to try out the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail in Northern Indiana. The trail is located in Elkhart County on an abandoned railroad corridor that dates back to 1888. Passenger Read more >

Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana (#video)

A few weekends ago, my family enjoyed a camping weekend at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana. What a great getaway in such a beautiful area of Indiana. Here’s a bit about how my family spent our time there: Clifty Read more >

Great Walks Around Bloomington

I truly think that Bloomington is one of the loveliest communities in the country. But in my conversations with friends and family, I often find that those without a connection to Indiana University never visit. What a shame! Perhaps it’s Read more >

Sycamore Land Trust Hikes and Activities

I’ve been checking the weather forecast for this weekend each day. I have grand plans of hitting the hiking trail with my family to really get the spring season in full swing. I’m particularly excited because a few months ago, I Read more >

Free Entry to Indiana State Parks on September 11

In so many ways, it’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the tragedies of September 11. I remember hearing about the World Trade Center while heading out to my first class of the morning my senior year at Butler Read more >

McCloud Nature Park Is a Best Kept Secret

My job as a blogger for the Indiana Insider is to tell you about the great things there are to see and do in Indiana. Once in a while, I come across something so great that I’m tempted to keep Read more >

So Much to Do at Spring Mill State Park

Last month my fellow Indiana Insider blogger Erik wrote a post about Mitchell, Indiana’s plans to celebrate Gus Grissom’s 50th anniversary in space. The events all take place this weekend (Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 24). Family commitments are keeping my family from Read more >

Indianapolis Museum of Art’s 100 Acres

We’re more than halfway through July, so if you have young kids you may be getting tired of the same old playgrounds and parks near your house. Fortunately, summer offers a great chance to explore new places. One spot you Read more >

Get Fit with the Indiana State Parks 2011 Fitness Challenge

If you read the Indiana Insider regularly, and my posts in particular, then it will come as no surprise that state parks are my favorite way to “Visit Indiana.”  They contain so much of our state’s natural beauty, they are very affordable, Read more >