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Want to See Indiana’s FIRST Capital? Visit Vincennes in Knox County

Want to know who the true Indiana geeks are? Ask them “what was Indiana’s first capital?” You have to say it exactly that way, because it’s a trick question. Most people will tell you, “Corydon, until they moved it up 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 >

Spencer County: Your Fall Destination

Never got the chance to get away this summer? Well don’t worry because Spencer County has plenty to offer for your fall weekend getaway. The Fall-O-Weekends is finally here & is offering you and your family an overnight package to Santa Claus, Read more >

There is even more to discover “Beyond the Beach”

By Alex Gumm, Indiana Dunes Tourism After blogging recently about some of the great places to visit on the Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail in Northwest Indiana, I decided to spend a few more days visiting and writing about other Read more >

Kickin’ It in Kokomo

While driving back from South Bend the other day we made a stop in Kokomo. I’m sure many of you have driven through Kokomo on your way up north from Indy or vice versa. But let me encourage you to Read more >

Don’t just learn about history, LIVE it!

History was never my favorite subject. All those dates to memorize and trying to keep things straight in my head seemed tedious. I’m a person who likes to experience things by touching them, seeing them in person, feeling them in Read more >