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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 >

Unique Experience at Crown Hill Cemetery

On Memorial Day my family ventured out to Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis for their 145th Memorial Day Service. The setting was beautiful, the ceremony poignant and the experience memorable.If you haven’t visited Crown Hill, here is a list of Read more >

Veach’s Imagination Station and More Family Fun in Richmond!

Have you heard of Veach’s Imagination Station toy store in Richmond? If not, then I feel sorry for you.:) I was privileged to visit with my four-year-old daughter, Maggie, a few weeks ago. Oh. My. Word. We thought we would Read more >

Hoosier Hysteria – Basketball Hall of Fame

March is here and so it begins. Television dominated by basketball. Everything right now is centered around the rankings, the conference tournaments, the brackets. You get the picture. This all reminded me of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and Read more >

Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. coming to Kokomo

Harvard professor, author, and host to several PBS programs, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is coming to Kokomo on Friday, January 25, 2013 to share his presentation of Finding Your Roots. This event will kick-off a year-long celebration commemorating Ivy Read more >