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Natural Valley Ranch Provides Fun / Memories

I admit up front—horseback riding is my favorite outdoor activity. I’ve loved horses since as a little girl, I took lessons and owned a Quarter horse. When my husband, John, and I took our family on vacations, we went horseback Read more >

Nashville, IN: Best Small Town in America

Where are the most beautiful, fun, friendly, patriotic, best food and best place for geocaching located? How about Nashville, Indiana!   Yes that’s right, according to the Best of the Road 2013 Competition; Nashville, Indiana has been nominated as one Read more >

Keeping Cool on Indy’s West Side

I’m not going to complain about the heat this summer because it is way cooler than last year, but we have still been trying to find activities to help keep ourselves cool and we scored really big in Hendricks County Read more >

Christmas Fun in Brown County

The holidays are the time of year when we often feel torn in too many directions. While much of it is fun: cookie baking and tasting, tree lightings, visits with Santa, shopping, etc., it can also be quite overwhelming. It’s Read more >

Day 1 in Nashville, Brown County

For such a small town (relatively speaking), there is an awful lot to do in Nashville, Indiana. I daresay it’s one of the most efficiently packed towns in the entire state. And there’s something for everyone to do there. There’s 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 >

Southeast Indiana, Naturally

Day One Explore one of the region’s most popular outdoor adventure destinations, Clifty Falls State Park, located one mile west of Madison, where hiking is the number one thing to do. Ten trails canvas the park and run through canyons Read more >

Exciting Time to be had in French Lick

Break the winter blues in French Lick West Baden with this delightful family getaway. Day One Jump behind the wheel at French Lick West Baden Indoor Karting. Experience the thrill of ride in a professional kart around this challenging indoor Read more >

The Ranch of the Valley of the Springs

The Ranch of the Valley of the Springs, also just called The Ranch, sits just a few miles to the west of Paoli, Indiana, in Orange County. Part of the Valley of the Springs resort, it’s an 1,100 acre working Read more >