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5 Things to Look Forward to in Indiana Travel

Today was the Indiana Tourism Media Marketplace at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. It’s an annual event that brings together travel writers, convention and visitor’s bureaus, and representatives of notable Indiana attractions. I love to go because I see all the Read more >

In the Beginning There Was a Girl, an Article and a Blog (#50Things)

In the past year I have ziplined into a cerulean quarry, kissed death, visited the Twilight Zone, saw the Eighth Wonder of the World and marveled at eight Chinese acrobats simultaneously ride a bike. No, I did not embark on Read more >

My Indiana State Fair Hidden Gems

I just got home from another wonderful day at the Indiana State Fair! Have you been yet this year? There’s still another week of fair fun to be had, and the weather forecast looks amazing! One of my favorite aspects Read more >

Favorite FREE Kid Activities at the State Fair! (#INStateFair)

I’m heading to the fair several times this week with my 3-year-old and have already scoured the program for the free activities to make the most of our visit. Wonder Trail – Pick up your kit at the Indiana Farm Read more >

State Fair Discounts and Freebies (#INStateFair)

Are you headed to the fair this year? If so, you need to be aware of some cost-saving tips before you leave … and remember it is the year of the Dairy Cow so you’ll be seeing plenty of “Buttercup” Read more >

Save on Rides at the Midway (#INStateFair)

Experiencing the thrills, spins, swirls, drops, and rush of the rides on the Midway is a highlight of any trip to the Indiana State Fair, especially if you’re bringing along your kids. My 3-year-old still remembers riding some little cars Read more >

Concerts at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Each and every year the Indiana State Fair brings Hoosiers exciting and entertaining concerts. This year, don’t miss a beat of it. Headliners perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Downtown Indianapolis and other entertaining acts grace the free stage at the Read more >

Discount Days at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Experience all that the Indiana State Fair has to offer, on a budget. Soak up all of the fun of the State Fair, Aug. 3-19, 2012, without breaking the bank. With special days and frequent discounts, the Indiana State Fair can Read more >

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Indiana

As I was driving home from a meeting tonight, I saw the most beautiful hot air balloon floating in the sky in the distance. It seemed like such a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and it got me Read more >