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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 >

Spencer County – Christmas Shops, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and St. Meinrad

I’ve already blogged about part of my trip to Spencer County in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago during their Fall-O-Weekend celebrations (which are still going on by the way!). AND, I posted a video to give an overview of Read more >

Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley’s Orchard – October 12 & 13

Mark your calendars … this Saturday and Sunday Beasley’s Orchard is having their annual Heartland Apple Festival. And I hate to be the one to break it to you, but it really isn’t fall until you have headed out to Read more >

Balloon Voyage!

Have you ever been 350 feet in the air looking down on Indianapolis? Not too many people have, but thanks to Conner Prairie you can do just that. The 1859 Balloon Voyagegives visitors the opportunity to learn about the first Read more >

A Trip to the Zoo in December

Recently, my destination marketing class took a trip to the Indianapolis Zoo for its annual Christmas at the Zoo event. While going to an outdoor attraction during the coldest time of the year seemed a little ridiculous to me, my Read more >

Run Here! Turkey Run State Park

Camping is a perfect way to get back in touch with nature while discovering the history of the land. Turkey Run State Park, in Kingman, Indiana, is a great place to take the family for an outdoor adventure full of Read more >

A Floating Cabin on Patoka Lake

As a long-time fisherman, I always judge a lake on two things: fishability and scenery. I’ve fished in a number of different lakes around the state, and they all look the same: lots of water and lots of houses. My Read more >

Cruise Indiana’s Casual Coast – Indiana Dunes

I’m certainly no expert on sand dunes, bogs or wetlands but I was thoroughly impressed with the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore during my family’s recent visit there. The place is literally a botanical melting pot that was apparently sculpted by Read more >