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Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >

Hoosier Favorite Water Park?

For more than 65 years, families have traveled from all over the nation to the tiny town of Santa Claus, Indiana, to visit the town’s namesake and ride a few rides. What started as Santa Claus in 1946 grew to Read more >

Two Indiana Towns on “Best Small Towns” List

Both Bloomington and Santa Claus, Ind. are finalists in Rand McNally and USA Today’s search for the country’s best small towns in its Best of the Road contest. On June 15, ten amateur “road rally” teams begin visiting the towns in Read more >

Christmas in Clark County, Indiana

Southern Indiana is filled with Christmas events for the whole family and these are some of the ones you should not miss. Charlestown in Clark County is holding their annual Christmas Lights Display. But it’s not just any lights display. Read more >

Indiana Covered Bridge Loop

Six Counties. Nine Bridges. One Great Trail. The Indiana Covered Bridge Loop features single, double, triple span bridges, and the only remaining double tunnel bridge in Indiana. Drive the Loop in a day-long adventure or over a long weekend. Your Read more >

Experience Indiana’s Covered Bridge Loop in Southern Indiana

Covered bridges always intrigued me, ever since I was a little boy. They were giant hallways, juddering from one side of a river to the other, as my dad drove our old Plymouth Duster around southern Indiana. I’ve managed to Read more >