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Family Fun in Fort Wayne

With the summer sun beating down and the weeks since school let out mounting, it won’t take long for kids to get restless. A fun-filled weekend away can be just the ticket to break the summer boredom. Fort Wayne offers Read more >

Take an Indiana Festival Tour in July

The summer music season in Indiana is a season that is not to be missed. It matters not what your taste in music is, because you’ll find a festival celebration that will suit your fancy. Here are some of the 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 >

Wayne County Adventures in Geocaching

X marks the spot! There is treasure hiding in Wayne County!! Did you ever dream of being a treasure hunting pirate as a kid? Well it’s not too late! People of all ages can hunt for treasure throughout Wayne County. Read more >

Summer of Fun and Festivals in Fort Wayne

Summer is festival season in Fort Wayne!  From June through September, there is a festival almost every weekend to celebrate local heritage, great food, or entertaining arts.  Many festivals are free, and all have a variety of activities for all Read more >

Kershaw, Tippin headline Vevay’s 41st Swiss Wine Festival

Dust off those boots, grab a cowboy hat and head to Vevay, IN, for an evening of country music along the scenic Ohio River–Switzerland County-style! Join country music legends Sammy Kersaw and Aaron Tippin at the 41st annual Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN. The event will be held  Thurs., Read more >

Up Up and Away! Switzerland County’s First Hot Air Balloon Rally

Are you looking for something to take your weekend to new heights? Vevay will do the trick. This South-Central town is hosting Switzerland County’s first Hot Air Balloon Rally at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. The rally kicks off on Friday Read more >

Don’t Wait Until July 4 for Fireworks

When I was grocery shopping this week, I noticed a few little boys staring longingly at a display of fireworks (what is it with boys and explosives?). I thought to myself that they’re going to have a long wait until Read more >

Indiana’s Top 10 Indiana Summer Gotta-Dos and Ice Cream Shops

We’ve all seen those travel lists of the best places to go in a certain state, or 10 ice creams you have to eat before you die compilations. But can you ever really trust the sources of those lists? They’re Read more >

Tips for a Trip to the Farmer’s Market

  South Bend Farmer’s Market One of my favorite Saturday morning traditions is visiting the Columbus Farmer’s Market. We love to wander around, pick up a few things to eat for the week ahead, savor some sausage breakfast sandwiches, and Read more >