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Into the Wild: Exploring Indiana’s Only Designated Wilderness Area

Believe it or not, lasagna in a bag actually tastes pretty good — especially after a long hike in the middle of nowhere. Eating dehydrated food cooked with sterilized lake water is just one of several new experiences I had Read more >

A morning at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

When you make plans to visit a wildlife refuge, you naturally have expectations of thriving ecosystems and animal encounters.  Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, located near Seymour, Indiana lives up to that.  As we pulled into the entrance, we were greeted Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Kokomo

Planning some outdoor recreation during your travels this year?  From biking, walking, running, swimming, and skateboarding, Kokomo has it covered.  Here is a list of some of the outdoor recreation offered in the Kokomo area: Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence Whether you Read more >

Go north for free geocaching fun

Last April, I had a chance to chat with some folks from LaGrange, Kosciusko and Marshall counties in Indiana. One of the fun things they said there was to do in their neck of northern Indiana was geocaching. They described Read more >

Small-town 4th celebration offers big fun

I’ve always thought it would be fun to celebrate the 4th of July in a small town. This might be the year that we do just that, heading northeast of Indianapolis to Delphi, Indiana for the Canal Days celebration. The Read more >

Sweet Savings for Spring Getaways in Richmond!

The greater Richmond area has many FREE attractions and is bursting with deals for you to take advantage of this Spring! Kids and adults alike adore Veach’s Toy Store which has been in business since 1938, they carry everything from Read more >

Miles for Milk

Judging from the cars filing into Eagle Creek Park, the place was packed on a recent Saturday visit. And yet, I think I may have seen more deer than people. Tucked away on the northwest side of Indianapolis, Eagle Creek Park’s size and layout allows Read more >