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Summer Festivals, Free Concerts & Family Fun in Kokomo

Kokomo is a short drive for a fun (and affordable!) family-friendly weekend getaway. Spend the day enjoying high-energy water slides, riding on the lazy river, playing in the splash pad, and swimming at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center.  Admission is Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Lafayette and West Lafayette

Most people know Lafayette/West Lafayette as the home of the Boilermakers. What you might not know about are all of the outdoor recreation places that are available during your time there. Let me enlighten you on what I found during 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 >

Win Big by Sharing your Travel Memories from Lafayette and West Lafayette!

I love a good contest, especially when it involves travel, photography, writing, and the new kid on the communications block, video. So I thought this contest from the Lafayette-West Lafayette Convention and Visitors Bureau, called One Great Contest, was lots Read more >

Santa Claus, Indiana a Finalist for “Most Fun” Town

Santa Claus, Indiana is already one of the Most Fun towns in the U.S., thanks to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, but Rand McNally and USA Today may make it official. They are a finalist in the “Most Fun” category Read more >

Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari…The Perfect “Stay”cation

Perhaps you’re a roller coaster fan…or a water park fan. Well if you’re a fan of either – or both - Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari is the place for you to be; and it’s in Indiana. The clean and friendly Read more >

Need a Getaway? Or a ‘Holiday’ as the Brits Say?

Rides and slides, oh my!  Holiday World, located in Santa Claus, IN, is the world’s first theme park and it’s in our own Hoosier backyard. This amusement park has all the thrills without the high price and long lines. Owned Read more >

Flickr Photo of the Week (Week 20, 2009) – Holiday World

I completely forgot to post a Photo of the Week last Friday, so here it is! This week’s photo features the Pilgrim’s Plunge – the world’s tallest water ride, a 131-foot drop at 45 degrees – at Holiday World & Read more >