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About Carrie Lambert

Living in Indianapolis since 2001, Carrie is no stranger to traveling throughout the state. She has worked at Conner Prairie and at the Indiana Office of Tourism. Now working for the Indiana Tourism Association and having a young daughter, Carrie has even more opportunities to take advantage of Indiana's many attractions. Carrie receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.

National Maple Syrup Festival


We just got back from a weekend of syrup-filled fun at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Brown County. This was Brown County’s first time to host the event and our entire visit was wonderful. I’m sure it had nothing Read more >

Eiteljorg Museum


I have to admit it is a bit surprising there is a museum dedicated to American Indians and Western Art in the heart of Indianapolis. Nevertheless, the Eiteljorg Museum is a great museum with fantastic exhibits.I visited at the end Read more >

Maple Syrup

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I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Conner Prairie – FOR FREE!

Courtesy of Conner Prairie

I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers Read more >

Danville Chocolate Walk

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It’s February and if you aren’t thinking about chocolate then you need to be. And what better way than to participate in the Danville Chocolate Walk. But, this isn’t your typical walk – 5k or otherwise … this one is Read more >

Valentine’s Day in Brown County

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Hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is less than a month away. If you are looking for a unique getaway then I have an idea for you: Valentine’s Weekend Package at Rawhide Ranch in Brown County.Arrive on Friday to enjoy Read more >

Ski Packages are Here!


It is definitely winter in Indiana. Why not take advantage of the weather with a ski package? Yes, you read that right … a ski package in Indiana.Spring Mill Inn in Southern Indiana has partnered with Paoli Peaks to offer Read more >

White River State Park

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If you are like me, when school is out you want to take advantage of all there is to do around your city. I just heard about a perfect opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE admission to Read more >



The weather is definitely getting colder and your kids need to get their energy out. I have a perfect solution … SkyZone. Last month I took my five-year-old so our family could experience this place for the first time. I Read more >