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Posts written by bloggers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources

No, you’re not too late to enjoy autumn

Indiana Dunes State Park along Lake Michigan.

It seems the fall colors are a little delayed this year in Indiana Dunes Country, with the brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow just now starting their breakout. But the good news is that the colors should last through Read more >

Fort Harrison State Park

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State Parks – a gem across the state in Indiana. I’ve visited my share (McCormick’s Creek, Prophetstown, Turkey Run) and I love them all. Last month I had the opportunity to return to one I hadn’t been to in awhile Read more >

Madison Has July 4 Racing Fun


  During the early 1800s, Madison was a bustling town on the Ohio River in southern Indiana. Steamboats docked there, taking cargo up and down the river. After the railroad deflected business from the area several years later, citizens settled back, Read more >

Visit Indiana Week Is Here!

While I love writing about travel in my home state every week of the year, it’s especially nice to shine the light on Honest-to-Goodness Indiana during Visit Indiana Week! It kicks off tomorrow and runs through May 10. What does 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 >