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Family Fun this Summer in Kokomo!

If you have never been to Kokomo (or have not visited recently,) this summer is the perfect time to discover all the new and family-friendly activities the city has to offer! Kokomo’s Summer Concert Series kicks off this month at Read more >

Dream Cars

1935 Bugatti Aerolithe

Cars. Ever since I watched Back to the Future I’m a sucker for unique cars. And for a limited time (until the end of August 2015) visitors can get an up close experience with the Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Read more >

South Bend to Celebrate 150 Years!


May 22, 2015 will mark South Bend’s 150th anniversary. Activities have been and will continue to occur throughout the year, but the highlight will be SB150 Birthday Weekend. And rumor has it this will be the most ambitious festival ever Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest!


It’s back! Last year over 4,000 visitors attended the first-ever Mayberry in the Midwest over two days. This year organizers have added one more day, planned more events and included more free activities! You aren’t going to want to miss Read more >

Hot Wheels!


I’ve been to the Children’s Museum many times but each time they release a new exhibit I get giddy anticipating how awesome it will be. The new Hot Wheels: Race to Win was no different.There were many exhibits to showcase Read more >

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

Baby Asmara clings to her mother.

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a 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 >

Historic Madison Lives up to Its Name

Broadway Fountain was part of the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876.

  OK, after visiting Madison, located approximately 75 miles south of Indianapolis, I can see why it has received so many accolades. According to the town’s tourism website (, the small town has been ranked #4 in top 100 places Read more >