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The 3 Dunes Challenge @IndianaDunes

My heart rate just returned to normal. So, that’s nice. I had the pleasure of traveling up to the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton on June 12 for the kickoff of the 3 Dune Challenge, the premier new outdoor Read more >

Honest-to-Goodness Indiana TV

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Summertime is a great time to load up the car and enjoy Indiana. In our new TV commercial, you will see just a hint of great places to experience with friends and family. You can take a road trip to Read more >

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Last month I attended a state conference on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend. It reminded me how lucky we are to have such a gem of a campus in the state. I mean … seriously it is Read more >

Indiana Zoos

Potawatomi Zoo

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 3

We had to cut our day a little short yesterday, trying to cover the remaining seven microbreweries in the Northern Indiana Beer Trail (click here for the Google Map). We covered seven on the Northwestern Indiana Beer Trail, but we Read more >

Corndance Tavern

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I’m really glad I had a reason to head to South Bend last week. It gave me an excuse to visit Notre Dame (more on that in a later post) and make another trip to Corndance Tavern. It has been Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 2

In trying to create an Indiana Beer Trail, we’ve hit a bit of a snag, but only a minor one. On Day 1, we managed to visit seven breweries all in “Da Region”, all within 20 miles of each other. Read more >

Northwest Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

We already have a wine trail in Indiana, so I’m thinking we need a beer trail. There are enough microbreweries around the state, that we could spend a few days traveling around, sampling beers, and eating some great pub grub. Read more >