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Posts about things in Indiana’s South region

Bluespring Caverns

Bluespring

You may know I visited two of the four commercial caves in Indiana while in Corydon a few weeks ago. On my way home I made a stop in Bedford to visit a third – Bluespring Caverns. (Now I just Read more >

Caves in Corydon

You heard about my dining adventures while I was in Corydon, but let me tell you about my cave experiences. I have had Indiana caves on my list for years. I am not sure what I expected, but I can Read more >

Dining Out in Corydon

mac and cheese

I spent a FULL day in Corydon a few weeks ago (post coming about that) and had the opportunity to try a few of their local dining establishments. I had lunch right downtown at Frederick’s Cafe.I’m a sucker for local Read more >

Jasper, Indiana (Part 2 of 2)

Now for more attractions in Jasper, Indiana. Two of my favorites are literally around the block from each other. First – Spirit of Jasper Train. Several years ago, the city got behind the project of revitalizing the old town depot. Read more >

Jasper, Indiana (Part 1 of 2)

Schnitz

I’m a big fan of Southern Indiana. Rolling hills, beautiful scenery, rural communities … the list goes on. I had the opportunity to visit again recently while my husband did some work down there. I took full advantage of the Read more >

Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, 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 >

Children’s Museums

KidsCommons

So it’s still cold. It’s still dreary. Everyone is getting a little bit of cabin fever. You need to get out. You need a children’s museum. Lucky for you, there are many options across the state. Choose a destination and Read more >