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Posts about Family Activities and things to do in Indiana

Southeastern Indiana – Part I

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I love exploring new parts of the state and a few weeks ago I spent two days touring and exploring the southeastern part of the state – just over the river from Louisville. I spent equal time in Jeffersonville and Read more >

White River Canoe Company

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I think it has been over 15 years since I canoed, but when my daughter mentioned going last week I thought it sounded like a blast. I knew there was a place close to Indy and found White River Canoe Read more >

Peru’s Circus City Festival

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  I’ve always loved the circus. Clowns, trapeze artists, elephants, even sawdust, are all parts of a fun, breath-taking experience that began after watching circuses in my childhood. So when I first traveled to Peru, Indiana, in central Indiana, a Read more >

Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine

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Dad worked for Amtrak. Train rides were part of my childhood. So when I heard about the Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine excursion, I arranged for tickets for my husband and me! Jasper is located in Dubois County, southwest of Read more >

Fourwinds Resort and Marina

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I am always happy when I have an excuse to Visit Bloomington and my last visit was no exception. I attended a tourism luncheon at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina and had no idea about this gem located right on Read more >

Secrets of the Levi Coffin House

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The Levi Coffin House on US 27 on Indiana’s central eastern border has secrets. It was not a secret that its owner, Levi Coffin, a Quaker from North Carolina and local businessman, was part of the Underground Railroad. Coffin was Read more >