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Outdoor Adventures Posts

Posts about outdoor adventures, activities and other opportunities in Indiana

Muncie’s Gem of Minnetrista

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Have you heard of a place for years and never visited it and when you finally did, you went ‘Wow!’ That’s what I felt when I recently toured the place called Minnetrista in Muncie. The word Minnetrista means ‘gathering place Read more >

Explore the Indy Cultural Trail


Long story short, in 2004 the city of Indianapolis gave permission to the cultural development commissioners to use the city right-of-way to build a walking/biking trail through the city. Local legends (Eugene and Marilyn Glick) committed $15 million, grants came Read more >

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 >

Fairmount’s James Dean Festival

James-Dean BW image

I like old cars. I’ve no particular favorites, but especially anything red (that is my favorite color). So attending car shows is a pleasurable activity for me as I imagine the days when these classics were new and cruised Main Read more >