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Posts about outdoor adventures, activities and other opportunities in Indiana

40 Reasons to Love Indiana Winter

I don’t ever see myself retiring and becoming a snowbird, as we call those who leave our state for warmer climates in the winter. My husband says it’s cliche, but I truly do love having all four seasons. Where we Read more >

Christmas at the Indy Zoo

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As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I’m a sucker for Christmas lights. I had heard the Indy Zoo had a pretty impressive light display and I was delighted we were going to get to experience it this Read more >

Christmas at the Orchard

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Last year I visited Beasley’s Orchard for the first time and wrote about their apple festival (which I sadly had to miss). But, I just heard about their annual event Christmas at the Orchard which is set to take place Read more >

Autumn is awesome in Indiana Dunes Country

Fall is a wonderful time to visit the Indiana Dunes.

After a summer of splashing in Lake Michigan and hiking the many different trails at the Indiana Dunes, I’m ready for what’s next. That’s because what’s next is just as good! Indiana Dunes Country is beautiful in the fall, with Read more >

Indy Zoo

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I’ve been patiently waiting to make it to the Indy Zoo to see the new orangutan exhibit. So glad we got to do it just a few weeks ago.It is really amazing. The opportunity to get up close and personal Read more >

Brown County Leaf Cam

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Cooler temperatures, pumpkins, homemade soups … there isn’t anything I don’t love about fall, especially the leaves changing. We all wait patiently to see when the best weekend will be to experience the most vibrant colors. Thanks to Mother Nature Read more >