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Posts about outdoor adventures, activities and other opportunities in Indiana

Maple Syrup

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I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Valentine’s Day in Brown County

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Hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is less than a month away. If you are looking for a unique getaway then I have an idea for you: Valentine’s Weekend Package at Rawhide Ranch in Brown County.Arrive on Friday to enjoy Read more >

Ski Packages are Here!


It is definitely winter in Indiana. Why not take advantage of the weather with a ski package? Yes, you read that right … a ski package in Indiana.Spring Mill Inn in Southern Indiana has partnered with Paoli Peaks to offer Read more >

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


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 >