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Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indiana’s zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indiana’s zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Bruno’s Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away. This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

Indiana Zoos

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 >

Wolf Park’s Annual Holiday Party

Get ready because Santa and his Elves will be arriving on the Purdue Boilermaker Special Train this Saturday at Wolf Park! Wolf Park is hosting a holiday party for the wolves (and for kids too!) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Read more >

A Trip to the Zoo in December

Recently, my destination marketing class took a trip to the Indianapolis Zoo for its annual Christmas at the Zoo event. While going to an outdoor attraction during the coldest time of the year seemed a little ridiculous to me, my Read more >

Frogs Hopping to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

There was a collective tantrum thrown by toddlers all over Indiana a few weeks ago, as the popular Dora and Diego exhibit left the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. But this museum is never one to disappoint, especially little ones, so Read more >

Having Fun, Saving Money at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Prior to this weekend’s trip, my only experience “visiting” Fort Wayne has consisted of flying by it as I drove along I-69 on my way to other places. What a shame, because as I learned during a quick overnight trip this weekend that Read more >

The Other Farm Animals at the Fair

Besides eating outrageous amounts of food at the fair, boarding crazy amusement rides and looking at sprawling farm implements by the hundreds, another all time favorite activity at the state fair is visiting the livestock barns. Slow moving brown-eyed cows, strong yet Read more >