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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 >

Looking Forward to the Indiana State Fair 2011

Yippee! It’s the Year of Soybeans! Uh, at the Indiana State Fair, that is. Okay, so maybe it’s not that exciting. I liked it better when it was the year of the pig, and I got to try several different Read more >

Indiana County Fairs

While it is probably too early in the summer to proclaim that fair season has arrived, given that the Indiana State Fair doesn’t kick off for another few weeks, July is the month many of Indiana’s county fairs take place. Read more >

New Exhibits at the Indianapolis Zoo

Many cities the size of Indianapolis have a zoo. But as it often does, Indianapolis outshines the others by having†its zoo located in the heart of downtown. Here you’ll find beautiful landscaped paths and thriving ecosystems for each animal’s habitat, Read more >

Mutt Strut: The Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking!

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tristan Schmid: Tristan Schmid is Director of Communications and Marketing for IndyHumane and oversees their website, Facebook, Twitter, and public-relations initiatives. In his free time, Tristan produces music, walks his dogs, and runs Lead Read more >

Winter wildlife at Indiana’s zoos

While many zoos around the area close for the winter season, there are some fun events coming up that will let Indiana families experience animals of all shapes and sizes, despite the chill in the air. The largest event, Christmas Read more >

Christmas at the Zoo and a Contest Too!

The holidays are just around the corner and the Indianapolis Zoo has a great holiday event planned just for you.†Itís almost time for Christmas at the Zoo, the annual holiday light spectacular! Outside, visitors can see the animals that enjoy Read more >