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So Much to Do at Spring Mill State Park

Last month my fellow Indiana Insider blogger Erik wrote a post about Mitchell, Indiana’s plans to celebrate Gus Grissom’s 50th anniversary in space. The events all take place this weekend (Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 24). Family commitments are keeping my family from Read more >

Get Fit with the Indiana State Parks 2011 Fitness Challenge

If you read the Indiana Insider regularly, and my posts in particular, then it will come as no surprise that state parks are my favorite way to “Visit Indiana.”  They contain so much of our state’s natural beauty, they are very affordable, Read more >

Hiking, biking, fishing, boating; Brookville Lake has it all.

Brookville Lake is a beautiful lake situated in southern Indiana that encompasses over 5,000 acres, surrounded by beautiful wooded scenery and camp grounds. A great place for camping, fishing, hunting, boating and other water sports, Brookville Lake is the perfect Read more >

Freedom Field: Where everyone can play

As you approach Freedom Field in Columbus, Indiana, it appears out of a sea of soccer fields like a mirage of childhood wonderment.  This innovative 1.5 acre playground inspired a chorus of “oohs” and “aahs” from my 3-year-old nephew when Read more >

Reasons to “Hope” in September

If you spend any time in rural Indiana, there may be moments when you feel as though someone should be playing John Mellencamp’s “Small Town” as your own personal soundtrack.  I had one of those moments during a recent trip Read more >

The Girlfriend Ride: A different kind of girls getaway

Many girlfriend getaways involve manicures and shopping and ladies lunching. If you’re looking for a getaway of a different speed, you must check out The Girlfriend Ride, taking place in Columbus, Indiana on Saturday, June 19. This event, which is Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Kokomo

Planning some outdoor recreation during your travels this year?  From biking, walking, running, swimming, and skateboarding, Kokomo has it covered.  Here is a list of some of the outdoor recreation offered in the Kokomo area: Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence Whether you Read more >

Small-town 4th celebration offers big fun

I’ve always thought it would be fun to celebrate the 4th of July in a small town. This might be the year that we do just that, heading northeast of Indianapolis to Delphi, Indiana for the Canal Days celebration. The Read more >

Sweet Savings for Spring Getaways in Richmond!

The greater Richmond area has many FREE attractions and is bursting with deals for you to take advantage of this Spring! Kids and adults alike adore Veach’s Toy Store which has been in business since 1938, they carry everything from Read more >