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Indiana Dunes Country: An idyllic place to enjoy winter

By Sarah Maddox I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with winter here in Indiana. The snow is picturesque, but it often lasts for a long time and is typically severe, causing me and many others to stay indoors. But there’s Read more >

No, you’re not too late to enjoy autumn

It seems the fall colors are a little delayed this year in Indiana Dunes Country, with the brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow just now starting their breakout. But the good news is that the colors should last through Read more >

A romantic getaway for Valentine’s, or year round

The only thing more special than a romantic getaway on Valentines Day is a romantic getaway on a non-holiday weekend. With a lot of inns and restaurants filling up or already booked for Valentines Day, why not plan some romance Read more >

Winter fun abounds in Indiana Dunes Country

All right, I’ll admit that autumn is my favorite time in Indiana Dunes Country. Theres nothing better than hiking through wooded trails that are bursting with color on a bright, 65-degree day. But another beautiful time is winter, when a Read more >

Get in the holiday spirit in Indiana Dunes Country

It seems like the holidays roll around before I know it, leaving me little time to pick out just the right gifts or find unique food to serve at holiday gatherings. Fortunately, in one day I can visit the huge Read more >

Indiana Dunes Country is beautiful in autumn

If you didnt escape to Indiana Dunes Country this summer, theres still time to enjoy a fantastic weekend. Autumn is actually my favorite time to enjoy a hike or a scenic drive because the weather is mild, there are no Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, andI made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >

Great Italiano at Lucrezia Cafe

My mom wanted to do something special, yet quaint for my grandparents 50th anniversary so we decided on this cute little Italian restaurant Lucrecias Italian Restaurant in Chesterton, Indiana. When we first arrived we were greeted by the owners Nada Read more >