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5 Restaurants With Incredible Views of the Ohio River

The Ohio River is one of the attractions that draw people to southeast Indiana. The river valley with its beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery differentiates southeastern Indiana from other parts of the state. Most people who visit like to Read more >

These Two Small Towns are a Perfect Shopping Getaway

From a gorgeous lakeside village to a picturesque main street in a small town, these two boutique shopping destinations in northeast Indiana – the Village at Winona and the Town of Roanoke – are the perfect combination for a girlfriends shopping Read more >

This Restaurant Serves Farm-to-Table Flavors You Have to Taste to Believe

A couple of years ago, I had planned to take my visiting brother & sister-in-law to The Restaurant at Walhill Farm in Batesville but they ate so much lunch that they decided to forego dinner. It’s taken me a while Read more >

Candy Lovers Flock To This Indiana Candy Factory

As my children get older and are now 11 and 14, I find that it’s harder to find family outings that get them really excited. That is until we headed north to the Valparaiso/Merrillville area on a pilgrimage for candy. Ask Read more >

The 5 Stops Everyone Must Make in Kokomo

My kids and I recently spent the day in Kokomo and despite it being a horribly rainy day, we had a fantastic time exploring the city and it’s treasures. Prior to the trip, I was guided to a lengthy list of Read more >

Wine, Dine & Unwind at This Historic Farm & Winery

When you’re in southeast Indiana and ask people what to do, I guarantee someone will say, “You need to visit Stream Cliff Farm.” People visit Stream Cliff for all kinds of reasons: to dine, taste wine, buy plants, enjoy the Read more >

The Farm-to-Fork BBQ That Revitalized This Small Town

I’ve been hearing rumblings for a while about a small town in northeast Indiana that is home to a barbecue place that serves up food so good it will blow your mind. So after yet another recent recommendation from friends about Read more >

4 Batesville Shops Locals Have Loved for Nearly 400 Years

I hadn’t visited Batesville for a while and wanted to see the new renovations at The Sherman so I picked up a couple of friends and headed up SR 129 to check things out. A theme of sorts began to Read more >

Landlocked? Don’t Tell These 9 Indiana Seafood Spots

Spring can mean Seafood or Vegetarian meal options so Indiana Foodways Alliance has made a list of meatless delicious Indiana seafood spots within the landlocked Hoosier State. Check out IFA’s entire Here Fishy Fishy Food Trail. Coody Brown’s in LaGrange Read more >

This Southern Indiana Brewery has Great Beer & Amazing Food

  For a while now, I’ve wanted to visit Great Crescent Brewery in Aurora. Not just for the artisan crafted beer but to try their food – all housemade including the Canadian bacon & corned beef! I called my trusty Read more >