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The 5 Must Stops in This Amazing Southern Indiana Town

Home to great German heritage, this Southern Indiana town has a thriving downtown and a growing craft beer scene, making it a perfect spot for a getaway. Home to Strassenfest, where for a weekend each summer lederhosen and accordions reign Read more >

The Antique Shop in Madison Where You Can Find Your Inner Artist

A historic town on the Ohio River, Madison is a wonderful place to visit, and it is home to great shopping and art. One shop provides great antiques and the ability to channel your inner artist. Little Golden Fox is Read more >

This Lakeside Restaurant Has Delighted Diners for 50+ Years

Steuben County in the northeastern part of the state is a water lovers paradise. With 101 lakes of varying sizes, the area is filled with summer lake-goers who are busy boating, fishing, hanging at the sandbars and swimming all day. So when Read more >

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 >