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Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine

Dad worked for Amtrak. Train rides were part of my childhood. So when I heard about the Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine excursion, I arranged for tickets for my husband and me! Jasper is located in Dubois County, southwest of Read more >

Historic Madison Lives up to Its Name

  OK, after visiting Madison, located approximately 75 miles south of Indianapolis, I can see why it has received so many accolades. According to the town’s tourism website (VisitMadison.org), the small town has been ranked #4 in top 100 places Read more >

Crown Point and Portage Jewels — South Shore tour Part 2

Before we venture into Part 2 of our hunt for treasures in the South Shore area of Indiana, I should explain what the South Shore of Indiana is. This area serves residents in six counties in two states: Lake, Porter, Read more >

A Taste of Hamilton County

From brunch to dessert, Hamilton County Tourism’s new Dining Guide has suggestions for anything and everything your taste buds desire. It’s the first time Hamilton County Tourism has produced a full-blown dining guide for visitors (or locals, no shame in Read more >

Northwest Indiana Gems– Part 1

This year my husband and I have decided to investigate all of Indiana’s hidden treasures—and some that are not so hidden but definitely worthy of mention!The funny (and partly shameful) thing is, we’ve lived in Indiana all of our lives Read more >

Brown County Accommodations and Dining

While I was in Brown County a few weeks back for the National Maple Syrup Festival I was fortunate enough to have wonderful accommodations and find some fantastic places to eat! Thanks to the fine folks at the Brown County Read more >

Cuddle Up in Richmond this Valentine’s Day

  Free chocolate tastings along the Chocolate Trail, specialty wine, craft beer, local fine dining, and cozy accommodations are just some of the highlights that make Richmond, Indiana the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine getaway with that special someone. Read more >

Mayberry Café — Blast from the past

I grew up watching and loving episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. The small town of Mayberry, North Carolina, with a quirky group of citizens who get themselves wrapped in (mostly innocent) mischief made me and countless other people laugh Read more >