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Hands-On Fun at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Last year I visited Falls of the Ohio State Park in Southern Indiana. It was a great visit, but I knew I had to go back because the interpretive center was undergoing a renovation and thank goodness, I had the Read more >

Discover Fossils at Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center

    I’ll bet when you think of winter outdoor activities in Indiana you never think of fossil hunting. Well, you should consider it because examining 390-million-year-old fossil beds, which are among the largest, naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in Read more >

Bluffton’s Washington Street Inn, Ouabache State Park– What a Weekend!

  I’ve been in some lovely Bed and Breakfast Inns. Most of those from Indiana have been reported here in other posts.   As for inns with lovely interiors and an unusual theme, I have to mention the Washington Street Read more >

Calling Athletes for the Ouabache State Park Olympiad!

   I am a far cry from am Olympian. But there is an event this weekend in which I might feel like one and even earn a medal! Ouabache State Park in Wells County is hosting its third annual Ouabache Read more >

An insider’s guide to the Hoosier Outdoor Experience

Here are some tips for this weekend’s Hoosier Outdoor Experience at Fort Harrison State Park. Hosted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation, this free family event is open from 9 a.m. to 6 Read more >

My Indiana State Fair Hidden Gems

I just got home from another wonderful day at the Indiana State Fair! Have you been yet this year? There’s still another week of fair fun to be had, and the weather forecast looks amazing! One of my favorite aspects Read more >

Indiana State Park Campsite Photos Now Available

Camping season is in full swing, but I’m just getting around to making our first campsite reservations (having a new baby in the house has slowed me down on the camping front, that’s for sure!) So this week, as I made our Read more >

Fall’s Biggest Day – Halloween!

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tim Cordell: Tim Cordell is an interpretive naturalist at Potato Creek State Park. He has worked for DNR since 1978 at Potato Creek, McCormick’s Creek and Spring Mill State Parks. Tim plays an active Read more >

Creepy Crafts, Costumes, Campsites and Campfires at Monroe Reservoir

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Jill Vance: Jill Vance is the interpretive naturalist at Monroe Reservoir, the largest lake in the state of Indiana. She has worked for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs since 2004. Her outdoor interests include Read more >