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The Votes Are In! These Historic Destinations are the Best of Indiana

Another record setting year of voting and the results are in for Visit Indiana’s Best of Indiana awards. More than 24,000 Hoosiers selected Indiana’s Best Historic Destination. The top-10 vote getters include the homes of historic champions for freedom, military memorials, Read more >

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 >

Spirit of Jasper … Train Excursion Extraordinaire

A few years back I got to visit the Spirit of Jasper train while touring the area. I loved the old train depot … And how they have reinvented the train cars. Now visitors can choose from several excursions to Read more >

Peaceful and Reflective Destination

Indiana has a few destinations that almost force you to slow down: St. Meinrad, New Harmony and (my most recent destination) Ferdinand and the Monastery of Immaculate Conception. While my visit was on a dreary fall day, the beauty and Read more >

Indiana Baseball Heritage Trail, Day 1

If I hadn’t been a grown man in a public place, I might have started jumping up and down with delight when I heard there was a new Indiana Baseball Heritage Trail this past April. I knew it was coming, Read more >

Jasper, Indiana Strassenfest Celebrates City’s German Heritage

My friend, Jared, who grew up in Jasper, said I would love Jasper’s annual Strassenfest (Straenfest, if you can write in German). It’s the annual festival dedicated to the city’s German heritage, back when a large group of Germans moved Read more >

Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, August 4 – 7, 2011

If you’re German, like Germans, or just want to hang around a bunch of Germans, visit the Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, from August 4 – 7. This year’s festival, with the theme “Living – Giving – Growing…Together,” celebrates the Read more >