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Hit the Slopes On This Winter Getaway in Southeast Indiana

When the weather is frightful, it’s time to bundle up, pack your gear, load the car and head to Lawrenceburg, home to Perfect North Slopes Ski Resort. Perfect North is one of only 2 ski areas in the state and, Read more >

Howl with Wolves at This Southern Indiana Wildlife Sanctuary

While zoos are a great place to get an up close look at animals from all over the world. Visiting a wildlife sanctuary provides a different experience, focusing on rehabilitation, preservation and protection of wild animals. The sanctuary in this 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 >

Two Southeast Indiana State Parks Perfect For a Getaway

Am I a person who hikes miles in the wilderness, climbs mountains, enters a triathlon? That would be a “no”. Even if you’re not an outdoor adventurer, you’ll enjoy a drive or stroll through these two southeast Indiana State Parks on Read more >

This Rural Heritage Tour Transports You to the 1800s

Be transported to the 1800s when the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, two of Switzerland County’s National Register sites, join forces on Saturday October 7, 10am-5pm & Sunday October 8, noon-5pm, for the annual Rural Heritage Tour. From domestic 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 >

Your Child’s First Fishing Trip in Indiana

This blog was submitted by Jon Sutton of OutdoorEmpire.com. Taking your kids on their first fishing trip is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a little family bonding time. They’ll likely have a great time and you’ll form Read more >

These Caverns Bring Your Adventure Above Ground

Recently, I was able to venture down to Southern Indiana – Harrison County. The main reason for my visit was visiting Squire Boone Caverns. Clearly this destination features caves, but the adventure continues above ground, making it an amazing place for Read more >

This Indiana Water Park is a MUST DO Family Outing

Head north to Deep River Water Park in Crown Point for a day of slipping, sliding, laughs and lots of screams. The park is located in the heart of what I would call a “Family Zone of Fun” right along the Lincoln Read more >

The ‘Magnificent’ New Animals at One of America’s Best Zoos

While checking off our summer bucket list I was reminded about the NEW macaw exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo. It opened earlier this summer and we just now had the chance to see it! These beautiful birds are one of the Read more >