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Fourwinds Resort and Marina

I am always happy when I have an excuse to Visit Bloomington and my last visit was no exception. I attended a tourism luncheon at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina and had no idea about this gem located right on Read more >

Secrets of the Levi Coffin House

The Levi Coffin House on US 27 on Indiana’s central eastern border has secrets. It was not a secret that its owner, Levi Coffin, a Quaker from North Carolina and local businessman, was part of the Underground Railroad. Coffin was Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest!

It’s back! Last year over 4,000 visitors attended the first-ever Mayberry in the Midwest over two days. This year organizers have added one more day, planned more events and included more free activities! You aren’t going to want to miss 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 >

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >


Have you heard that the Butterfly Kaleidoscope is open for the season at the Indy Zoo? Despite some crummy weather, my family headed out to see the spectacle for ourselves.The butterflies are kept inside the Hilbert Conservatory. So not only Read more >

History, Architecture, Sweets Await at Columbus

In our continuing quest to discover Indiana’s gems we visited the city of Columbus. Located approximately 1 hour south of Indianapolis in Bartholomew County, it had several places that we enjoyed. Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum was someplace we headed since we Read more >