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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 >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Illuminate Your Holiday at Marion’s Walkway of Lights

I’m not complaining about the moderate temps we’ve been experiencing (at least in northern Indiana). It’s certainly better than snow in my book. But I admit the gray skies we’ve had instead had left me a little down. I knew Read more >

At Old Jail Inn, spend a comfy night behind bars. Really!

The Old Jail Inn on the downtown square in Rockville is probably the only place in Indiana where you can stay overnight in a prison cell because you want to, not because you have to. This bed and breakfast with nine Read more >

Is There Any Place More Beautiful Than Indy at Christmas?

  I may be biased but there may not be a more beautiful Hoosier city at Christmas than Indianapolis.  The best part of Indianapolis is not just seeing it from above. Dozens of activities are available during the season that Read more >

Celebrate Christmas in Fort Wayne!

Make time in your Christmas schedule to visit the friendly city of Fort Wayne this year. There’s so much to do! This video may help you make decisions on which to do first! Here are my favorites: Downtown’s Annual Holiday Read more >

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 >

So Much to Discover at Muncie’s Gem – Minnetrista

Have you heard of a place for years and never visited it and when you finally did, you went ‘Wow!’ That’s what I felt when I recently toured the place called Minnetrista in Muncie. The word Minnetrista means ‘gathering place Read more >

Day of Learning at Science Central

So it’s been a few years since I visited Science Central in Fort Wayne. Last week we had a chance to drive up there and spend a few hours exploring and visiting some new exhibits.Science on a Sphere: While this Read more >