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Richmond for Kids (And Adults Too!)

It has been a year or so since I spent a few days in Richmond/Wayne County (just an hour or so east of Indy) and my visit was overdue! It is amazing all we experience when we are there. Veach’s Read more >

Get a View from the Treetops at Conner Prairie’s Newest Addition

Central Indiana’s newest outdoor experience opens July 1 at Conner Prairie. Treetop Outpost is a 6,000-square-foot destination nestled in woods that features a four-story treehouse. Surrounding the 45-foot-tall treehouse are experience areas that will allow visitors of all ages to Read more >

State Park Admission is Just 10 Cents on June 4-5!

Visiting a state park in Indiana on June 4 or 5 will cost just pocket change — literally. That’s because Indiana State Parks is celebrating its 100th birthday by “rolling back” gate admission to a 10-cents-per-person donation for each of Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival– Go-o-o-lly!

If there is one event guaranteed to grant smiles among those in attendance, it surely must be the Mayberry in the Midwest Festival held in Danville in Hendricks County on May 20-22. I’m smiling just thinking of the popular 1960s Andy Read more >

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Minnetrista this Summer

Guest Blog by Sam Condon, Communications Specialist at Minnetrista Summer is just around the corner, and we’re off to see THE WIZARD OF OZ™ as Minnetrista hosts the first-ever licensed traveling educational exhibit, based on the beloved movie classic.   Read more >

Two-Wheeled Day Tripping in Indianapolis

This is a guest blog from Tina Schmidt of My City Bikes public health alliance. My City Bikes’ mission is to help people discover better health and quality of life through biking. If you’ve never experienced Indianapolis by bike, you’re in Read more >

The brain exhibit you must see at WonderLab in Bloomington

Looking for a spring activity that both you and your kids will love in different ways (you know, like a Pixar movie)? Don’t miss Your Amazing Brain, an all-ages, interactive exhibit that is new to WonderLab, the hands-on science museum in downtown Bloomington. 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 >