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You Have To See These Beautiful Gardens in Madison

Are you searching for signs of spring? Madison in Bloom Spring Garden Tour is a sure sign that spring has arrived in southeast Indiana. For 2 weekends, May 13-14 and 20-21, 2017, you can explore (not just peek through the Read more >

Kick Off Visit Indiana Week With Free State Parks Admission

Indiana State Parks is offering free state parks admission for everyone on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in honor of Visit Indiana Week, sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. The free admission day is also the last day of Read more >

America Voted & The Best Museum for Families is in Indy!

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has received top honors in the USA TODAY / 10Best Reader’s Choice poll! In March 2017, readers across the country voted for the best museum for families in the nation and when the votes were Read more >

Flowers, Fudge & Fun at this Southern Indiana Greenhouse

My figs are starting to leaf out so spring must be trying to arrive in southeast Indiana. That means it’s time to start planting, so I’m off to visit McCabe’s Greenhouse & Floral, 1066 W Eads Pkwy in Lawrenceburg. This Read more >

These 3 Ice Cream Places Will Have You Screaming for More

As a parent, I know how important stopping for ice cream is in the life of any child. It’s special time for the family to bond or a treat for a job well done. While many places serve up ice Read more >

Landlocked? Don’t Tell These 9 Indiana Seafood Spots

Spring can mean Seafood or Vegetarian meal options so Indiana Foodways Alliance has made a list of meatless delicious Indiana seafood spots within the landlocked Hoosier State. Check out IFA’s entire Here Fishy Fishy Food Trail. Coody Brown’s in LaGrange Read more >

Vote for The Children’s Museum As America’s Favorite

USA TODAY 10Best is looking for “America’s Favorite Museum for Families,” and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is clearly the way to vote! Selected among 20 museums across the country for the vote, The Children’s Museum is the world’s largest Read more >

Step Right Up and Join the Circus

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis invites you to its newest exhibit: Circus—Starring YOU! Bring your family to the big top and learn what it’s like to be a circus performer. You can practice balance with virtual goggles, learn how to Read more >

A Day of Shopping, Art, Food & Fun in Rising Sun

On a Saturday morning, I headed out with a friend to see what was happening in Rising Sun, one of the beautiful historic rivertowns along the Ohio River Scenic Byway in southeastern Indiana. Check the hours of local shops and Read more >

The Eagles Have Landed in Indiana and Here’s Where You Can Find Them

A hundred years ago you would not have been able to find a bald eagle anywhere in the state of Indiana. But thanks to a successful reintroduction program at Lake Monroe in Bloomington during the late 80’s, bald eagle sightings Read more >