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200 Free Things to Do at the Indiana State Fair

The 2016 Indiana State Fair is less than a month away (August 5-21)! In honor of our state’s 200th birthday, this year’s fair theme is “Celebrating Indiana’s Bicentennial”. In that theme, the State Fair staff compiled a list of 200 FREE Read more >

Mmm… Bacon! Don’t miss the Indiana Bacon Festival

You just know you’re in the right place. No mistaking—or escaping—the constant and tantalizing smell that permeates downtown Delphi, Indiana. You’ve arrived at the 3rd Annual Indiana Bacon Festival. Your whole family like bacon? Start with the food vendors lining Read more >

Experience Modern Farming at Fair Oaks Farms

We lived on a dairy farm when first married so I know some of the challenges dairy farmers face and the steps involved in caring for livestock. For those of you who have not had that privilege—and yes, I consider Read more >

Finding (and Tasting) Indiana’s Best Tenderloin

THIS IS A GUEST BLOG WRITTEN BY WENDY BLAKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MAIN STREET GREENSBURG. If you’re from Indiana you’ve read your breaded tenderloin sized share of articles about this amazing sandwich.  I’m guessing each one makes your mouth water 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 >

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 >

Free State Park Admission on May 1 will kickoff Visit Indiana Week

Summer travel season begins with Visit Indiana Week May 1-7 INDIANAPOLIS (April 27, 2016) – Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb and Visit Indiana are kicking off the summer travel season with Visit Indiana Week May 1-7. In celebration of Visit Indiana Read more >

Celebrate Indiana’s Special Sites during National Parks Week

Did you know Indiana has three National Park Service sites? Notice I didn’t say we had three national parks. Rather the National Park Service maintains hundreds of parks, houses, areas, sites and other places throughout the nation that are of Read more >

Indiana Dunes reaches Final Four of Coastal Living’s Best Beach in America contest

The beaches of Indiana Dunes have reached the Final Four in Coastal Living’s bracket-style competition to crown the Best Beach in America. You can vote for Indiana Dunes at www.coastalliving.com/beachbracket. The semi-final round of voting continues through 4 p.m. Thursday, March 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 >