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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 >

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 >

A Perfect Weekend Getaway in Beautiful New Harmony

Without a doubt, one of the greatest places to visit in southern Indiana is the village of New Harmony in Posey County. New Harmony is a relaxing weekend getaway for couples, or families wishing for a slower paced mini-vacation and a Read more >

Grand Funk, Womack at Lincoln Amphitheatre in 2017

Fresh off of a 2016 season that was one of the best attended in the venue’s 30-year history, the Lincoln Amphitheatre has announced a 2017 performance series that will feature classic rockers Grand Funk Railroad, award-winning country singer-songwriter Lee Ann Read more >

The 10 Breweries and Pubs Behind Muncie’s Craft Beer Renaissance

Muncie is undergoing a craft beer renaissance! The city now boasts four different microbreweries, several brewpubs, and an assortment of bars and restaurants that all serve local Muncie beer. While cities like South Bend, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis have long had a Read more >

Shop Small All Year Long – 6 Must Stop Shops in Madison & Vevay

For several years, there’s been a nationwide movement to Shop Small on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. To me, this was like a mandate to go shopping so I headed off to some of my favorite places.   Here are 6 of Read more >

The Best of Indiana Wineries, Waterfalls and Music Festivals

With over 22,000 votes, the results are in for Visit Indiana’s Best of Indiana Fall awards. Hoosiers were asked to select Indiana’s Best Winery Experience, Best Waterfall and Best Music Festival. The winners are: Best Winery Experience: Two-EE’s Winery, Roanoke Read more >

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 staffcompiled a list of 200 FREE Read more >

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

You just know youre in the right place. No mistakingor escapingthe constant and tantalizing smell that permeates downtown Delphi, Indiana. Youve arrived at the 3rd Annual Indiana Bacon Festival. Your whole family like bacon? Start with the food vendors lining Read more >