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People Come From Far and Wide to Learn Woodworking South of Indy

I love sharing ideas for fun things to do just south of Indy. And I recently had the opportunity to do something fun and educational – sitting in on a woodworking class at the world-renowned Marc Adams School of Woodworking, located Read more >

The People Have Spoken! These 10 Tenderloins Are the Best of Indiana

Another record setting year of voting and the results are in for Visit Indiana’s Best of Indiana awards. More than 24,000 Hoosiers selected Indiana’s Best Tenderloins. The top-10 vote getters hail from seven Indiana counties! Indiana does not have an official state Read more >

Make Memories at These 10 Holiday Experiences Just South of Indy

My family has a lot of holiday traditions, like enjoying at least one holiday concert or show together. If you’re looking to make some memories and enjoy some holiday fun, here are the Top 10 Holiday Experiences Just South of Read more >

5 Can’t Miss Holiday Shopping Experiences South of Indy

The nice weather that’s lasted well into autumn means that I’ve been outside enjoying long walks and bike rides. But soon my family and I will be checking out some of the craft fairs and other local, unique holiday shopping experiences Read more >

You’ll Fall in Love With Autumn South of Indy

The leaves are changing colors a little earlier this year, meaning the trees will show their peak colors the first two weeks of October, but should remain colorful all month. It setting up to be a beautiful autumn South of Indy. Read more >

12 Unique Antiques You Can Find In & Around Franklin

If you love treasure hunting at antique shops, you’ll appreciate the cool items I found at the antique and salvage shops in and around historic Franklin, IN, which is just south of Indianapolis. Below you’ll find my single favorite find Read more >

Flowers, Farms & Amazing Craft Beer South of Indy

So, how do you entertain someone who travels the world looking for great craft brews, wine, cocktails and adventure? If you’re in Johnson County, just south of Indy, you introduce her to the growing craft brew scene, a great winery Read more >

You Have to Try These Four Eateries in Johnson County

The best thing about being new to Johnson County, or “Indy South,” is that I get to take a journey and discover all the great places to eat and all the fun things to do. With the 2017 travel season Read more >

Heartland Films & Historic Artcraft Theatre to Present “Best of the Fest”

Get ready for a mash up of great films and a great setting when the Heartland Film Festival Partners set up in the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana for “Best of the Fest,” a two-day showcase of award winning Read more >

Put a Drive-In Movie on Your Summer To-Do List

Summer and movies just seem to go hand in hand. Not just because the big blockbusters are usually released this time of year, but because it’s a great way to spend a few hours cooling off in an air conditioned Read more >