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Free Admission at Indiana State Parks For the #INTorchRelay

  2016 not only marks the State of Indiana’s 200th birthday, but also the 100th birthday of the Indiana State Parks system! As the state’s largest bicentennial celebration, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay, kicks off on September 9 in Corydon, 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 >

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 >

Visit Indiana Week Is Here!

While I love writing about travel in my home state every week of the year, it’s especially nice to shine the light on Honest-to-Goodness Indiana during Visit Indiana Week! It kicks off tomorrow and runs through May 10. What does Read more >

40 Reasons to Love Indiana Winter

I don’t ever see myself retiring and becoming a snowbird, as we call those who leave our state for warmer climates in the winter. My husband says it’s cliche, but I truly do love having all four seasons. Where we Read more >

5 Indiana Tourism-Inspired Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16. That means you have a little over two weeks to get a gift for dear old Dad. If you’re stumped for ideas and your dad doesn’t need another tie or “World’s Best Dad” mug, Read more >

Indiana State Park Campsite Photos Now Available

Camping season is in full swing, but I’m just getting around to making our first campsite reservations (having a new baby in the house has slowed me down on the camping front, that’s for sure!) So this week, as I made our Read more >

Get Fit with the Indiana State Parks 2011 Fitness Challenge

If you read the Indiana Insider regularly, and my posts in particular, then it will come as no surprise that state parks are my favorite way to “Visit Indiana.”  They contain so much of our state’s natural beauty, they are very affordable, Read more >

Ways to Enjoy Indiana State Parks

One of the best investments my family has made is a $36 drop in the bucket for an annual state park pass. While we fortunate to have several gorgeous state parks within an hour drive of our house, I’m willing Read more >

New Indiana State Park Campground Reservation System

A couple of weeks ago, my fellow Indiana Insider blogger Amy wrote a post detailing a free iPhone app from Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As further proof that great technology and Mother Nature can go hand-in-hand, the DNR has Read more >