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Hands-On Fun at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Last year I visited Falls of the Ohio State Park in Southern Indiana. It was a great visit, but I knew I had to go back because the interpretive center was undergoing a renovation and thank goodness, I had the Read more >

The Bicentennial Experience Debuts at the Indiana State Fair

Do you know Indiana’s tie to North America’s longest underground river, the Empire State Building, space travel and a popular gum that doubles your chewing pleasure? You can find out the answers to these questions and more in The Bicentennial Read more >

Witness ‘Birth of a State’ in Corydon

How long has it been since you’ve been invited to witness a 200+-year-old birth? The answer is never—at least I hope so! This is a real invitation for you and everyone else from Indiana to participate in a special bicentennial Read more >

James Dean’s Hoosier Hometown

You’ve heard of James Dean, the iconic film star of the 1950s who headlined such movies as ‘Giant’, ‘East of Eden’, and ‘Rebel Without a Cause’. Did you know he was born right here in Indiana in the city of Read more >

French Lick West Baden Museum and More

Many people have heard of French Lick, Indiana. Maybe because of Larry Bird. Maybe because of the elephants that hang out there in the summer. Maybe because of the historical significance of its two beautiful hotels. Well, there is much Read more >

Mini Golf … at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Golf is a past time for our family. With my husband in the golf business it is pretty much a guarantee. So when I heard there was a mini golf course at the Indianapolis Museum of Art of course my 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 >

Conner Prairie Re-Opens for Spring

Today’s the day! It’s Opening Weekend for the outdoor grounds at Conner Prairie! The Conner home Prairietown, the Nature Walk, the Civil War Journey, and everything else on the outdoor grounds re-opens today. The entire weekend of March 24-27, which falls on Read more >

The brain exhibit you must see at WonderLab in Bloomington

Looking for a spring activity that both you and your kids will love in different ways (you know, like a Pixar movie)? Don’t miss Your Amazing Brain, an all-ages, interactive exhibit that is new to WonderLab, the hands-on science museum in downtown Bloomington. Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >