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Four Things to do While You’re In Town for the Indianapolis 500

Whether you’re visiting Indianapolis for your first very first 500, or you’re here for your 20th year, chances are you’re not venturing much outside Speedway and the west side. That’s too bad, because Indianapolis is a great city with a Read more >

It’s a Gaggle of Geckos at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum

It’s not an insurance commercial, it’s real-live geckos at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. From February 2 – May 15, 2013, the Museum will play host to a gaggle of geckos as part of a traveling exhibit. And although they don’t Read more >

Celebrate the Holidays in Kokomo

Visit Kokomo for great tours and family-friendly events that will make your holiday season merry and bright!  From visits with Santa and live reindeer to spectacular light displays and performances, spend the holidays in Kokomo! If you have kids, make Read more >

Stops Along the Ohio River Scenic Byway

Fall is the perfect time to take one of those classic Sunday drives, any day of the week. Whether you’re looking to just meander along, or you want some specific destinations in mind, the Ohio River Scenic Byway in southern Read more >

2012 Opening Weekend at Conner Prairie

The opening weekend of the outdoor season at Conner Prairie historical park in Fishers, Indiana is March 31-April 1. Visitors can take in favorites such as the 1836 Prairie Town, the Lenape Indian Camp, and last year’s debut exhibit 1863 Read more >

Free Admission to Many Hoosier Museums September 24

If you’ve ever visited Washington DC, then you probably went to at least one of the world-famous Smithsonian museums. All of the Smithsonian museums are free to visit, and in that spirit, one day each year the Smithsonian Magazine hosts Read more >

“Follow the North Star” Returns to Conner Prairie in November

The powerful program, “Follow the North Star,” returns to Conner Prairie Interactive History Park for three weekends in November 4 – 6, 11 – 13, and 18 – 20. This program immerses participants in the life of a fugitive slave as they live Read more >

Fresh produce, homemade baked goods, friendly faces. That’s what you’ll find at Minnetrista’s Farmer’s Market.

Minnetrista, located in Muncie, IN, hosts a Farmer’s Market that is the perfect place to find anything homegrown or home cooked, from fresh fruits and vegetables to homemade pies, cake and cookies.  Whether you come to do your weekly shopping or Read more >

Close to Home Spring Break in Indy

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Jen Thomas: Jen and her husband John are professional communicators at Jen Thomas PR, Inc. They specialize in strategic communications planning, writing and media relations – both social and traditional media. Jen has been Read more >

Follow the North Star at Conner Prairie

November is going to be a big month in Conner Prairie. Their Follow the North Star experience will show visitors the fugitive slave experience on the Underground Railroad. You can actually participate in an interactive experience that Conner Prairie staffers Read more >