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This Indiana City is Bursting With New Downtown Boutiques

This Indiana city’s downtown has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years which has inspired a growing number of entrepreneurs to open downtown boutiques and take advantage of the increased visitor activity. Downtown Fort Wayne is well-known for Read more >

Get Lost in Northeast Indiana’s Largest Corn Maze

I’ve lived in Indiana my whole life and grew up with a corn field just outside the window of my childhood home. But recently I had the pleasure of experiencing the corn in a whole new way and honestly, it Read more >

This Lakeside Restaurant Has Delighted Diners for 50+ Years

Steuben County in the northeastern part of the state is a water lovers paradise. With 101 lakes of varying sizes, the area is filled with summer lake-goers who are busy boating, fishing, hanging at the sandbars and swimming all day. So when Read more >

These Two Small Towns are a Perfect Shopping Getaway

From a gorgeous lakeside village to a picturesque main street in a small town, these two boutique shopping destinations in northeast Indiana – the Village at Winona and the Town of Roanoke – are the perfect combination for a girlfriends shopping Read more >

You Must Visit This Animal Sanctuary in Northeast Indiana

My children and I made a recent trip to Albion, Indiana to the Black Pine Animal Sanctuary. This is one of those places in Indiana that is not only an excellent place to experience many types of exotic animals up Read more >

The Farm-to-Fork BBQ That Revitalized This Small Town

I’ve been hearing rumblings for a while about a small town in northeast Indiana that is home to a barbecue place that serves up food so good it will blow your mind. So after yet another recent recommendation from friends about Read more >

These 6 New Wineries Create a Perfect Tasting Tour

In the past few years, there has been an explosion of new wineries across the northeastern part of the state, so it was only a matter of time before I planned a tasting tour. My friends and I headed out over Read more >

Back 40 Junction: Homemade Dining You Won’t Soon Forget

There’s something so gratifying about filling your stomach with a home cooked dinner. Mix that with an all-you-can-eat experience at one of the best buffets in the state it’s an experience you won’t soon forget. One meal at the Back 40 Read more >

3 Must-Stop Food Destinations in Shipshewana & Middlebury

With the largest flea market in the Midwest, quaint shops, antique stores, places for mouth-watering family style meals and all-things Amish, a trip to Shipshewana should most certainly be on every Hoosier’s bucket list. This Northeast Indiana destination is filled with plenty Read more >

These 6 Shops in Angola Sell Amazing Antiques

Shopping for antiques is a long-time favorite activity of my family’s. My mother and I have taken many trips to shop for antiques over the years and it’s always fun to reminisce while finding items from your past like a Read more >