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Howl with Wolves at This Southern Indiana Wildlife Sanctuary

While zoos are a great place to get an up close look at animals from all over the world. Visiting a wildlife sanctuary provides a different experience, focusing on rehabilitation, preservation and protection of wild animals. The sanctuary in this Read more >

Two Southeast Indiana State Parks Perfect For a Getaway

Am I a person who hikes miles in the wilderness, climbs mountains, enters a triathlon? That would be a “no”. Even if you’re not an outdoor adventurer, you’ll enjoy a drive or stroll through these two southeast Indiana State Parks on Read more >

This Rural Heritage Tour Transports You to the 1800s

Be transported to the 1800s when the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, two of Switzerland County’s National Register sites, join forces on Saturday October 7, 10am-5pm & Sunday October 8, noon-5pm, for the annual Rural Heritage Tour. From domestic Read more >

5 Restaurants With Incredible Views of the Ohio River

The Ohio River is one of the attractions that draw people to southeast Indiana. The river valley with its beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery differentiates southeastern Indiana from other parts of the state. Most people who visit like to Read more >

This Indiana Water Park is a MUST DO Family Outing

Head north to Deep River Water Park in Crown Point for a day of slipping, sliding, laughs and lots of screams. The park is located in the heart of what I would call a “Family Zone of Fun” right along the Lincoln Read more >

The One-of-a-Kind Boat Adventure You Have to Try in Madison

I first met Captains Janet & Paul about 5 years ago when they rode into Madison hoping to start a jet boat tour business on the Ohio River. Five years later, they have expanded their tours, added 2 new crew Read more >

Go Full “Flying Squirrel” at Huntington’s Zip Timber Lake

Every once in a while, it’s good to get out of our comfort zone and try something new. Well in this case, I decided to put my abilities and fears to the test and signed up for the 8 zip Read more >

Indiana Foodways’ Top 10 Picks For Fall

Autumn leaves may be falling but the flavors are blooming on Indiana Foodways Alliances Culinary Trails. Pack up the car and hit the road to taste and experience IFAs Top 10 Savor the Flavor picks! For additional information on IFAs Read more >

Plant Yourself at West Lafayette’s ‘Art in Bloom’

I love it when two ideas come together to make a great event! The city of West Lafayette has created such an event with Art in Bloom.Art and gardeningwho knew they could be meshed to introduce visitors to clever, new Read more >

Bike the Pumpkinvine Trail

I love being in the country. Having grown up surrounded by the quiet of farm fields and pastures, I yearn for that same peacefulness in the hustle of todays schedules. Often my husband, who also grew up in the country, Read more >