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Little 500 Offers Cycling Thrills

Some people reading this might admit to being old enough to have watched the 1979 sleeper hit, Breaking Away. This Oscar-winning film’s plot is based on the Little 500 bicycle race held annually at Indiana University in Bloomington. Even if Read more >

Ski Packages are Here!

It is definitely winter in Indiana. Why not take advantage of the weather with a ski package? Yes, you read that right … a ski package in Indiana.Spring Mill Inn in Southern Indiana has partnered with Paoli Peaks to offer Read more >

White River State Park

If you are like me, when school is out you want to take advantage of all there is to do around your city. I just heard about a perfect opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – FREE admission to Read more >

View from the top: Hickory Ridge Fire Tower

As the cooler weather and changing leaves draw you outside and into Indiana’s forests, don’t forget that going up is an option. Yes, up — above the treetops. So, how do you get a bird’s-eye view like this? From the Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Johnny Appleseed Festival — Fun for Families!

Johnny Appleseed Festival Video I love the Johnny Appleseed Festival for so many reasons. I have attended at least 20 times during my lifetime so I can give an educated evaluation for my affection for this huge event in my Read more >

Natural Valley Ranch Provides Fun / Memories

I admit up front—horseback riding is my favorite outdoor activity. I’ve loved horses since as a little girl, I took lessons and owned a Quarter horse. When my husband, John, and I took our family on vacations, we went horseback Read more >

Sail Your Cares Away at Winona Lake

A sense of peace filled me as I strolled down Chestnut St. in Winona Lake one early morning. And I do mean Down! The inn is located high on a hill that would intimidate me in winter!   I like Read more >

Fort Wayne trails provide great fun

Searching for a way to take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having this summer? There is no better way than to spend it outside, taking in the scenes of the season. With over 80 miles of trails, Fort Read more >