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Have Sweet, Sticky Fun at National Maple Syrup Festival

Photo by Shirley Lance, courtesy of Brown County Photography Club   My kids never knew this, but our vacations were designed to have an educational element. That was never truer than at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Medora. It Read more >

Discover Fossils at Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center

  † Iíll bet when you think of winter outdoor activities in Indiana you never think of fossil hunting. Well, you should consider it because examining 390-million-year-old fossil beds, which are among the largest, naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in Read more >

Indiana’s Best of 2015

Happy New Yearís Eve! Itís almost time to start a new year and it could not be a bigger one for the state of Indiana! The stateís bicentennial begins in 2016 and plans to celebrate it extend throughout the year! Read more >

Illuminate Your Holiday at Marionís Walkway of Lights

Iím not complaining about the moderate temps weíve been experiencing (at least in northern Indiana). Itís certainly better than snow in my book. But I admit the gray skies weíve had instead had left me a little down. I knew Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Brunoís Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away.†This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Strolling the Central Canal Indianapolis

We all know our warm fall days are limited. I encourage you before the jam-packed holiday season is upon us to visit a calm, cozy outdoor locale in downtown Indianapolis that is away from the hustle and bustle of city Read more >

Giddyup at Rawhide Ranch in Brown County

If there would be a place of heaven on earth for me, it would have to revolve around horses. Iíve loved them since I was a little girl. Our family has always ridden while on vacation. Recently, I discovered a Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphiís Harvest Festival

Youíve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? Youíve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >

Haunted Fun in Northern IN

Itís that time of year when thereís a chill in the air Ė a spooky, fun-filled chill for thrill seekers! This thrill-seeker can recommend†haunted activities located†in northern Indiana. I dare you to check them out†this Halloween! Hysterium For Halloween aficionados Read more >