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History Comes to Life at Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Did you know Indiana will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2016? It’s hard to imagine all of the events that have happened in this state for the past two centuries. I appreciate historic re-enactments and festivals and other historic events Read more >

Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival

  Fall is my favorite season, mainly because one of my favorite events of the year takes place – Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival. This annual festival, held at Hier’s Park (547 S. Briant Street) in Huntington, began in Read more >

Ride, Walk, Bike on Cardinal Greenways

In early 1990s the CSX train abandoned its rail line around Muncie. Rather than let the line lie unused, people made the rail line into a bike trail. By 1998 the first asphalt trail of the Cardinal Greenways  was established. As Read more >

Fort Harrison State Park

State Parks – a gem across the state in Indiana. I’ve visited my share (McCormick’s Creek, Prophetstown, Turkey Run) and I love them all. Last month I had the opportunity to return to one I hadn’t been to in awhile Read more >

Fourwinds Resort and Marina

I am always happy when I have an excuse to Visit Bloomington and my last visit was no exception. I attended a tourism luncheon at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina and had no idea about this gem located right on Read more >

Bluffton’s Washington Street Inn, Ouabache State Park– What a Weekend!

  I’ve been in some lovely Bed and Breakfast Inns. Most of those from Indiana have been reported here in other posts.   As for inns with lovely interiors and an unusual theme, I have to mention the Washington Street Read more >

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

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 >