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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 >

60 Miles of Fall Splendor Along the Cardinal Greenway

  Indiana once boasted thousands of miles of railroads. Beginning with the Indianapolis and Madison Railroad in the 1840s, companies both large and small laid track all across the Hoosier state connecting Indiana cities to rural hamlets and regional metropolises 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 >

Learn to Kayak & Paddleboard at These 5 Amazing Spots

Shallow streams, a great lake, a nationally recognized waterway, small lakes and ponds can all be found in the South Shore. We’ve put together a list of water trails for beginners complete with rental locations. Have your own equipment? Looking 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 >

Richmond for Kids (And Adults Too!)

It has been a year or so since I spent a few days in Richmond/Wayne County (just an hour or so east of Indy) and my visit was overdue! It is amazing all we experience when we are there. Veach’s 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 >

Kids Go Wild for the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Have you been to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. What a gem of an attraction.We had been there a few years back and honestly I forgot how much I loved this place! Not only do they have wonderful animals but 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 >