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GoApe! at Eagle Creek Park

I recently had the chance to check out the GoApe! Treetop Adventure at Eagle Creek Park.  The attraction is often described as a zipline, but it’s more than that. It’s actually a series of four high ropes courses, each ending Read more >

Kershaw, Tippin headline Vevay’s 41st Swiss Wine Festival

Dust off those boots, grab a cowboy hat and head to Vevay, IN, for an evening of country music along the scenic Ohio River–Switzerland County-style! Join country music legends Sammy Kersaw and Aaron Tippin at the 41st annual Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN. The event will be held  Thurs., Read more >

Did you say FREE?!

Why yes, yes I did. Conner Prairie, Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate will open it’s doors with free admission on Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 as part of the national Museum Day. This day is meant as a celebration of the dissemination Read more >

Indy’s First Mini Maker Faire

Lego Mosaics. Electric Motorcycle. Mind Controlled Robotic Arm. Yarn Bombing. What do all of these have in common? They are created by people who enjoy bridging the gap between technology and the imagination. They are Makers. And while musicians and Read more >

Faeries, Sprites and Lights at Minnetrista is a faerie wonderland!

On a Friday night in July, I will step through a magical door and onto the brick paths of Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista. There will be luminaries lighting my path. I will be holding hands with my tiny daughters, dressed Read more >

Run Here! Turkey Run State Park

Camping is a perfect way to get back in touch with nature while discovering the history of the land. Turkey Run State Park, in Kingman, Indiana, is a great place to take the family for an outdoor adventure full of Read more >

Into the Wild: Exploring Indiana’s Only Designated Wilderness Area

Believe it or not, lasagna in a bag actually tastes pretty good — especially after a long hike in the middle of nowhere. Eating dehydrated food cooked with sterilized lake water is just one of several new experiences I had Read more >