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You’ll Love this Covered Bridge Town in Western Indiana

Parke County is known for its covered bridges, 31 to be exact. To celebrate their unique collection of covered bridges, Parke County hosts a county-wide Covered Bridge Festival each year, always starting on the second Friday in October. This year, Read more >

At Old Jail Inn, spend a comfy night behind bars. Really!

The Old Jail Inn on the downtown square in Rockville is probably the only place in Indiana where you can stay overnight in a prison cell because you want to, not because you have to. This bed and breakfast with nine Read more >

The 50th Annual Parke County Maple Syrup Festival

The third weekend of February, 23rd and 24th, and the first weekend of March, 2nd and 3rd, marks the 50th annual Parke County Maple Syrup Festival in Rockville. March marks the time that maple syrup producers start tapping the local Read more >

Feast on October’s Fall Festivals – 2012

Though the kids are back in school, Indiana hasn’t finished celebrating its heritage of food and fun. Let the Hoosier state spice up your weekends with these exciting fall festivals. Check out these highlight events, then, find more in the Events Read more >

Parke County’s Covered Bridge Festival

If you knew me, you probably wouldn’t think that I count down the days until the Covered Bridge Festival in Parke county. The majority of my life consists of social media and culinary adventures, so why would I look forward Read more >

Covered Bridge Festival- An Indiana Tradition

One of Indiana’s most popular traditions is the Covered Bridge Festival- and why wouldn’t it be? Held in Parke County, the “Covered Bridge Capital of the World,” the festival spans across multiple cities and draws visitors from all over the Read more >

The Covered Bridge Festival: A New Type of Fall Fun

Parke County. What’s so special about a tiny county in Western Indiana? You’d be surprised. Parke County claims the title of the Covered Bridge Capital of the World and it hosts one of the biggest festivals incorporating covered bridges. The Read more >

The Covered Bridge Festival (Minus the Covered Bridges)

I’ve heard a lot of great things about the Covered Bridge Festival that attracts thousands of Indiana residents and tourists every October. A couple of my friends have been a few times, but it seems like an event for families Read more >

Parke County Maple Syrup Festival

The Parke County Maple Syrup Festival is already underway, with one more weekend to go. But don’t worry, there’s still time. The festival runs February 27 & 28, and March 6 & 7. At the end of the winter, Parke Read more >