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This Indiana Town Offers Epic Shopping Experiences

If you are looking for an Indiana experience that includes beautiful scenery, charming shops that look like something out of a movie, tasting rooms serving up Indiana wines, places teeming with homemade foods, epic trails to get out and be active and SO MUCH MORE…then Read more >

The 5 Must Stops in This Amazing Southern Indiana Town

Home to great German heritage, this Southern Indiana town has a thriving downtown and a growing craft beer scene, making it a perfect spot for a getaway. Home to Strassenfest, where for a weekend each summer lederhosen and accordions reign Read more >

This Indiana City is Bursting With New Downtown Boutiques

This Indiana city’s downtown has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years which has inspired a growing number of entrepreneurs to open downtown boutiques and take advantage of the increased visitor activity. Downtown Fort Wayne is well-known for Read more >

The Antique Shop in Madison Where You Can Find Your Inner Artist

A historic town on the Ohio River, Madison is a wonderful place to visit, and it is home to great shopping and art. One shop provides great antiques and the ability to channel your inner artist. Little Golden Fox is Read more >

An Antique Shopping Marathon on the Junkin’ Trail

About 2 years ago, in the rolling hills of southeast Indiana, a handful of antique shops banded together and to organize the Southeast Indiana Junkin’ Trail. They haven’t stopped since: every year the trail has grown, adding new members. They now Read more >

These Two Small Towns are a Perfect Shopping Getaway

From a gorgeous lakeside village to a picturesque main street in a small town, these two boutique shopping destinations in northeast Indiana – the Village at Winona and the Town of Roanoke – are the perfect combination for a girlfriends shopping Read more >

Essenhaus: Fried Chicken, Flea Market and… Fashion Show?

Amish Country in Northern Indiana is a place I visit frequently and has become a reunion of sorts for my family. Flea market, fried chicken and friends is what I equate with the area, but now I have something new Read more >

Treasure Hunters Love This Southern Indiana Antique Market

On the first Sunday in May, Martha and I dusted off our hunting gear (tote bags, wheeled cart, good walking shoes) and headed out at the crack of dawn for the opening of hunting season at the Tri-State Antique Market Read more >

Wine, Dine & Unwind at This Historic Farm & Winery

When you’re in southeast Indiana and ask people what to do, I guarantee someone will say, “You need to visit Stream Cliff Farm.” People visit Stream Cliff for all kinds of reasons: to dine, taste wine, buy plants, enjoy the Read more >

The Farm-to-Fork BBQ That Revitalized This Small Town

I’ve been hearing rumblings for a while about a small town in northeast Indiana that is home to a barbecue place that serves up food so good it will blow your mind. So after yet another recent recommendation from friends about Read more >