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Derby Dinner Playhouse Entertains, Educates

I love theatrical productions, everything from community theater to Broadway shows. That’s why one of my newest finds in the Hoosier state — the Derby Dinner Playhouse is exciting! Derby Dinner, as per its nickname, is located in Clarksville across the Read more >

Azaleas

Do you love flowers? I have the perfect spot for you: the Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in Hazelton (roughly halfway between Vincennes and Evansville).Within 50 acres you can see over 4,000 azaleas plus a large variety of unusual Read more >

Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >

Hoosier Favorite Water Park?

For more than 65 years, families have traveled from all over the nation to the tiny town of Santa Claus, Indiana, to visit the town’s namesake and ride a few rides. What started as Santa Claus in 1946 grew to Read more >

The Travel Channel Comes to Santa Claus (Indiana)

The Travel Channel made a recent visit to Santa Claus, Indiana to film for an upcoming show. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the filming that happened. Read more >

New Wine Trail Kicks Off in Southern Indiana

The rolling hills of Southern Indiana are the perfect setting for a relaxing trail through vineyards and wineries. The Hoosier Wine Trail begins in Clarksville, north of Louisville, and ends in Lynnville, east of Evansville. With nine picturesque stops along Read more >

Two Indiana Towns on “Best Small Towns” List

Both Bloomington and Santa Claus, Ind. are finalists in Rand McNally and USA Today’s search for the country’s best small towns in its Best of the Road contest. On June 15, ten amateur “road rally” teams begin visiting the towns in Read more >