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Finding Hidden Gems in Madison County

I’ve been to Madison County several times. I’ve been to Pendleton and it’s one of the small towns I love in Indiana. Falls Park provided hours of entertainment for my little one. From splashing around to enjoying the playing, you Read more >

Spring Break Fun in Clark & Floyd Counties

Still looking for more ideas for spring break close to home? Here’s an great option in Southern Indiana – Clark Floyd Counties. I spent a weekend here last year and vowed to go back and hit some areas I just Read more >

Ski Packages are Here!

It is definitely winter in Indiana. Why not take advantage of the weather with a ski package? Yes, you read that right … a ski package in Indiana.Spring Mill Inn in Southern Indiana has partnered with Paoli Peaks to offer Read more >

McCormick’s Creek State Park

My husband grew up going to McCormick’s Creek State Park and had fond memories of his time there. So, when he had a random Friday afternoon off this summer (a rarity in his business) we jumped on the opportunity to Read more >

Turkey Run State Park

Did you know that April 22-29 is National Parks Week? A perfect time to reflect on one of my favorite Indiana State Parks! Located less than an hour and half west of downtown Indianapolis is the state’s second oldest park Read more >

Creepy Crafts, Costumes, Campsites and Campfires at Monroe Reservoir

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Jill Vance: Jill Vance is the interpretive naturalist at Monroe Reservoir, the largest lake in the state of Indiana. She has worked for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs since 2004. Her outdoor interests include Read more >

Morel Mushroom Festival at Brown County State Park

Who would think that such a wrinkled, little fungus would raise such a fuss among foodies and mushroom lovers. But mention Morel mushrooms to people, and they get a glazed look in their eyes, and their mouths begin to water. Read more >

The Song of Shades State Park A Magical, Mystical Place

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Evan McBrooom: Evan McBroom www.evanmcbroom.com There are places in the U.S. where Ive traveled a special handful of places where Ive truly felt as through Ive traveled not only to a place, Read more >

White River State Park Summer Concert Series (2009)

White River State Park’s Summer Concert Series is back again this summer with another great lineup for the summer of 2009. This year’s lineup is below: 5/15 (6:30 PM) – Fall Out Boy with Metro Station, Cobra Starship, All Time Read more >

Visit Indiana Flickr Photo of the Week (Week 14, 2009)

This week’s Flickr Photo of the week very closely resembles our 2009 Indiana Travel Guide Cover. This shot was taken on Sugar Creek on a canoe ride while passing through Turkey Run State park. If you love getting in the Read more >