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Boomer TV: The Hoosier State Train

Visit Indiana’s Mark Newman recently appeared on Boomer TV to discuss The Hoosier State Train. A transit option between Indianapolis and Chicago, the train travels through Western Indiana with stops in Indianapolis, Crawfordsville, Lafayette, Rensselaer, Dyer and Chicago.

Holiday World brings back iconic first ride

What do you give a park for its 70th birthday? If you’ve been around the block a few times, you already know that Holiday World started out as Santa Claus Land, with an opening day of August 3, 1946. That’s Read more >

Spirit of Jasper … Train Excursion Extraordinaire

A few years back I got to visit the Spirit of Jasper train while touring the area. I loved the old train depot … And how they have reinvented the train cars. Now visitors can choose from several excursions to Read more >

Riding the rails in Northern Indiana

Don’t let the fear of lake effect snow and icy highways deter you from visiting the northern part of Indiana this winter. Avoid potentially dangerous road conditions and hop aboard the South Shore Line instead. The train runs all day Read more >