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.
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
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
Dad worked for Amtrak. Train rides were part of my childhood. So when I heard about the Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine excursion, I arranged for tickets for my husband and me! Jasper is located in Dubois County, southwest of... Read more
Now for more attractions in Jasper, Indiana. Two of my favorites are literally around the block from each other. First – Spirit of Jasper Train. Several years ago, the city got behind the project of revitalizing the old town depot.... Read more
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