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Wayne County: A Treasure Trove of Art, History & Culture

  A cultural renaissance is underway in Richmond and Wayne County. Artists and artisans, chefs and confectioners, antique dealers and historians all work together to make Wayne County a destination for those interested in spending a weekend with the arts, Read more >

Levi and Catherine Coffin: Historic Hoosier Heroes

History is all over our beautiful state and while I rarely play favorites, suffice it to say that the Levi and Catherine Coffin House in Fountain City is one of my favorites. I’ve visited this site numerous times, but this Read more >

Richmond Dining At Its Best

Every time I visit Richmond and Wayne County I come home full. Not only from experiences (see some of my visits here and here), but also from the extraordinary restaurants. This last time was no exception … The Kitchen at Read more >

Richmond for Adults (and some kids too!)

I recently highlighted my trip to Richmond (just an hour east of Indy) and focused on the kid friendly places we stopped. But it is important to note the other stops that were full of learning, history and fun. Model Read more >

Richmond for Kids (And Adults Too!)

It has been a year or so since I spent a few days in Richmond/Wayne County (just an hour or so east of Indy) and my visit was overdue! It is amazing all we experience when we are there. Veach’s Read more >

Take a Sip (or Several) on the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail

I heart trails. It honestly doesn’t matter what kind: antique trails, fairy trails, even hiking trails, but I want to tell you about a new trail I just heard about: the Heartland Wine and Ale Trail. If you haven’t been Read more >

Cambridge City Marks Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Death

All this month, Cambridge City (just about an hour east of Indianapolis) will be marking a significant national event – the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train procession.If you don’t know, Cambridge City is situated on the historic Read more >

Head to Richmond for an adventure back in time

Rich history, incredible artifacts, and the only two Egyptian mummies in the state of Indiana. Where can you find all of these things in one exciting Eastern Indiana community? At the Wayne County Historical Museum and the Joseph Moore Museum Read more >

Cuddle Up in Richmond this Valentine’s Day

  Free chocolate tastings along the Chocolate Trail, specialty wine, craft beer, local fine dining, and cozy accommodations are just some of the highlights that make Richmond, Indiana the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine getaway with that special someone. Read more >

Homage to Hoagy Carmichael in Bloomington and Richmond, Indiana

Indiana has produced two great composer-lyricists (what we call “songwriters” these days): Cole Porter of Peru (Miami County), and Hoagy Carmichael of Bloomington (Monroe County). While Hoagy may not have his own bed-and-breakfast like Porter, he does have his own Read more >