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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 >

The Enchanted Fairy Trail – A Magical Adventure For The Whole Family

As a young child did you ever fantasize about being in a fairy tale and seeing mystical beings? Wayne County is turning into a fairy tale of its own. All across Wayne County fairy doors, houses, and gardens are magically appearing in various locations and businesses. Currently there Read more >

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Brings Classical Music to East Central Indiana

I grew up in East Central Indiana, Muncie to be exact. When I was growing up, there were two symphony orchestras in the area: Muncie, and Richmond. At 37,000 people, Richmond is one of the smallest cities, if not the Read more >

State Road 38 Garage Sale – from Noblesville to Hagerstown – May 18 & 19, 2012

If you’re a fan of the U.S. 40 National Road Yard Sale — one of the country’s longest yard sales, stretching through six states, from Baltimore to St. Louis — you’ll like it’s little brother, the State Road 38 Garage Read more >

Veach’s Toy Store – An Amazing Adventure

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Susan Ray: Susan is a freelance writer and co-founder of a local writers’ group. She loves her life in Indianaand is passionate about discovering and sharing the little known treasures and the unexpected beauty Read more >

A Historical Adventure in Wayne County

Spring Break in Indiana is unpredictable. Unfortunately my daughter’s spring break fell during a cold and snowy week so our plans to visit the Indy zoo and walk the trails at Cope Environmental Center had to be modified. To make Read more >