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Affordable, fun spring break awaits in French Lick

As a kid, checking into a resort for spring break made me absolutely giddy. There was something about those perfect white sheets and no pressure to make my bed.... And no matter what time we would check in — even if it was past bedtime — I would beg, beg, beg my mom and dad to…

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Maple Syrup

I'm a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn't? So I've been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Photo Credit: Sugar Camp Days Maple Syrup Festival in Brown County The 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival will be…

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Conner Prairie - FOR FREE!

I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. Courtesy of Conner Prairie You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers of past presidents. Courtesy…

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Enjoy Cabaret at Ft Wayne's LaSalle Bed and Breakfast Inn

Sion House features French paintings and decor. Sion Bass may not be a household name, but he holds distinction as the first Colonel from Indiana to be killed in the Civil War. Originally from Kentucky, he moved his family to Fort Wayne and lived in a two-story home in what is now the downtown part…

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Science Central -- Fun Learning

It had been years since my family had visited Science Central in downtown Fort Wayne. The former City Light & Power building could not be more conducive to exploration as its two coal-powered steam generators and three boilers, now colorfully painted bright colors, tower over the city of Fort…

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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. The Wayne County Tourism Bureau…

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Danville Chocolate Walk

It's February and if you aren't thinking about chocolate then you need to be. And what better way than to participate in the Danville Chocolate Walk. But, this isn't your typical walk - 5k or otherwise ... this one is all about the chocolate!" "Participants" begin their self-guided experience by…

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Spend Valentine's Day with Gene Stratton-Porter

Geneva Stratton-Porter Limberlost cabin in Geneva. If you’re looking for a quirky event to attend on Valentine’s Day, check out the ‘Midwinter Movie Night: a Limberlost Valentine’s Day event’ at the Limberlost State Historic Site Visitor Center in Geneva. Wooden furniture pieces from Porter's home…

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