Indiana Insider Blog

Two Southeast Indiana State Parks Perfect For a Getaway

Am I a person who hikes miles in the wilderness, climbs mountains, enters a triathlon? That would be a "no". Even if you're not an outdoor adventurer, you'll enjoy a drive or stroll through these two southeast Indiana State Parks on a beautiful day. Bring the whole family, a few friends, your…

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This Rural Heritage Tour Transports You to the 1800s

Be transported to the 1800s when the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, two of Switzerland County’s National Register sites, join forces on Saturday October 7, 10am-5pm & Sunday October 8, noon-5pm, for the annual Rural Heritage Tour. From domestic arts to period pastimes, the Rural Heritage…

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These Caverns Bring Your Adventure Above Ground

Recently, I was able to venture down to Southern Indiana - Harrison County. The main reason for my visit was visiting Squire Boone Caverns. Clearly this destination features caves, but the adventure continues above ground, making it an amazing place for family fun. Most Southern Indiana folk…

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Flowers, Fudge & Fun at this Southern Indiana Greenhouse

My figs are starting to leaf out so spring must be trying to arrive in southeast Indiana. That means it’s time to start planting, so I’m off to visit McCabe’s Greenhouse & Floral, 1066 W Eads Pkwy in Lawrenceburg. I Love Pansies This family owned and operated business began in 1974 on the…

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Be Inspired at the Decatur Sculpture Tour

It’s amazing what one can construct with hundreds of pieces of metal. Maybe even a horse. If you don't believe me, go to Decatur, Indiana and observe “Seat’s Taken’. It is a new sculpture designed and assembled by Decatur resident and sculptor Gregory Mendez. From the front it appears to be…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Minnetrista this Summer

Guest Blog by Sam Condon, Communications Specialist at Minnetrista Set to arrive May 14, 2016, THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit was Created by Miami Children’s Museum and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products as a journey of self-discovery that’s fun for the whole family. Summer is just…

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Celebrate Fiber Arts Festival at Salomon Farm

I love to see kids experience live farm animals face-to-face like sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits. Dozens of these furry creatures will be hand at the petting zoo at the annual Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Festival in Fort Wayne on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14. Fort Wayne is in the northeastern part…

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Welcome to Fairyville at Nickel Plate Arts campus!

WANTED: A little girl who believes in make-believe fairies and likes to dress up with wings and build a fairy house and is not afraid to talk to fairies. I’m not making this up. The 4th Annual Welcome to Fairyville event at the Nickel Plate Arts campus on April 20-23 in Noblesville sounds like so…

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