Get affordable summer fun for the entire family with these Indiana family vacation plans. Check them all out and book your trip soon!

Travel historic US 27 into Randolph County Indiana and find fine art, Amish wares, culinary indulgences, fascinating museums and antiques, among many other tourism spots.We are home to over a hundred fine artisans. Many have showrooms or have their wares available at fairs and our multiple galleries. Discover historical, railroad, firefighter, glass and soldier museums holding fascinating stories and artifacts.

An explosion of several new locally-owned restaurants coupled with some of the area’s best-loved eateries has made Gibson County southwestern Indiana’s go-to dining destination! Whether your taste buds crave a quiet meal at a romantic bistro, a “blue-plate special” at a nostalgic diner, or something in-between, foodies are raving about the dining opportunities that are springing up around Gibson County. Ethnic offerings run the gamut from American to Thai, including [...]

Grab the crew and go! Make your way to Historic Corydon, Harrison County in Southern Indiana. Harrison County is fast becoming a wine lover’s dream. Whether you prefer white, red, sweet or dry you will be sure to discover a new favorite, or two. All of our wineries offer complimentary wine tastings served with Southern Hospitality. Start your day at Indian Creek Winery then make your way to Harrison County’s newest winery, Quibble Hill Winery. After that take a scenic drive to Scout Mountain Winery where you can sit outside and enjoy the view. Cap off the evening with dinner in Historic Downtown Corydon and an overnight stay at one of our local hotels. Begin the next day with a trip through the rolling hills of Southern Indiana that will lead you to Best Vineyards Winery. Finish your getaway at Turtle Run Winery where every Sunday afternoon from May to November some of the regions [...]

Enjoy the history of those who lived in Noble County, Indiana, located in the northeast part of the state.  Their stories will come alive as you pass their eternal resting places. Historic cemeteries were often designed to welcome visitors’ to explore their grounds surrounded by peace, quiet and nature. Along the trail, you will learn of people who will make you laugh, cry and walk away with a new-found respect for their lives and contributions.

This road trip is like no other featuring over eight historic cemeteries across several northern Indiana counties and communities, along the Grand Army of the Republic Highway

Guided, group, and self-guided tours through these silent cities of stone are available.

For more information, contact the Noble County Visitors Bureau at 1-877-202-5761 or Don’t forget to find us on your favorite social media; we are on Facebook, Google+, and [...]

The Redhead Express

Redhead Express is a 4 sister act originally from Alaska, and now hailing from Nashville, Tennessee.  The girls have spent the past 5 years touring with their family band across the country.  Now they are poised for success in the country music industry as they prepare for the studio to cut their first album with renown producer, Paul Worley (Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Band Perry, Lady Antebellum).  The girls are:  Kendra-22- lead singer, songwriter, and guitar; LaRae- 21- utility man on banjo, dobro and guitar and tenor harmony; Alisa- 19- 2nd lead and baritone singer as well as fiddle/mandolin; Meghan- 16- on bass and tenor harmony.

The Redheads are like any sisters.  They get along pretty well, except when the hormones are raging!  At this stage of life, there is constant chatter, giggles and stories about love- love lost, love found, love longing.  5 years of traveling all across the country has [...]

The National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture will host its traditional cultural arts classes for adults and children at the Women’s Building at the beautiful Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana, August 3 through August 5 2013. The classes explore the arts, crafts, traditions and culture of Great Lakes Native Americans through hands-on workshops and presentations by Native American tradition bearers, talented artisans and experts on Native American culture. The Jay County Fairgrounds are on the northeast side of Portland on the corner of Votaw and Morton Streets. Registration is 8 to 9 am Saturday, August 3. Welcome Circle starts at 9 am Saturday. Class hours are 9 am to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 pm daily. This year there will be only one session: Classes begin after the Welcome Circle Saturday August, 3, continues all day Saturday, all day Sunday and until noon Monday. Closing Circle is at 1 pm Monday. Some [...]

BLEND is the a cappella doo-wop group bringing back hits from the 50’s and 60’s with a twist of fun! They make very clear in their frivolous act that they love what they do.  Blend was formed at John A. Logan College as a minor project that quickly blossomed into the makings of a successful career for its four members. “We started in 2005 for a talent show and ended up winning it. From there, we found we had a unique sound. So, we decided to pursue it as a career,” said Estes. The real strength of Blend lies in their ability to entertain crowds of all ages with their renditions of songs which most everyone has heard at one point or another all while keeping a Christian undertone. On top of their classic doo-wop routine they are also a deeply spiritual group and love to share their gospel music as well.    In 2008, Blend [...]

Visitors from around the nation visit Grant County, Indiana in search of the Garfield statues scattered throughout the region. This unique attraction is a scavenger hunt of sorts, which includes stops in nine northeast Indiana communities. An audio tour and trail map created by the Grant County Visitors Bureau guide visitors from one town to the next to find festive statues of Garfield the Cat

The Garfield Trail is collaboration among the towns of Fairmount, Jonesboro, Gas City, Marion, Matthews, Sweetser, Swayzee and Van Buren. The project was initiated in honor of the Garfield cartoon creator, Jim Davis, who is an area native. Jim Davis grew up on a farm near Fairmount, Indiana. Davis created the Garfield character and founded Paws, Inc. in 1981. Today, Garfield is the most widely syndicated comic strip in the world. Over 200 million people in 63 countries read [...]

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