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Look for TraveliN to visit your town! 2018 marks a decade that Travel Indiana has been canvassing the state, looking to uncover that next great Indiana destination! For ten years, we’ve been traveling Indiana, uncovering hidden gems, unique experiences, and out-of-the-way destinations that make our state special, and we’ve loved sharing them with you, our reader. But most notably, we’ve been meeting the people behind the scenes who have a sincere devotion to promoting and embracing tourism throughout Indiana. From shop and restaurant owners, attraction operators, performing arts advocates, museum tour guides, and local tourism directors, it’s this collection of people and places that make Indiana “authentic.”

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Riverfronts, Lakeshores & Resorts A new year means new opportunities for travel, and now’s the time many of us are making our annual vacation plans. Statistics show that one-third of Americans visit coastal areas each year, confirming our strong draw to the water and the activities surrounding it. But if you think you have to travel outside of Indiana to get your fix— think again.

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The Shores of Indiana’s Lakes Indiana may not be the Land of 10,000 lakes like Minnesota, but large or small, natural or manmade, the state has its share of aquatic allure.

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shared with Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin. Lake Michigan’s nature can be as variable as Indiana weather­— if you don’t like it, just wait a minute and it’ll change, as the saying goes. Depending on how the wind blows, the lake can be calm and gentle, rolling and nervous, or wild and raging and full of ominous power. It’s all part of what makes the largest natural lake along the state’s northwest border so enticing and attractive for visitors. Nature lovers can find miles of dune trails to hike, beaches to swim, bogs to explore, and wildlife to spot, while anglers have ample opportunity to catch salmon, trout, perch and other game fish. According to the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, between Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park, there are 60 miles of trails, 350 different bird species, 15 miles of beach, and 1,100 flowering plants and ferns. Both the park—one of twenty state parks nationally to be nominated for the USA Today Best State Parks list this year—and national lakeshore offer plenty of camping opportunities from full electric sites, to more primitive wooded campgrounds. Indiana Dunes State Park boasts three miles of lakeshore beaches and 200-foot high sand dunes along with wooded nature trails amongst and behind the dunes. The Southern tip of Lake Michigan traverses a crescent-shaped shoreline from where Chicago blends into Indiana east into Michigan City. It’s a beautiful journey of beaches, dunes, forests, and charming towns, both big and small.


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WhoaZone, touted as one of the largest water playgrounds in the Midwest, is an important component of the remarkable remaking of Whiting, nestled on the Indiana state line just one soaring bridge across the Calumet River and Harbor from Chicago. Once known for its tough industrial grittiness, oil refineries and the huge Unilever Brothers building capped with a largerthan-life box of one of the laundry soaps they produced, Whiting has morphed into an uber cool city, attracting visitors from around the country. Noting that WhoaZone at Whihala Beach in Whiting, is a naturebased, active summer destination for families to enjoy, Amy Frets, Director of Communications for the City of Whiting, describes this popular attraction as a floating waterpark made up of slides, trampolines, towers, wiggle bridges, monkey bars, and numerous other play features which combined create a large obstacle course on the lake. “It’s the first of its kind for Lake Michigan,” says Frets, adding that WhoaZone at Whihala offers rentals for stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, beach cabanas, merchandise, and more. “The City of Whiting has benefited greatly from this addition to the lakefront by attracting more visitors from out of town. In 2017, the WhoaZone attracted nearly 21,000 visitors representing 34 different states and multiple countries.” Just a short walk from the beach, Whiting’s historic downtown offers a plethora of boutiques and eateries as well as the Hoosier Theatre, with its ornate terra-cotta façade and first run movies, built in 1931. The city’s famed Pierogi Fest alone draws more than 300,000 people for the three-day event. “The goal is to bring people to our city and provide them with a family-fun and unique experience,” explains Mayor Joseph M. Stahura. “Visitors can enjoy our parks, beach, stadium district, special events and attractions, as well as

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Marquette Park Pavilion, with its twin towers and grand two-story entryway above the lagoon in the Grand Calumet River, has been a focal point since first opening in 1923. Winner of the 2014 Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration, the pavilion is unique in that architect George W. Maher incorporated elements of both the Prairie School and Italian Renaissance Revival styles into his design. The pavilion is just one aspect of Marquette Park, a 1.4-mile swatch of white sand beach, sand dunes, inland ponds, bridges, wetlands, indigenous oak savanna, and even an island bordered by the Indiana Dunes National

Many of the streams, creeks, rivers and inland lakes of Northwest Indiana have been incorporated into Blueways— water passages easily navigable for paddlers. Included in that list is Lake George in downtown Hobart where a pretty waterfront park features seasonal farmers markets, outdoor movies and a brick walkway along its shoreline. Experience sun-drenched, sugar sand beaches, and crystal clear waters on the Southern coast of Lake Michigan, in Miller Beach, Indiana. Only 40 minutes from Chicago and a short drive to hundreds of attractions for guests of all

Lakeshore. Nestled within the park is the ages. You’ll find unsurpassed beachfront vacation neo-classical style Aquatorium, also designed by rental homes bordering the Indiana Dunes National Maher in 1921. Lakeshore, one of the most diverse ecosystems in the TERRACE AT VILLA SANTORINI The uber-cute town of Chesterton is known for its world, which offers miles of pristine nature trails, unspoiled European-style farmers market as well as being the gateway dunes, and postcard views of the Chicago Skyline. Since 2008, to both the Indiana State Dunes and the Indiana National Dunes they have hosted thousands of guests for multi-generational Lakeshore, with their towering dunes, woodlands, hiking trails, family reunions, friend’s getaways, intimate weddings, milestone native species of plants and animals, bogs and pristine beaches. birthdays and anniversaries, and corporate retreats.

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moments Capture open air experiences in kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, sand bar floats, beaches, parks, splash pads, preserves, and over 180 miles of hiking, biking and mountain bike trails. Hop on one of three tour boats to kick back after your re-energizing outdoor adventures.

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Engage your family in the art of discovery in Indiana’s Kosciusko County, located in Indiana’s Cool North.

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Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan beachfront is only one of our state’s many paths along a water’s edge. Throughout the state, Hoosiers are taking advantage of waterways, creating not only outdoor recreational offerings but also trendy riverfronts offering retail, restaurants and more. Lake Michigan is unquestionably the most awe-inspiring lake bordering the state, but inland lakes around Indiana offer ample opportunities for sport and recreation. There are literally hundreds of lakes large and small in Indiana—too many to name in one story, so here’s just a sampling of the more notable lakes in the state. Also in northern Indiana are two counties known for their sheer number of lakes: Kosckiusko and Steuben. They both offer loads of recreational activities, waterfront resorts,and lakeside dining. LAKE WAWASEE

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Kosckiusko County is home to 100 lakes and offers Steuben County boasts 101 lakes, and one of the everything to go along with waterfront fun. Here you’ll find most popular is Lake James, where you’ll find Pokagon Oakwood Resort, located on Lake Wawasee—Indiana’s State Park nestled on its shores. This picturesque 1,260largest natural lake. Along with guest rooms, acre park has hiking trails, beaches, an the resort offers vacation homes for rent, interpretive nature center, boat rental, and guests and non-guests can both and guided horse rides. Also here is enjoy lakeside dining at their Pier the Potawatomi Inn, a 138-room and Back Porch restaurant. Also hotel offering two restaurants, in the county is the Village of library, cabin suites, gift shop Winona, an adorable, historic and indoor pool, and of course, village on the shores of beach. There are plenty of Winona Lake. It offers events, marinas throughout the county shopping, and of course some for renting boats, and numerous great lakeside dining options. waterfront dining options. While With 100 lakes, there are plenty not lakeside, Caruso’s restaurant, of dining options by the water in which has been around since the Koskiusko County; but to be on the 1970s, is a must-try. water, reserve a dinner cruise aboard Lake James, near Angola, comes in INDIANA BEACH AMUSEMENT RESORT the SS Lillypad, which has been cruising Lake as Indiana’s fourth largest natural lake at 1,229 Wawasee for more than 29 years. watered acres, and has been dubbed the top choice of www.koscvb.org northeast Indiana’s “Chain of Lakes” in Steuben County.

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There is no denying that everyone can appreciate a beautiful lake scene moment. Whether it is the bright sparkling waters over a quick lunch or a sunset that you will remember long after your evening meal, lakeside dining is a special treat. With incredible views of spectacular lakes in Indiana’s Kosciusko County, including Indiana’s deepest and Indiana’s largest natural lakes, a variety of dining experiences are waiting for you.

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Once the hunting grounds for the Potawatomi Indians, the Indians sold the ground as the European fur traders killed off the area’s wild game. www.lakes101.org Also in northern Indiana is the state’s second largest natural lake: Marshall County’s Lake Maxinkuckee, located in the idyllic town of Culver. It’s here that visitors enjoy quaint boutique shopping, eateries with renowned chefs, lake resort accommodations, and year-round events. Taste of Culver and Culver Lake Fest are two of the summer’s hottest events; while in colder months, Winter Fest draws crowds of people from all over the state.

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Lakes Shafer and Freeman, the twin lakes of White and Carroll

Counties in northwest central Indiana, are a pair of reservoir lakes built on the Tippecanoe River in the 1920s to generate electricity. Shafer is the more well-known of the two lakes with Indiana Beach Amusement Resort, a 90-year-old landmark, just north of the city of Monticello.

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The largest inland lake in Indiana is the man-made reservoir of Lake Monroe with 10,750 acres of water spread over Monroe, Brown, and Jackson counties near Bloomington. The lake boasts nine boat launch sites, more than 200 camp sites, LAKE MONROE cultural arts and interpretive programs, a nature center, volleyball courts, three distinct state recreational areas—Fairfax, Hardin Ridge and Paynetown— beaches, boat rentals, and a full-service marina. On Lake

lake in the state that does it, and we also have floating cabins for rent.” There are plenty of amenities including campsites, 11 miles of hiking/biking trails, a disc golf course, tour boat rides, beer and wine cruises, cottages, a winery and a proximity to other attractions like French Lick and Holiday world. www.patokalakemarina.com

Monroe you will find Fourwinds Marina and Resort, the country’s largest inland marina. www.visitbloomington.com

with 741 watered acres, and the only reservoir lake in the state not created for flood control. Surrounded by limestone and rocky bluffs, caves and fossils, the area offers hiking, swimming, boating, camping, and the only Department of Natural Resources property with a raptor rehabilitation center. www.greatscottindiana.com

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Second of the large reservoirs in Indiana is Patoka Lake at 8,800 watered acres inside Hoosier National Forest in Dubois, Crawford, and Orange Counties. Like Monroe, Patoka was designed for flood control, as well as providing a supply of water for 12 counties. A couple things set Patoka Lake apart from other reservoirs including Monroe, notes Edwards. “For the last several years we’ve had houseboat rentals, we’re the only

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Sometimes called Raccoon Lake from the surrounding Raccoon State Recreation Area, Cecil M. Harden Lake sits amongst a nature lover’s paradise near Rockville in Parke County. The 2,110-acre lake has a variety of plant and animal life around it, as well as aquatic life within it. A side attraction is the nearby Historic Mansfield Roller Mill, an 1880s working flour mill open to visitors. Parke county features 31 covered bridges and is known as “The covered bridge capital of the World.” www.coveredbridges.com Starve Hollow Lake near Vallonia in Jackson County is relatively small at 145 acres, but is set in the 280 acre Starve Hollow Recreation Area. The recreation area is in turn surrounded by 18,000 acres of Jackson-Washington State Forest. Fishing, a swimming beach, rowboat and canoe rentals, tent camping, electric hookup campsites, and rent-acamp cabins are all available at the lake. A full-time interpretive naturalist is also on staff at the Starve Hollow Forest Education Center to assist with nature and forestry related topics. www.jacksoncountyin.com STARVE HOLLOW LAKE

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Make a Splash in the Bend The East Race Waterway in downtown South Bend is the first man-made whitewater rafting course built in North America. Since opening in 1984, over 400,000 residents and visitors have ridden down the East Race with paddles in hand and smiles on their faces. Once a driver of industry producing heat and electricity, the East Race Waterway now produces class 2 rapids and lifelong memories for rafters and kayakers to test their skills and have some summer fun. Every steep drop and every big splash are all a part of the thrill of white water rafting in downtown South Bend. You may even hit one of the rapids and be thrown into the water. You and your fellow rafters will have to work together to keep a steady path as you battle all the twists, turns, and drops along the 1,900-foot-long course. Connected walkways and bridges along the course will allow your family and friends to cheer you on and take photos of your journey down the rapids.

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Spanning twelve miles along the St. Joseph River and connecting South Bend and Mishawaka, the Riverwalk begins and ends in serene and lovely parkways— the 398-acre St. Patrick’s County Park at the northern edge and at the eastern most point, Mishawaka’s Central Park. Along the way, the walk leads past the campuses of both Notre Dame and Indiana University South Bend, the venerable South Bend Farmers Market, Potawatomi Zoo, Park and Conservatories and downtown South Bend. From Mishawaka, the St. Joseph continues on to Elkhart where, in the bustling downtown, it converges with the Elkhart River. A boardwalk, lined with restaurants and stores, is just steps away from the easily accessible Historic Island. Also close by are Ruthmere, a Beaux Arts-style mansion open for tours and the 36-acre Wellfield Botanical Gardens. Here a series of outdoor garden “rooms” are settings for sculptures, water features, bridges and winding pathways.

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The waters of St. Mary’s, St. Joseph, and Maumee Rivers flow together in northeast Indiana near the Ohio border, which is why General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, the Revolutionary War hero, built a fort here in 1794. Now the rivers of Fort Wayne are more about recreation than winning battles. That’s why the city’s “Riverfront Fort Wayne” development group, led by the city’s Parks and Recreation department, was established and are helping the riverfront evolve and develop into a center of activity and powerful source of regional pride. The history of the Fort Wayne waterways is carried on with the introduction of Sweet Breeze, a 54-foot replica of an authentic 1840’s canal boat. The flat bottom boat takes passengers on either a 45- or 90-minute tour offering scenic views of the three rivers. Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot, which organizes the cruises, also offers sunset rides leaving from The Deck at Hall’s Gas House. Wine and other beverages are available for purchase at boarding. But that’s not the only way to travel along the rivers. The Gas House also offers airboat rides on weekend nights. Fort Wayne Outfitters not only rents kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards but takes people on a 90-minute land and water tour on Fort Wayne’s duck boat, an amphibious vehicle built for quick land-to-shore and back trips for troops and supplies during World War II. FW Outfitters is also the launching point for Captain Black’s pontoon tours which travel along the St. Mary’s and St. Joseph rivers as they wind through Fort Wayne’s downtown. The tours are private and can host up to 12 passengers. The city has also developed several water trails for paddlers (kayaks and canoes can also be rented from Earth Adventures) and, for joggers, walkers and cyclists, the 25-mile Rivergreenway Trail running along the banks of the three rivers through 15 parks as it connects Fort Wayne and New Haven.

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Tippecanoe: An Ancient Native American Pathway A designated Canoe Trail and named one of the Top Ten most important freshwater systems in North America by The Nature Conservancy in Rivers of Life: Critical Watersheds for Protecting Biodiversity, the Tippecanoe River flows through the 40-acre Winamac Town Park. “It’s looked at as the gold standard of streams for biological cleanliness by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,” says Krysten L. Hinkle, Project Coordinator for the Pulaski County Community Development Commission. “It winds through the towns of Monterey and Winamac and has inspired many other designated recreational areas, including the Tippecanoe River State Park and a designated Canoe Trail.” The park, which Hinkle describes as phenomenal, features the Soldier & Sailor Memorial Suspension Bridge—a pedestrian bridge crossing the river. For watercraft, there’s Riverside Rentals.

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In lovely historic Richmond, Indiana the spectacular Whitewater Gorge Trail rambles past Thistlethewaite Falls, one of the state’s largest cataracts and the site of several old mills, now long gone. Try the southern route that winds past the remains of Starr-Gennett Piano Company and Recording Studio where several jazz greats including Louie Armstrong and Hoagy Carmichael cut their tunes (look for the stars in the cement) and parallels the river.

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Crawfordsville is the largest town through which the creek flows, and each year visitors flock to the area because of its scenic beauty and the fact that it has one of the largest drops (five feet) per mile of Indiana waterways. Sugar Creek is a favorite destination for canoers and kayakers, and is frequently cited as Indiana’s most beautiful waterways for these activities. Annual events on the creek include the Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race and the Family Friendly Float Trip. In addition to having one of the largest drops, Sugar Creek has towering riparian trees and dramatic sandstone bluffs that line the banks. Scenery along Sugar Creek includes historic mills, covered bridges and variety of wildlife, such as soft-shelled turtles, white-tailed deer, great

Riverfront and Dress Plaza follows the deep crescentshaped bend in the river for more than a mile, from the Tropicana Casino to the LST memorial. Tropicana Evansville began as Indiana’s first riverboat casino. Today, the newly land-based complex has 45,000 square feet of state-ofthe-art gaming space, topflight restaurants, pubs, a piano bar, two riverfront hotels MADISON RIVERFRONT and a pavilion.

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For more than a century, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science has been a wellspring of regional history. Exhibits include contemporary and traditional art galleries, Evansville’s role in WWII, and a 19th century river town visitors can stroll through. Madison’s gem of a river walk encompasses the city’s storied past like the early 18th century Lanthier Winery with its gardens overlooking the water to the fast-moving

Along the Ohio The Ohio River has played a vital role in the development of Evansville by providing trading and travel opportunities for the past two centuries. Evansville’s

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present—the only jet boat tours on the river courtesy of Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Ride. Enjoy numerous river fests like the RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival, Madison Regatta and the Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues. Connecting three great cities­­—Jeffersonville, Clarksville, and New Albany, the Ohio River Greenway is studded with green spaces for picnicking, walking and biking paths, restaurants and retail and easy access to each of these distinctive downtowns. River life is at the heart of Jeffersonville, Clarksville and New Albany, three Hoosier towns once known as the “Gateway to the North.” More than 3,000 ships were launched on the Ohio River from this top U.S. city for steamboat production from the 1860s to the 1930s. Shipbuilding is highlighted at the Howard Steamboat Museum and Mansion, once located adjacent to the largest inland shipyard in the country. Enjoy a stroll above the Ohio River on the milelong Big Four Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge, connecting Jeffersonville to Louisville, Kentucky. Watch the sun set

from Big Four Station Park before dining at one of several riverfront restaurants. The Falls of the Ohio State Park and Interpretive Center in Clarksville has the largest, naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. Clark’s Point, George Rogers Clark’s home, provides a panoramic view of the falls. Once the largest city in Indiana, New Albany was where more than half the Hoosiers worth $100,000+ lived. Today, experience the glories of the Victorian era at the Culbertson Mansion with hand-painted trompe l’oiel designs and stunning plasterwork. Nearby, the Riverfront Amphitheater holds free concerts and festival. Corydon was Indiana’s first capital and offers historic day trips, attractions, and family activities. There’s something for everyone including five wineries, two underground caves and a casino. One of the best riverfront restaurants in the state, the Overlook, is in nearby Leavenworth and offers a 20-mile panoramic vista of the Ohio River. www.thisisindiana.org


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The Wabash River The Wabash Heritage Trail offers visitors unique wildlife and unparalleled views along this 18-mile scenic trailway that begins at Tippecanoe Battlefield in Battle Ground and meanders along Burnett Creek to the Wabash River in Lafayette and West Lafayette. It ends at Fort Ouiatenon. Trail maps and conditions are available at the Wah-ba-shik-a Nature Center, Tippecanoe Battlefield Park. Bicyclists will enjoy the 5-1/2 miles of paved trail in Lafayette and West Lafayette. And, while you’re in the area, be sure and take a ride back in history at the Wabash & Erie Canal Park in Delphi. Enjoy a 35-minute floating trip on “The Delphi,” a replica 19th-century canal boat. Tour guides share adventures and stories of everyday life as it was 150 years ago on the Wabash & Erie Canal. www.homeofpurdue.org Canal Boat Ride in Carroll County Experience history, adventure and pure spring/summer fun at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center. This attraction, 20 minutes north east of Lafayette-West Lafayette, offers an adventure for the whole family. The canal boat ride takes you through a portion of the original Wabash and Erie Canal and a whole pioneer village to explore.

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CANAL BOAT RIDE Terre Haute and Vigo County understand the economic and recreational impact waterways have on local areas. The Wabash River is a big part of their community which is why they’ve created a “Riverscape Vision”, headed up by Wabash River Development & Beautification, Inc. Their goal is to “create a sustainable and active focal point” that includes family-friendly recreation, passive natural areas, and opportunities for education and interpretation about the river. The vision also includes compatible commercial and residential development. www.terrehaute.com

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Sandy beaches and peaceful shorelines are a short drive for most Hoosiers are, there’s one not far from you, and certainly a lot closer than Florida. Indiana’s system of state parks has 32 properties, and all of them offer a chance to relax by the water, from small ponds and creeks to glacial kettle lakes to the nearly mile-wide Ohio River. And each boasts some form of water recreation, from fishing to water skiing. But if you are looking for big water with an array of aquatic opportunities, three categories stand out. The first, summarized already, is Indiana Dunes and Lake Michigan, occupying an entire category on its own. The second is Indiana’s eight large man-made lakes managed by the DNR Division of State Parks for recreation. And the third category consists of Indiana State Park properties along the Ohio and Wabash rivers. They are Clifty Falls, Charlestown, Falls of the Ohio, and O’Bannon Woods state parks on the Ohio, and Harmonie State Park on the Wabash River. Regardless of category, all properties except Falls of the Ohio offer overnight accommodations in the form of modern campgrounds. And Clifty Falls State Park, overlooking the

If you’ve never been, take a cue from Kelly and check it out. But even inland Indiana offers plenty of opportunities. Chances

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Kelly Cochrane had been to Lake Michigan once. She was a kid with her parents, passing through northern Indiana. It was nighttime. The experience didn’t leave much of an impression. So when she visited the lake with her own kids last summer, it was like seeing it for the first time. “It was really beautiful,” she said. Kelly, her fiancé, Jeremy, and their three children, Andrew, 13, Emily, 12, and Aubrey, 11, vacationed in northwest Indiana for four days in July, spending much of their time at Indiana Dunes State Park. The Terre Haute family swam, buried each other in the sand, hiked the trails, and climbed the dunes. “I wanted to go to the beach and didn’t want to go to Florida,” Kelly said. “I just thought it would be a good place to show the kids.” Her instinct was right. When it comes to waterfront destinations in Indiana, the Dunes region is among the most obvious, renowned for its wide, sandy beaches, turquoise water, forested sand hills and fishing opportunities. The state park alone attracts one million visitors annually.

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Indiana’s eight DNR-managed lakes are Brookville, Cagles Mill (aka Lieber), C.M. Harden (aka Raccoon), Hardy, Mississinewa, Monroe, Patoka and Salamonie. The largest is Monroe with nearly 11,000 acres of water. The smallest is Hardy with about 800. Each lake provides at least one swimming beach, boat ramps, and are open to water skiing and other motorized boating. Most have boat rentals through private operators. And, if you ever tire of being on the water, hundreds of acres of natural land surrounds each lake for hiking, camping, bicycling, and more.

“I think my mom gave us the idea of Patoka.” While the family lives among the dramatic landscapes of the mountainous West, Patoka, with its forested shorelines and craggy hillsides, inspired. The family stayed at a private lodge nearby, but visited the lake’s Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area regularly to see the nature center, picnic, hike, swim, and fish. They also rented a pontoon for a day with a slide from the top deck to the water. “The kids loved the pontoon boat,” Emily said. “We went to a quiet cove and swam for hours and hours and hours.”

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The Bergstrom family of Boise, Idaho, Joe, a fly fisherman originally from Idaho, vacationed over July 4 at Patoka Lake near enjoyed catching and identifying Midwestern French Lick. species that were unfamiliar to him. HARMONIE STATE PARK Emily Bergstrom is a native of New Castle, Ind. She “Patoka is really beautiful,” Emily said. and her husband, Joe, wanted to bring the kids, Juni, 7, For some, Indiana’s lakes are more than just a vacation and Otis, 4, back to Indiana to visit family. But they wanted spot. An occasional visit becomes a passion and that passion the casual family reunion to be somewhere exciting. becomes a lifestyle. “We were just looking for something different,” Emily said. Four years ago, Andrea Swift-Hanlon and her husband Matt

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The relocated bridge opened Rose Island to widespread exploration for the first time in decades and new wayside interpretive panels tell Rose Island’s story. A few miles west of Charlestown is Falls of the Ohio State Park, known for its nearly 300-million-year-old fossil bed, which is sometimes exposed and sometimes underwater. The months of August thru October provide the best accessibility to the 220 acres of fossil beds, as the river is at its lowest level during this period. The park also offers fishing and a boat launch, but no overnight lodging. A fourth park borders the Ohio River, O’Bannon Woods State Park, but its frontage is small and undeveloped, and most recreation is land-based. Harmonie along the Wabash is similar to Charlestown with plenty of woods and hills, but also river frontage and a boat ramp. So, this spring as you plan your summer vacation, resist the urge to travel to some saltwater destination. The time you save traveling can be spent relaxing along the thousands of miles of shoreline throughout Indiana.

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with, even away from boating.” At Clifty Falls, the southern property boundary lies just short of the Ohio River. Is the park waterfront? Maybe not, at least technically speaking. But its proximity to water and sweeping hilltop views of the Ohio qualify it, even if you can’t launch a boat or lounge at the beach there. In addition to its view, the park is known for its rugged landscape with cliffs and canyons and waterfalls, and its inn. Visiting historic Madison on a moment’s notice is another park perk. “You really are still in the middle of nowhere if you are in the park,” said Gary Brown of Indianapolis, who lists the park as a favorite. “Madison is a cool town but the park is its own experience, too. You can have multiple enjoyable experiences in a short time.” Charlestown occupies about 5,100 acres on the river, with overlooks and a public boat ramp. Much of the river frontage is along mysterious Rose Island. The “island” is actually a narrow limestone peninsula at the confluence of the river and Fourteenmile Creek. It’s named

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after a resort that operated from 1923 until 1937, when the Ohio River swept much of it downstream. Left behind were the concrete foundations and scattered remains of a hotel, dance hall, zoo, cottages and other buildings, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Manicured green spaces eventually surrendered to nature and became home to bobcats, deer, turkeys and bald eagles. According to some, Rose Island’s location made it a great place to drink and gamble. Stories tell of smoke-filled backrooms, lookouts, FBI raids, and illegal slot machines tossed into Fourteenmile Creek. Access was difficult until 2012, when the park moved in a historic bridge from Portersville to cross the creek.

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sold their Ellettsville home for a condo on the west shore of Monroe Lake. They also bought a 27-foot powercruiser with a cabin. They keep it in a slip at Lake Monroe Marina in Cutright State Recreation Area. On calm, cool nights in the summer, they often find a quiet cove and spend the night on Monroe with their Australian shepherd-mix, Gus. Because their boat is too big to trailer easily, the couple stays on Monroe. But boating on the same lake every weekend hasn’t bothered them. “It’s such a big lake,” Andrea said. “But it’s really about the people you are with that make it so much fun.” Andrea and Matt have met some of their closest friends through boating. The types of friends “who we share our lives

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Get away to Fort Wayne, Indiana for Spring Break! This Spring Break, trade in the sunburn for a trip that’s closer to home and easier on your wallet. In Fort Wayne, Indiana, you’ll find outstanding attractions, amazing special events, and packages that put it all together for you! From the spring opening of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo to opening day of Fort Wayne TinCaps Baseball at Parkview Field, home of the “#1 Minor League ballpark experience,” there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re looking to do some shopping, spring is a perfect time to enjoy a girlfriend getaway during the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale. This April 11-15, over 50,000 people will gather in Fort Wayne to enjoy the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale. The sale offers 40-60% off retail prices on Vera Bradley handbags, luggage, stationary and accessories. And of course, you’ll need a relaxing hotel with all of the comfort and amenities to help you feel right at home, at a price that fits your budget. With over 50 choices, from luxurious full-service hotels to wallet-friendly family hotels, Fort Wayne has just the place for you to relax, unwind, and take a dip in the pool!

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Warsaw Cut Glass Company I Opening its doors in 1911, the master glass artisan painstakingly hand-cuts each piece of crystal on belt-driven wheels. Each piece a true original.

Whetstone Woodenware I Start off your second day in Silver Lake by visiting this charming workshop, where you’ll see the finest in handcrafted wooden utensils and accessories being made.

Warsaw Biblical Gardens I The third largest biblical garden in the U.S., walk through biblical times among the plants, flowers, trees, and herbs.

Village at Winona I Shop the Victorian homes along the scenic canal that have been converted into quaint shops. Lunch at the BoatHouse I Enjoy a lakeside lunch at the upscale-casual BoatHouse, offering an extensive menu ranging from soups and sandwiches to Italian and steak entrees. Tippy Creek Winery I Experience multiple flavors in one trip! Enjoy wine tastings, wine flights, wine slushies and hard cider. Himalayan Salt & Scents I Located inside of Superior Landscaping on US 30, experience three Himalayan salt therapy rooms: a 20-person salt mine cave, a 3-person infrared salt sauna, and a 1-person halo therapy salt bed.

Dinner at The Old Train Depot I After your adventurous first day, have a relaxing dinner at The Old Train Depot in Pierceton, a restored 1860s’ train station with a beautiful brick and wood interior.

Hallmark Ornament Museum (The Party Shop) I The only place where you can see the complete collection of Hallmark ornaments open to the public containing over 5,000 Hallmark Keepsake ornaments.

Lunch at Teel’s Restaurant I Enjoy oldfashioned dining by sampling the ALL-YOU-CANEAT buffet made from treasured family recipes.

Lunch at American Table I A hometown favorite offering 130 made-to-order quality menu items, and celebrating 30 years in business.

Kosciusko County Old Jail Museum I Tour the old sheriff’s home attached to the jail along with the actual cells and bullpens built in 1870.

Pilcher’s Shoes I Opened in 1947, carrying every size shoe from AAA to GG. Bob Pilcher and his staff can size your feet and advise you on the type of shoes you should be wearing.

The Cave on the Square I Located in the Latte Lounge and Gallery in downtown Warsaw, the 13-person salt cave allows you to be surrounded with holistic healing powers for arthritis, lupus, sinus problems and allergies. Dinner at Bella Vitale Italian Eatery I Located inside of Wyndham Garden hotel, enjoy Warsaw’s only Italian restaurant. Wagon Wheel Center for the Performing Arts I End Day 2 with a performance at one of Indiana’s oldest and largest theaters in-the-round where you will never be more than ten rows from center stage!

TAKE A BOAT RIDE! PICK FROM OUR THREE OPTIONS: The Dixie Boat I Up to 130 passengers, ride Indiana’s oldest sternwheel sightseeing boat on Webster Lake.

SS Lillypad I Up to 110 passengers, offering private dinner cruises on Indiana’s largest natural 3,000-acre lake, Lake Wawasee. Oakwood Tour Boat I Up to 40 passengers, docked at Oakwood Resort, complimentary to hotel guests Sunday-Thursday. Dinner at the Channel Marker or The Pier & Back Porch Restaurant at Oakwood Resort I Casual elegance with indoor and seasonal outdoor dining is available at both restaurant locations.

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Pierceton Antique Shops I This little town has a big reputation as one of Indiana’s top antiquing destinations. Known as “The Antique Town”, antique shops line up in a quarter-mile stretch of the downtown business district.

Lawrence D. Bell Aircraft Museum I Dedicated to Mentone native Lawrence Bell, who founded Bell Aircraft, which invented the first supersonic jet and more.

The Gardens of Central Park I Adjacent to the biblical gardens and open to the public for self-guided tours.

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PULASKI COUNTY We live it. You’ll love it.

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Find that perfect campsite or rent a primitive cabin at Tippecanoe River State Park. in.gov/dnr/parklake/2965.htm

Hit the trails for your morning cardio, make a campfire breakfast, then head out for adventure!

Start your day with a bike ride or brisk stroll down the Panhandle Pathway, a 23-mile paved walking and biking trail. The Pathway follows the old railbed of the Pennsylvania Railroad. panhandlepathway.org

After you set up camp, you’ll want to take in the view from the fire tower, hike a trail or two, fish or relax at the campsite. Or if camping isn’t quite your thing, check into the Tortuga Inn Bed and Breakfast which is still located on the riverbank.

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Be sure to visit Sanders Grocery Store in Winamac where you can get all your supplies for your relaxing getaway. Plus they have a great craft beer selection that won’t disappoint.

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Ease into the evening with a movie on the big screen at the historic Isis Theatre in Winamac. isistheatrewinamac.com

Go canoeing on the Tippecanoe River. It’s named one of the top 5 most biologically important rivers in North America, based on the cleanliness of its water. riversidecanoes.com Ready to get splattered by paint? Visit Fort Knox Paintball, northwest Indiana’s premier themed paintball facility. They offer a variety of themed fields including the Town of Deadwood, Interstate 85, POW CAMP, Warwick Castle, Bridge on the River Kwai, Bermuda Triangle, Area 51, and more. fortknoxpaintball.com Next up, head over to Rugged Adventures for 50 acres of outdoor glory. Adrenaline junkies will enjoy harness zorbing, laser tag, the climbing tower, archery tag, and more. ruggedadventures.org For lunch, head to One-Eyed Jack’s in Downtown Winamac. The face sized breaded tenderloin is a favorite menu item. They also have more than 50 craft beers available. Grab dinner at either Tippy’s Pizza or Indiana’s oldest family-owned tavern, Bill & Babe’s (21 and over only), which is known for their greasy cheeseburgers and amazing fried fish. Tippypizza.com; facebook.com/BillAndBabesBar/?fref=ts

Just south of Winamac, Kostas provides ample portions of standard breakfast fare but also offers a Greek twist to the menu. facebook.com/ Kostas-114313195586382/?fref=ts Let the kiddos run off that last bit of energy at the Winamac Town Park. It’s surrounded on 3 sides by the river and has an awesome playground that features a “swinging bridge” called the Memorial Suspension Bridge. Before you leave Pulaski County stop by Kersting’s Cycle Center & Museum, located in north-central Pulaski County near the Starke County line and State Road 39. They host an amazing collection of nearly 100 antique and otherwise historical motorcycles from nine decades and eight different countries. kerstingscycle.com


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Are you dreaming about burying your toes in the sand? Plan your beach getaway along Lake Michigan today. The Beachwalk Vacation Rentals in Michigan City are located along the Indiana Dunes and with more than 75 beautifully appointed rentals available, you can plan the perfect vacation with your family or a group of friends.

Las Vegas style gaming is right here in Indiana! The South Shore offers casinos filled with table games, live poker, slots and live entertainment. Horseshoe Casino Hammond is also home to the Venue, featuring entertainers like Gladys Knight, Boyz II Men, and George Clinton in 2018. Choose from dozens of restaurants within the casinos, including upscale steakhouses and a sports-themed bar and grill filled with sports memorabilia. Book a room at Majestic Star Casino or at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago for an extended getaway. If you’re looking for Broadway style entertainment, visit the Theatre at the Center for a performance of Steel Magnolias, Forever Plaid, Ghost: The Musical and more this season.

The South Shore is home to one of the largest modern dairy farms in the nation, Fair Oaks Farms. Families can enjoy the Cow, Pig and Crop Adventures, special events year-round and handcrafted cheeses and ice cream on-site.

Enjoy a sunny day along the sandy shores, hike up the majestic dunes or explore the miles of bike trails. The fun doesn’t have to stop at the shore; visit Shady Creek Winery to find your next favorite red or white wine or stop in Shoreline Brewery for a bite to eat and enjoy one of their many craft beers.

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Region’s newest brewery, aims to provide locally sourced brews from family farms. Stop in for ales, porters, a Maibock and seasonal releases and live entertainment on select evenings. Before you leave the area, visit the Kankakee Sands Nature Conservancy to see the 25,000 acre restoration project. View the herd of bison that are furthering the prairie restoration from special viewing areas designed for onlookers.

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Experience the culture and history of rural Northern Indiana.

LOMBARDY LILY T. BISHOP

LAKE MAXINKUCKEE

DICKIES AT SWAN LAKE RESORT

CENTER AT DONALDSON

SCOTTISH BED & BREAKFAST

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND VisitMarshallCounty.org LOCATED TWO HOURS NORTH OF INDIANAPOLIS

Get a self-guided tour map and travel the countryside on the Barn Quilt Trail.

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Experience and explore the seven ministries at the Center at Donaldson.

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There’s no better way to experience the culture and history of rural Northern Indiana than by hitting the road to travel through the gently rolling countryside. Connecting the communities throughout Marshall County, the Barn Quilt Trail features a series of large murals painted in a variety of quilt patterns on barns, businesses and public spaces in downtown areas including popular Culver and Plymouth. Self-guided trail maps are available. Take time to explore the historical side of Marshall County. What will you discover? Some fantastic museums—ranging from the Marshall County Historical Society Museum to the Culver Academies Museum. But our history is also all around us. It’s in the Bourbon Town Pump and the Bremen Water Tower. And we’re happy to share it with you. For adventure enthusiasts, canoe along a silent lake at dawn while the steam is just lifting from the water. Birdwatch in one of our beautiful parks. Go fishing. Geocache for trinkets and for the sake of adventure. Golf our picturesque and challenging courses. Star Gaze in Indiana’s first Dark-Sky Preserve at Potawatomi Wildlife Park. Swim in Indiana’s second largest natural lake the beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee which shores touch the famous and prestigious Culver Academies. Our shops offer a small-town approach to quality and customer service. You’ll need more than just a single day to explore an endless variety of distinctive specialty stores, from antique shops to local art galleries. You’ll be surprised by the dining in Marshall County. Sure, there’s the roadside diner with the best pancakes and great conversation. But there are also five-star gourmet menus to choose from as well. Overnight accommodations range from bed & breakfasts, to hotels and resorts, including Swan Lake Resort, which is home to both the United States Golf Academy and two of the Indiana National Golf Club’s courses. Accommodations include hotel rooms, log cabins, cottages, and camping facilities.

DAY 3 Do a seasonal adventure like canoeing, fishing, golfing, or spending the day on Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver.

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DAY 4 Spend the morning visiting a local Amish community at Rentown, then head to our historic downtown for an afternoon of dining and shopping.

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Home of more than 100 lakes and lots of family-fun attractions.

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POKAGON STATE PARK TOBOGGAN RUN

WILD WINDS BUFFALO PRESERVE

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DAY 1 Spend the day at Pokagon State Park; seasonally enjoy the toboggan run, or rent a boat on Lake James. There’s also hiking, camping, and a nature center.

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DAY 2 Pokagon offers so much, two days are needed! On your second day, explore the adjacent Trine State Recreation Area.

DAY 3 Take the family to Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve and take a tour via the open air vehicle or on horseback. Enjoy dinner along the Foodie Trail.

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DAY 4 Spend the day shopping at The Outlet Shoppes at Fremont, then visit an awardwinning winery. Divine Wine and Brewery Tours will do the driving for you.

THE OUTLET SHOPPES

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TRINE STATE RECREATION AREA

Steuben County, Indiana offers year-round recreational opportunities. Enjoy a ride down the state’s only refrigerated toboggan at Pokagon State Park. The park on Lake James has hiking trails, camping, a nature center, boat rentals and the 137-room Potawatomi Inn. Find unique shopping in quaint downtowns and at The Outlet Shoppes at Fremont. End the day at one of Northern Indiana Lakes Country’s hotels. Special hotel and lodging packages are available throughout the year. Pokagon State Park, nestled on the shores of Lake James, is a picturesque 1,260-acre park in extreme northeast Indiana complete with beaches, an interpretive nature center, cross country skiing, boat rental and guided horse rides plus the state’s only refrigerated toboggan. Potawatomi Inn offers two restaurants, library, cabin suites, gift shop and indoor pool. The Trine State Recreation Area is also a part of Pokagon State Park. The 186 acres are steeped in natural and cultural history. Family cabins plus the Wild Turkey Shelter are available to rent. Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve features 400 acres of rolling Indiana prairie, natural waterways, lakes, birds and is home to approximately 250 bison. Tours are available via open-air vehicle or by horseback. There’s a bed and breakfast and gift shop plus spring and fall rendezvous events. Waterfront restaurants are as prevalent as homemade pie, thanks to Steuben County’s impressive menu of more than 100 lakes. Everything from fine dining, lakeside romantic restaurants, and meals served in historic surroundings can be found on the Foodie Trail. With more than 45 direct-from-the-manufacturer stores including Coach, American Eagle and Under Armour, The Outlet Shoppes at Fremont offers convenient shopping at discounted prices. In the afternoon, visit award-winning Satek Winery and Briali Vineyards and Winery for fun wine tastings. Several overnight options are available, from campgrounds, to hotels to inns.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY Experience our hidden gems.

ART WALK

DEER’S MILL COVERED BRIDGE

BEN HUR SPEEDWAY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

ROTARY JAIL

BACKSTEP BREWING COMPANY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND VisitMoCo.com LOCATED 45 MINUTES WEST OF INDIANAPOLIS

Explore the rich history of Montgomery County by visiting one of our museums, like the Lew Wallace Study.

LEW WALLACE STUDY

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Experience the exhilaration of flying through the trees at the Indiana Zipline Tours.

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INDIANA ZIPLINE TOURS

Welcome to Montgomery County, a community proud of its rich history, active outdoors life, wonderful dining and great events. We are Uniquely MoCo. A rich history laid the groundwork for Crawfordsville/Montgomery County. While in MoCo, you can visit the Rotary Jail, the last operational circular jail in the United States, read a book under a shade tree at the Lew Wallace Study, close to where Lew Wallace wrote the book Ben Hur or you can visit the Carnegie Museum, the first Carnegie Library in the state of Indiana, discovering even more history about Montgomery County. For adventure enthusiasts, Montgomery County is your place. You can enjoy more than 30 miles of scenic waterway by tube, canoe or kayak, or try your hand at catching a trophy small-mouth bass on Sugar Creek. If flying through beautiful Montgomery County scenery sounds up your alley, try Indiana Zipline Tours, which has over eight lines ranging from 150’ to 2000’. Or, lace up your hiking boots and hit the trail at Shades State Park. If hitting the links tickles your fancy, visit the newly renovated Crawfordsville Municipal Golf Course or the Rocky Ridge Golf Club. We take our food seriously. You can tickle your taste buds with a variety of Uniquely MoCo dishes from local favorites like the breaded tenderloin to authentic Italian and Mexican food. Fill up on the fresh foods at the local Four Seasons Market or the seasonal downtown farmers market. If you are a connoisseur of handcrafted brews, be sure to check out Backstep Brewing Company, located in the old Monon Hotel in downtown Crawfordsville. Our shops in Montgomery County offer a small-town approach to quality and customer service. From reclaimed wood to wonderful boutiques and antiques, there is something for almost everyone. Overnight accommodations range from bed & breakfasts like the romantic Cabins & Candlelight and the Queen & I, to hotels. If you prefer the outdoors, Montgomery County has several options for camping, especially along Sugar Creek. MoCo also loves to host fun events. Check out the Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race, held on the third weekend in May every year, the annual Strawberry Festival the second weekend in June, many local festivals throughout MoCo and get a little muddy at the ATV and motorcross races at the Ironman Raceway.

DAY 3 Spend the day shopping in our unique shops in Downtown Crawfordsville.

DOWNTOWN CRAWFORDSVILLE

DAY 4 Spend the night at the romantic Cabins & Candlelight and spend the day exploring their beautiful grounds close to Sugar Creek.

CABINS & CANDLELIGHT


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WABASH COUNTY Feel alive in Wabash County. You deserve it.

HONEYWELL CENTER

GOLFING

CHARLEY CREEK INN WINE & CHEESE SHOPPE

CHARLEY CREEK GARDENS

HISTORICAL MUSEUM

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND VisitWabashCounty.com or call Jennifer 260-563-7171 LOCATED NINET Y MINUTES NORTH OF INDIANAPOLIS; FORT Y-FIVE MINUTES SOUTH OF FORT WAYNE

GIRLFRIEND’S GETAWAY

COUPLE’S ESCAPE

Wine and Gourmet Cheese tastings at the award winning Charley Creek Inn, Make it Your Own Art Gallery for pottery and painting, boutique shopping in historic downtown Wabash. Finish out the night with custom cocktails at the Green Hat Lounge around the piano bar and a restful night’s sleep at any of our fine hotels or Bed and Breakfasts.

Leave behind the stress of a busy life and connect over a gourmet cooking class at Gallery 64. Combine fitness and food on a Taste of Wabash culinary walking tour. Schedule couples massages at one of our many day spas. Check out a mainstage concert at the Honeywell Center or order room service and chill over strawberries and champagne in one of the King Suites at the Charley Creek Inn.

FAMILY FUNCATION

OUTDOOR QUEST

Hike, camp, swim, and fish at the Salamonie or Mississinewa State Park. Interactively play through history at the Wabash County Historical Museum, Dr. James Ford House Museum and the Center for History. Paint pottery and create keepsakes at Make It Your Own Art Studio. Catch a show on a true big screen at the 13/24 Drive In or a mainstage show at the Honeywell Center.

Test your target skills at the rifle and archery range at Bass & Bucks Pro Shop. Enjoy horseback riding along the trails at the Salamonie State Park. Golf you way around four different golf courses or rent a pontoon from Pirates Cove Marina on Mississenwa Lake. Follow the Wabash County Bike Trail on your own bicycle or motorcycle, or rent a motorcycle from Brandt’s Harley Davidson. traveliN STAYCATION 2018

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KOKOMO

A city full of history , arts, culture, and family fun .

KOKOMO AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

KOKOMO OPALESCENT GLASS

KOKOMO JACKRABBITS

J. EDWARDS GOURMET CHOCOLATES & CAKES

SEIBERLING MANSION

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND VisitKokomo.org

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LOCATED ONE HOUR NORTH OF INDIANAPOLIS

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Start your day with a tour of America’s oldest art glass company, Kokomo Opalescent Glass. Public factory tours offered MondayFriday at 10 a.m. Experience art glass that is hand-ladled and rolled from a 2,500-degree furnace and watch artists make hand-blown glass creations in the Hot Glass Studio. Then, spend the afternoon in downtown Kokomo with unique restaurants, boutique shops and walking/biking trails. Make sure to visit Kokomo Artworks Gallery, located next to Artist Alley, and Kokomo Toys & Collectibles on the infamous “Geek Street.” In the evening, enjoy a chef-inspired dining experience at The Wildcat or Marble The Steakhouse, located in Kokomo’s historic train depot, or catch a Kokomo Jackrabbits baseball game at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.

Learn about local history and the “City of Firsts” at the Elwood Haynes Museum, the former home of inventor Elwood Haynes. We have him to thank for the early automobile, stainless steel, and the regulated thermostat, among others. Then bask in the beauty of the stunning Seiberling Mansion, built in 1891 by industrialist Monroe Seiberling and now home of the Howard County Historical Society. Visit Popcorn Café, with a great selection of more than 50 flavors of popcorn, retro candy and vintage sodas. Finish your day with handcrafted brews and BBQ at Half Moon Restaurant & Brewery before exploring your creative side by taking an art class at Solstice Art Gallery or Stain on Main. End the day at family-friendly Tin Man Brewing Co. with a craft beer.

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Celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile at the Kokomo Automotive Museum. The stunning collection features many rare Indiana-built cars, including several made in Kokomo. Then visit Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery for fine art exhibitions by local, regional and national artists, as well as IU students. Indulge your sweet tooth with handmade chocolates and gourmet cakes at J. Edwards Gourmet Chocolates & Cakes, where you can purchase by the piece or slice, and Blondie’s Cookies, a Kokomo original! Enjoy an authentic Italian meal at Kokomo’s oldest Italian restaurant, Martino’s Italian Villa, recently inducted into the Pizza Hall of Fame in 2017.

Start your day with local made donuts from Dan’s Variety Bakery or Gingerbread House Bakery before discovering nearby attractions. View more than 2,000 pieces of glass on display at Greentown Glass Museum before visiting rotating exhibits at the Greentown History Center. Then, aim high at Grissom Air Museum’s 15-acre air park featuring two dozen military aircraft and indoor aviation exhibits. Before leaving Kokomo, visit Indiana’s first Blue and Gold Star Family Memorial at Howard County Veterans Memorial and see Old Ben (the world’s largest steer) and the Giant Sycamore Stump in Highland Park. Concerts, festivals, and special events are held throughout year. Visit our website to see a complete calendar of events!


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The fun starts here!

3 RUSTY NAILS

HOOSIER PARK RACING & CASINO

FRAZIER’S DAIRY MAID

OPEN GATE DESIGN & DECOR

HAMPTON INN

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR VISIT VisitAndersonMadisonCounty.com LOCATED THIRT Y-FIVE MINUTES NORTHE AST OF INDIANAPOLIS

DAY 1

SHOPPING 3 Rusty Nails, Open Gate Design & Decor, Seasons of the Heart, Moneyhun’s, Falls Park, Downtown Pendleton shopping, Burmeister’s Old Towne Antiques, and B’Dazzled Boutique. Stop by The Bank Restaurant downtown Pendleton for lunch or dinner.

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FAMILY FUN

DAY 3

ADVENTURE FUN White River Ziplines, Art’s Pizza, Central Indiana Soaring Society, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, Good’s Candy & Ice Cream Shop, and Rangeline Nature Preserve. Enjoy a cup of Jackrabbit coffee while shopping for a new bicycle or accessory at Buckskin Bikes in Anderson.

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ARTS & CULTURE Anderson Museum of Art, Gaither Family Resources, Gaither’s Pure & Simple Restaurant, Anderson University, Warner Sallman Collection at the York Performance Hall and Galleries, and the Paramount Theatre. Check out a concert at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino.

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House of Glass in Elwood, World’s Largest Ball of Paint, Mounds State Park, Frazier’s Dairy Maid, Anderson Speedway. For lunch or dinner stop by The Tin Plate in Elwood.

From exciting casino action to live horse racing, from historic theatres and beautiful parks to ancient great mounds, Anderson and Madison County is where you want to be! Kids of all ages will enjoy White River Ziplines, an 8 zip line course right here in central Indiana ending with a monster 1,000-foot dual racing zip line! In Alexandria, you’ll find the World’s Largest Paint Ball, one of Indiana’s most visited roadside attractions. At Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, you can enjoy the thrills of gaming and horse racing, along with award-winning dining and entertainment. Concerts and special events are featured in the Terrace Showroom and the outdoor Music Center (hoosierpark.com). Race fans will also enjoy high-speed action Saturday nights at Anderson Speedway. Get your cultural fix by visiting the Paramount Theatre, an architectural gem built in the 1920s. Spend the afternoon at Gaither Family Resources, world headquarters of Grammy Award winning Bill and Gloria Gaither. Browse their extensive gift shop, enjoy a meal in their restaurant, and take in a live performance or special event (for performance and event schedule, visit www.gaitherfamilyresources.net). Be sure and take a tour of famous Studio C, a working studio where many Gaither projects were taped. Several overnight accommodations are available. Hampton Inn will treat you like family and you’ll enjoy a wonderful breakfast buffet every morning. They’ll look forward to your visit! Holiday Inn Express, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn & Suites, and Quality Inn & Suites also offer great value.

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LAFAYETTE – WEST LAFAYETTE Faces & Places that help us thrive!

ARTISAN SHOPS

WOLF PARK

GOLF

DOWNTOWN

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND HomeOfPurdue.com LOCATED ONE HOUR NORTHWEST OF INDIANAPOLIS

DAY 1

Home to Purdue University, one of the twenty-five largest

Explore Downtown and Purdue Campus.

community offers a diverse array of arts, culinary delights,

universities in the country and a member of the Big Ten, this attractions, nature, outdoor recreation and more.

The Downtown makes for a great shopping experience

with its many unique artisan and antique shops, galleries, delectable restaurants, architecture, nightlife and entertainment. Art galleries and a large portion of the PURDUE CAMPUS

Outdoor Art Trail is also found here. It even has its own website: www.readysetgodowntown.com

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Musical and performing arts delight the senses and

Experience Arts and Culture for the senses.

art events include: summer Gallery Walks, Round the Fountain

showcase local, regional and national artists. A sampling of Art Fair and Art on the Wabash. From theatrical productions and ballet performances to big name entertainment, classical concerts, jazz music jams and a Big Ten All-American marching band, Lafayette - West Lafayette performing arts truly hold center stage.

ART IN BLOOM

Culinary reigns! Wine and dine in elegant restaurants,

enjoy a casual meal with a courthouse view or opt for an

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ethnic café or neighborhood deli. Indiana’s first drive-in, Triple XXX Family Restaurant, has been featured by Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. “Meet you at Arni’s,” has been a favorite local saying for over 50 years. Best known for its great pizza and Arni’s Junior Salad. Bistro 501 serves French country cuisine along with an extensive wine list. Sgt. Preston’s of the North has served as another local favorite

PROPHETSTOWN STATE PARK

for 37 years, providing a wide variety of menu and libation options. They feature live music and offer a large, seasonal,

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COLUMBIAN PARK ZOO

TASTE OF TIPPECANOE

TROPICANOE COVE

FEAST OF THE HUNTERS’ MOON

WINERIES AND BREWERIES

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND HomeOfPurdue.com

outdoor patio while making their home in a building that was built by John Purdue in 1845. Bruno’s has been serving Swiss, Italian and American fare to visitors and locals alike since 1955. You can sometimes visit with Bruno Jr. and talk about all the celebrities that have frequented the place. McGraw’s Steak Chop & Fish House is an award-winning restaurant offering a fine dining atmosphere, superior cuisine, an outstanding wine selection and the tranquility of dinner overlooking the river.

Home to People’s Brewing Company, Lafayette Brewing Company, Thieme & Wagner Brewing Co.

and Wildcat Creek Winery. Two additional breweries, Brokerage Brewing Co. and Teays River Brewing & Public House plan to open in 2018.

Outdoor adventures abound! Head to Hodges Canoe Trips for a peaceful trip down the

Tippecanoe River. Golf enthusiasts will find eight daily fee courses, including top-rated courses with designs by Pete Dye and Hale Irwin. Hike the 17+ mile Wabash Heritage Trail, shaded by cottonwoods, sycamores, maples, and oaks, as it takes you along the Wabash River. Become explorers at the Celery Bog and Lilly Nature Center where you will find 185 acres of wetlands listed as a “significant ecological site” by the Indiana Natural Heritage Program. Howl with wolves at Wolf Park’s Howl Nights. The park is home to several packs of gray wolves, fox, coyotes and bison. Explore over 10 miles of nature trails through tall grass prairie, wooded bluffs, alongside ponds, creeks and wetlands at Prophetstown State Park, and cool off at its seasonal aquatic center. Tropicanoe Cove is another, seasonal, aquatic center located in Columbian Park. The park offers over 40 acres of fun including Loeb Stadium—home to the Lafayette Aviators Prospect League baseball team! A popular winter activity can be found at Riverside Skating Center, an ice skating rink over-looking the Wabash River.

Offering a unique experience on all aspects of farm life is The Farm at Prophetstown, a 1920’s

farmstead highlighting sustainable agriculture, home-steading, heirloom gardening and farm-totable cooking. Walk the grounds and explore the museum at the Tippecanoe Battlefield, a 96-acre was resolved. The Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering is held here each June. Fort Ouiatenon (wee-ah-tehnon), named for the Wea tribes in the area, was established by the French in 1717 as a fur trading post. This park is home to a replica blockhouse, built in 1930 and was one of the earliest settlements in what was to become the state of Indiana. The park also hosts the annual Feast of the Hunters’ OUTDOOR ART TRAIL

Moon festival each fall.

This area is truly a great place to unplug and re-charge!

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national historic landmark where Native Americans and settlers clashed and a conflict of cultures

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INDIANAPOLIS

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CARMEL

You don’t have to go away to really get away.Spend a staycation in Carmel for a fun winter escape!

CAFFEINE TRAIL

CARMEL CLAY PARKS

ICE SKATING

THE PALLADIUM

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND Carmel.IN.gov or 317-571-2400 LOCATED A HALF HOUR NORTH OF INDIANAPOLIS

PLAN YOUR DAY WITH ONE OF MANY ATTRACTIONS ONLY CARMEL CAN DELIVER: CARMEL CAFFEINE TRAIL Interested in a new twist on breakfast? Join us on the Carmel Caffeine Trail as we celebrate the art of caffeine with this tasty attraction that shines a spotlight on local shops and cafés offering gourmet coffees and teas. Whether you visit one shop or sample all 16, the trail is sure to keep you warm during the winter chill. Visit carmelcaffeinetrail.com for more information.

THE ICE AT CENTER GREEN Now that you’ve filled up your cup on the Caffeine Trail, visit Carmel’s newest attraction, The Ice at Center Green, an open air ice skating rink in the heart of downtown. Admission is affordable for the whole family and the lifelong memories are free. Your ice skating experience awaits at theiceatcentergreen.com.

CARMEL CLAY PARKS & RECREATION Bundle up and take your lunch outside to more than 14 Carmel Clay parks and greenways. When the snow starts to fall, our parks are transformed into a glistening winter wonderland. Build a snowman, go sledding or take a winter walk. Discover Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation in the winter at carmelclayparks.com.

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Finish the day with world class entertainment at one of Carmel’s three venues: The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, The Studio Theater and The Tarkington Theater. These stages not only offer the world’s most gifted performers, but they also celebrate the community with local theater, dance and music organizations. For more information on how you and your family can be inspired by the arts, browse the website at thecenterfortheperformingarts.org.


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NOBLESVILLE

A thriving “hipstoric” city mixed with hip vibes and historic roots.

AQUA ADVENTURE PARK

NOBLESVILLE COURTHOUSE

RANDY’S TOY STORE

FEDERAL HILL COMMONS

NICKEL PLATE ARTS CAMPUS

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND CityOfNoblesville.org LOCATED 30 MINUTES NORTH OF INDIANAPOLIS

Spend the day around the Historic Downtown Square, starting with breakfast at Rosie’s. Then browse , numerous boutiques, specialty shops, and antique stores. Be sure and visit the Nickel Plate Arts Campus. For lunch and dinner, choose from one of the many locally-owned eateries, all within walking distance.

ROSIE’S PLACE

Enjoy a day of shopping and dining at Noblesville’s openair shopping mall, featuring more than 90 retail shops and restaurants. Take in a movie at the Goodrich Hamilton IMAX Theatre.

Noblesville, Indiana, is a destination mixed with a hip vibes and historic roots, also known as “hipstoric.” The thriving county seat is located north of Indianapolis and offers things to do like shopping around the square, concerts and festivals at Federal Hill Commons and artistic experiences at Nickel Plate Arts. HISTORIC NOBLESVILLE SQUARE You’ll know you’re in the heart of downtown Noblesville when you see the striking courthouse, a popular spot for Instagram photos. The newly designated Noblesville Cultural Arts District boasts antique and boutique shops line the outskirts of the square, so plan to spend a few hours browsing the unique finds. If all that shopping makes you thirsty and hungry, you’re in luck with Noble Tea & Coffee, Rosie’s Place, Alexander’s on the Square and Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano within walking distance. NICKEL PLATE ARTS Walk a block south of the Noblesville square to the Nickel Plate Arts campus, where you can browse the latest gallery exhibition, meander through the artist-in-residence studios and purchase artwork. First Fridays feature live music, refreshments and special programming for a fun night out. RUOFF HOME MORTGAGE MUSIC CENTER The most popular artists make a tour stop at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, an outdoor amphitheater that can hold 24,000+ music fans. The summer concert lineup is typically announced in early spring, and shows run through early fall. Grab a bite to eat before at Hamilton Town Center, an outdoor shopping mall with hotel properties nearby.

Spend some time outside visiting several Noblesville highlights: Potter’s Bridge Park, home of Hamilton County’s only covered bridge; Stony Creek Farm, an 1860s-era farm offering special events and festivals; and in warmer months Morse Reservoir, offering a beach, Aqua Adventure Park, and pontoon rentals.

STONY CREEK FARM

DAY 4 Plan a day of adventure! Rent a canoe from the White River Canoe Company and float down the White River. Or, head to Koteewi Aerial Adventure Treetop Trails where you can zipline and challenge yourself on the adventure course (seasonally). Tonight, take in a concert at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, the largest outdoor music venue in the Indianapolis metro area and host to some of the top musical acts in the world (also seasonally).

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OUTDOORS You don’t need to travel south to find sunshine and sand. Build sandcastles and swim at Morse Park & Beach, home to the Aqua Adventure Park with inflatables on the water. Or rent a canoe and paddle your way down the White River.

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HANCOCK COUNTY

So much to discover! A great place since 1828.

FOXGARDIN KITCHEN & ALE

RILEY FESTIVAL

TYNER POND FARM

H.J. RICKS CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

HANCOCK COUNTY COURTHOUSE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND HCVB.com LOCATED THIRTY MINUTES EAST OF INDIANAPOLIS

DAY 1 Start the day touring Tyner Pond Farm, then head over to Tuttle’s Orchard for lunch in their café. Spend the afternoon picking your own produce and shopping in their market. For dinner, enjoy Italian fare at Kinsey’s in McCordsville.

TUTTLE’S ORCHARD

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Today, you’ll learn the rich history of America by visiting the area’s museums. Start by visiting the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum in downtown Greenfield. Lunch at Lincoln Square, family-owned since 1989, then head to the Hancock County Historical Society’s Old Log Jail and Chapel in the Park Museums. For a special dinner out, make reservations at Carnegie’s featuring hand-cut steaks and seafood.

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY HOME

Year-round, a staycation in Hancock County means you’ll enjoy touring a real organic farm, shopping in unique boutiques along small town main streets, stepping back in time at historical sites, indulging at locally-owned and regionally popular restaurants, picking farm fresh produce, taking in a performance at one of several performing arts venues, spending the day at one of many festivals, and of course, visiting the home of famous author James Whitcomb Riley. Two of the area’s most popular farm experiences are Tyner Pond Farm and Tuttle’s Orchard. At Tyner Pond Farm, you can walk the fields, meet the animals, and see for yourself how sustainable agriculture makes such a difference not only to our animals, but to the quality of your food. Book their Farmhouse for a unique lodging experience! Tuttle’s Orchard is a favorite Indiana apple orchard featuring apple picking, pumpkin patch, corn maze, kid’s farm play area, and farm store. You may also choose to take a ride on the train at Lark Ranch while picking out your pumpkin or going through their corn maze. Whether shopping for yourself or someone else, the towns of Hancock County offer unique experiences offering everything from one-of-a-kind gifts to boutique clothing. You can even make a stop at Cynthia’s Hallmark, the world’s largest Hallmark store! Historical sites and museums can be found throughout the area, including the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, where the beloved “Hoosier Poet” and creator of such characters as “Little Orphant Annie” spent his boyhood years. There’s also the Hancock County Historical Society’s Old Log Jail and Chapel in the Park Museums, the New Palestine Museum, the Shirley Historical Society’s Dr. Wilson’s Office Museum, and the Shirley Depot Museum. The Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House, one of only five octagon houses left in Indiana, is also a must see. If you are lover of the arts, Hancock County has so much to offer you. Theatre, visual arts, dance, music—there is something here for every taste. For visual arts, the Hancock County Arts Twenty North Gallery features local and regional art while the Artists Upstairs in the Creative Art Center allows you to visit working artist studios. For the performance arts, they take the stage at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts and the Ten West Center for the Arts, where local theater productions of musicals, plays, dance performances, and concerts are frequently held. Festivals throughout the year add to the overall fun! Dining in Hancock County offers lots of choices, with locally-owned favorites like Foxgardin Kitchen & Ale, Taxman Brewing Company, Sunrise Bakery, Kinsey’s Italian Café, Carnegies, Tour of Italy and more. Overnight accommodations range from a modern hotel or motel, or the unique “at-home” comfort of a quaint bed and breakfast or farmhouse.

DAY 3 Shopping is on the itinerary for today, and you’ll start with fresh baked goods at Sunrise Bakery in Fortville. Browse the unique shops here, then head over to Greenfield, McCordsville, and Shirley for antiques, gifts, and great clothes. For an early dinner, drive back to Fortville to enjoy Foxgardin Kitchen and Ale (if you’re over 21), or Mama Nita’s Pizza in New Palestine.

DOWNTOWN GREENFIELD

DAY 4 Art is the theme today as you check out the area’s art centers and art galleries, including Hancock County Arts Twenty North Gallery or the Artist Studios upstairs at the Creative Arts Center in Greenfield. Tonight take in a live performance at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts in Greenfield.

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JENNINGS COUNTY There’s something here for everyone.

MUSCATATUCK PARK

WHITE OAK LODGE

STREAM CLIFF HERB FARM

STREAM CLIFF HERB FARM WINERY

NORTH VERNON

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND JenningsCounty.net LOCATED ONE HOUR SOUTHEAST OF INDIANAPOLIS

Spend the day in North Vernon, a city just south of Columbus and bustling in rebirth. Visit local merchants like the Classic Stained Glass Gallery, Sharynn’s Quilt Box, Spice Cabinet, Perfect Day Café, For You With Luv, Patricia Design and Floral, Furniture and Things, M&M Treasure Hunters, and antique shops offering unique gifts not found anywhere else.

ANTIQUES

Another must-see stop on your itinerary is Stream Cliff Herb Farm and Winery. Dating back to 1820, it offers lush gardens, charming shops, cafes and a top-notch winery. This six-generation family farm offers something for everyone.

DAY 3 Spend quality outdoor time at Muscatatuck Park—a crown jewel in Jennings County, this local park is fast becoming an adventure lover’s dream with year-round events, including top-notch mountain biking trails.

MUSCATATUCK PARK

DAY 4 Relax at a rustic retreat, White Oak Lodge, a serene setting for any gathering. Acres of privacy surround a picturesque log cabin over-looking two ponds just waiting to be fished. Six themed bedrooms, each with a private bath, and majestic fireplace in the open lodge-like living room make this a slice of heaven.

WHITE OAK LODGE

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POKAGON STATE PARK

Let the peace and tranquility of nature beckon you to Southeast Central Indiana’s outdoor hidden gems such as Big Oaks and Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuges, Crosley State Fish and Wildlife Area, Selmier State Forest and Muscatatuck Park, all nestled in Jennings County, an hour southeast of Indianapolis. Cozy up to a crackling fire at White Oak Lodge, with its rustic elegance, just outside North Vernon, to serve as home base. Then, after a day of hiking or hunting, settle in for a wine tasting at the historic Stream Cliff Winery in Commiskey, or visit Classic Stained Glass and Gift Gallery in North Vernon, for the best in stained glass supplies and personalized designs. Enjoy a steaming latte or homemade soup, from a variety of local eateries, to warm you up along the way.

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Immerse yourself in an interactive interpretive experience at the new Harrison County Discovery Center then take a tour of Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites to learn our rich history.

Discover what lies below Squire Boone Caverns, where you can be some of the first people to walk through the newly opened passageway. Go from below Indiana to the tree tops and get a bird’s eye view at Squire Boone Zipline Adventure where a zipline adventure awaits for all ages.

Start your day at O’Bannon Woods State Park and visit the Nature Center or hike one of the many trails. Then enjoy a nice picnic lunch while enjoying nature. Head to the newly opened Wyandotte Caves from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Here you can choose from the Little Wyandotte Tour, take a rugged tour through Big Wyandotte or do both.

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After dining at one of our downtown eateries browse our downtown. Make sure to visit Corydon’s own Butt Drug’s, a family owned pharmacy with an old fashioned soda fountain. After satisfying your sweet tooth make your way to Zimmerman Art Glass and watch a first- hand demonstration of off-hand glassmaking. The fun doesn’t stop there! Head out to Indiana Caverns for a unique cave experience. Here you will see Ice Age bones and take an underground boat tour.

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AFTERNOON Make it a full day by visiting the Pioneer Village, in season, and treating yourself at Boone’s Kitchen & Candy Shop. Be sure to visit Boone’s Mill, which is listed on the Indiana State Register of Historic Sites and Structures, and see how corn is ground into cornmeal and grits.

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Cap your day off with a friendly game of miniature golf at Golf Shores Fun Center then retire for the evening at one of our clean, friendly hotels or the Kintner House Inn, a local Bed & Breakfast located in Historic Downtown Corydon.

After dinner make sure to save room for a sweet treat at Emery’s Premium Ice Cream where you will find a delightful selection of ice cream and nostalgic candies. Head back to one of our clean, friendly hotels to rest up for another day of fun.

AFTERNOON One more cave awaits Marengo Cave, a U.S. National Landmark. Here you can choose the Dripstone Trail walking tour, The Crystal Palace walking tour, or both. If you want a more adventurous cave experience get muddy with a buddy by choosing specialty underground exploring adventures.

EVENING Looking for more adventure? Canoe the beautiful Blue River at Cave Country Canoes.

Plan your next overnight getaway to Indiana’s first state capitol, historic Corydon and beautiful Harrison County. Plenty of diverse accommodations and downhome charm allow you to experience Southern Indiana at its finest. Take a historic tour, explore ancient caverns, meander along scenic back roads, brave a zipline, or hike a hidden trail through O’Bannon Woods State Park. You can test your luck at Horseshoe Southern Indiana Hotel and Casino, find treasures in niche shops, or tempt your taste buds with five local wineries. And if craft beer is your liking, partake at a locally-owned brewery in downtown Corydon. You can also tap your toes to the sounds of the weekly music at various venues. Whatever you choose, you’ll find it here and take home memories to last a lifetime.


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THE CAPITOL BUILDING

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VISIT ThisIsIndiana.org FOR SPECIAL EVENTS LOCATED TWO HOURS SOUTH OF INDIANAPOLIS

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EARLY AFTERNOON Start your day at Quibble Hill Winery where you can sit on the cozy front porch and enjoy great friends and great wine.

LATE AFTERNOON/EVENING Next, make your way to Scout Mountain Winery for wine tasting served with true southern hospitality. Find a new favorite to take home or enjoy it at the Historical Kintner House Inn located in downtown Corydon or stay at one of our clean, friendly local hotels.

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Satisfy your curious side by exploring our downtown and immersing yourself in our newest attraction The Harrison County Discovery Center then learn our rich history at Corydon Capitol State Historic Sites.

Start your day with a late breakfast at Fredericks Café in downtown Corydon then traverse the rolling hills to Turtle Run Winery, an award winning winery that features over 30 varieties of wine.

AFTERNOON As you browse our downtown shops make time to visit Zimmerman’s Art Glass to watch the lost art of off- hand glass blowing, then have lunch at Point Blank Brewing Company.

EVENING If you are looking for more adventure, head to Horseshoe Southern Indiana for an evening of gaming and entertainment or visit Corydon LIVE for live country music entertainment. Retire for the evening in one of our clean, friendly local hotels.

AFTERNOON Best Vineyards Winery will be your next stop. Here you can sample some of the regions finest wines or visit the newest addition, the distillery. Best Vineyards Winery now serves up some of your favorite spirits too. The perfect way to end your Harrison County winery tour is at Indian Creek Winery, where great wine and good times are sure to happen.

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Plan your next overnight getaway to Indiana’s first state capitol, historic Corydon and beautiful Harrison County. Plenty of diverse accommodations and downhome charm allow you to experience Southern Indiana at its finest. Take a historic tour, explore ancient caverns, meander along scenic back roads, brave a zipline, or hike a hidden trail through O’Bannon Woods State Park. You can test your luck at Horseshoe Southern Indiana Hotel and Casino, find treasures in niche shops, or tempt your taste buds with five local wineries. And if craft beer is your liking, partake at a locally-owned brewery in downtown Corydon. You can also tap your toes to the sounds of the weekly music at various venues. Whatever you choose, you’ll find it here and take home memories to last a lifetime.

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GIBSON COUNTY Indiana’s largest Barn Quilt Trail.

TOYOTA INDIANA VISITORS CENTER

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Get under the hood at the Toyota Indiana Visitors Center in Princeton! Then have lunch at R’z Café where you can sample wonderfully created eclectic dishes. If antiquing is your thing,shop antique stores in Princeton and Haubstadt Antique Mall.

The Azalea Path Arboretum & Botanical Gardens has more than 3,000 azaleas located in Hazleton. Visit Lyles Station Historic School and Museum, one of the last remaining African American settlements in Indiana. For dinner try the Broadway House Bistro in Princeton.

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Discover a patchwork of beauty with over 250 hand-painted blocks known as the Gibson County Barn Quilt Trail. While viewing the beautiful landscape, make sure you see covered bridges Red Bridge and Wheeling Bridge Then eat a family-style dinner at The Log Inn.

Check out New Generation Dairy Farm where you can get a birdseye view of the milking process. Visit Hedgegrove Meadery & Winery in Cynthiana, where you’ll find some of the finest Mead. Go birdwatching at Cane Ridge Wildlife Management Area.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PLAN YOUR WEEKEND GibsonCountyIN.org LOCATED THREE HOURS SOUTHWEST OF INDIANAPOLIS

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did not grow up in Indiana, but one of the things I love about living here is finding the unexpected. Never was that truer, for this Rocky Mountain native and former ski bum, than when I learned of Paoli Peaks and Perfect North Slopes. Yes, Indiana—the state presumably flat—has two of the Midwest’s best ski resorts right under our nose. Scientists say the hills of Southern Indiana were formed thousands of years ago when glaciers pushed down from the Great Lakes, flattening northern and central Indiana, creating hilly terrain in the Ohio River Valley. And with it, perfect slopes for skiing.

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Paoli Peaks was first to emerge. Inspired by the tough winters of the late 1970s, Paoli physician, Dr. Richard Graber, thought a ski area was needed. Along with other professionals, he launched an investment option to finance building one. Shares were offered to anyone willing to buy. With roughly 300-400 original stockholders, land was purchased from several farmers in the hills between Paoli and French Lick. Included in it was 60 acres leased from Charles Marvin Weeks, who raised hogs, where the lodge sits today. Swiss-born Felix and Margrit Kagi were hired to manage the resort and build the actual slopes and lifts. When opening day


I OUTDOOR 400 pairs of used rental skis that had been purchased from a resort in Tennessee going out of business,” she recalls. “Today, we have 4500 sets of rental skis and snowboards!” Paoli Peaks, operated by Peak Resorts, who manage 14 skiing destinations between Missouri and New Hampshire, features 15 trails, five chairlifts, two conveyor lifts and a rope tow. Tubing fans have a hill with up to 14 lanes and a Magic Carpet conveyor lift. General Manager, Rick McMullen, a 10-year veteran with Peak Resorts, recently moved to Indiana. With a new park logo and website that he calls, “more user-friendly and visually appealing,” McMullen is excited to lead the resort into their 39th season. “Paoli Peaks is great family fun and fits all levels and abilities—with 25% of our trails for beginners, 55% intermediate and 20% advanced, along with two terrain parks, there’s something for everyone,” he says. With the motto, “parking lot, lodge, slopes”, skiers at Paoli Peaks enjoy short lift lines and an uncrowded feel. They cater to families, schools and clubs, providing food and alcoholic beverage service on-site. www.paolipeaks.com Perfect North Slopes say they train staff to go beyond expectations for an enhanced, quality experience. Home for the Winter Special Olympic games for Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, they offer a four-week program of ski instruction tailored to schools and clubs. And don’t miss their New Year’s Eve fireworks parade and show, now in its 20th year. www.perfectnorthslopes.com

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The New Year’s Eve torchlight parade and fireworks show, now in its 20th year at Perfect North Slopes.

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arrived, there were three trails, a quad chairlift, rope tow and 500 pairs of skis to rent. That first season, in 1978-79, no one predicted it would take off as it did. Rental skis sold out with lines forming to rent equipment as fast as it was returned. On the heels of Paoli Peaks record-breaking opening, just east of there, on the Ohio state line near Lawrenceburg, a similar story was unfolding. Clyde and Ella Mae Perfect had moved their family of five children from Ohio, to a farm nestled in the wooded hills outside Lawrenceburg, in 1966. Clyde was a brick contractor and part-time farmer. Little did they know their lives were about to change forever. Kelly Green grew up in Lawrenceburg and in 1979 was a student at Indiana State University, majoring in recreation, when he approached the Perfects with an idea. He had completed a college project citing their farm as the ideal spot for a ski resort. His findings were based on the farm’s location, with its north-facing slope, and proximity to a heavily populated area—Cincinnati. After giving it some thought, the Perfects agreed. And the winter of 198081, Perfect North Slopes saw its first ski season. Forty years later, Paoli Peaks and Perfect North Slopes are going strong, each taking pride in providing family-friendly winter recreation. Both feature the latest in snow-making equipment and offer late-night, lighted skiing for die-hard fans. Their clientele span from Northern Indiana as far south as Alabama and Georgia, who see the Indiana slopes as an affordable alternative, closer than those in Colorado. Proof that each resorts’ humble beginnings and risk-taking paid off. Perfect North Slopes has remained a family business, with eight members of the extended Perfect family on staff. Chip Perfect leads the team as General Manager. With 22 ski trails, from beginner to advanced, five chairlifts, six Magic Carpet conveyor lifts, two rope tows, two terrain parks and 23 tubing lanes, Kelly Green’s prediction has indeed been successful. “We wanted to start small and grow when we could,” says Marketing Director, Ellen Perfect. “In the beginning, we had

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The Kintner House Inn 101 S. Capitol Ave. Corydon, IN 47112 812-738-2020 kintnerhouse.com The Kintner Inn is truly a treat for all the romantics. The Inn features 14 bedrooms all furnished their own bathroom and beautiful antiques. Breakfast in the morning will not disappoint. Dishes like pineapple zucchini bread, plum bread, sausage cheese grits and hot ham and cheese dishes served with fresh fruit, just to name a few! Even after check-out, use their parlor and front porch as “headquarters” for the day, and leisure shop downtown Corydon and/or visit a few of Harrison County’s 7 wineries!

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330 W. Market St. Jeffersonville, IN 47130 812-285-1877 innonmarket.com

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Built in 1881, the home boasts 25 rooms with seven guest rooms total—three of which are spacious suites; the remainder, comfortable guest rooms. Eleven fireplaces are located within the inn (many in the individual suites and guest rooms) two dining rooms, a relaxing front porch, as well as a rooftop party deck off the third floor. Restaurants, pubs, boutiques, live theater, as well as a pedestrian bridge (over the Ohio River) is literally a few hundred feet from your front door, and all close-by or within walking distance to enjoy during your stay in Jeffersonville.

Acorn Ridge Bed and Breakfast 3016 S. Conservation Club Rd. Morgantown, IN 46160 317-412-7665 acornridgebedandbreakfast.com Acorn Ridge Bed and Breakfast is a peaceful 4 BR, in beautiful Morgan County. Come and catch your breath, and let them, catch the rest! Acorn Ridge B&B can accommodate individuals to small groups, families, to corporate travelers! It’s an easy drive to Nashville, Bloomington, Columbus, and Indianapolis, a little off the beaten path, but worth the drive! Ask about our picture framing classes.

3 Fat Labs Bed and Breakfast 2009 S. County Road 400 West Greencastle, IN 46135 765-653-0308 3fatlabs.net laura@3fatlabs.net Be captivated by a country style retreat for your wedding, business event, prom, or any kind of celebration you envision. Experience picture perfect views with vibrant nature inspired backdrops where we turn your special day in an unforgettable getaway! We are now accepting reservations for 2018 wedding season.


Grant Street Inn 310 N. Grant St. Bloomington, IN 47408 812-334-2353 grantstinn.com Sophisticated boutique Inn with 40 different rooms located in the heart of Bloomington, Indiana. Only minutes away from unique and charming shops, one-of-a-kind local restaurants, IU campus and all the social highlights worth enjoying. All reservations include a homemade complimentary breakfast. Come stay for the experience.

Tuggles’ Folly 9377 Holmes Hill Rd. Aurora, IN 47001 812-438-9399 TugglesFolly.com

Experience true Midwestern charm and hospitality in this beautiful, Second Empire (circa 1880s) home located just a few blocks from the heart of downtown Jasper and centrally located to many attractions in Southern Indiana. Start your day with fresh brewed coffee or tea and a scrumptious, gourmet breakfast prepared by your hosts Fred Tone and his wife, Regina Nord-Tone. STAY.RELAX. ENJOY. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK CHECK-IN IS BETWEEN 3-6 PM AND CHECK-OUT IS 11 AM

The Lighthouse Lodge on Lake Shafer 4866 N. Boxman Pl. Monticello IN 47960 574-583-9142 thelighthouselodge.com mike@thelighthouselodge.com Seven deluxe suites and five two-bedroom cottages. Perfect for vacations, weddings, reunions, parties, business retreats, and meetings. Open year round. Check the rave reviews on TRIPADVISOR & BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM.

Gladden House Bed and Breakfast 505 N. Main St. Salem, IN 47167 812-883-6045 gladdenhousebandb@frontier.com gladdenhousebandb.com Come home to Victorian elegance! This beautifully restored 1898 Queen Anne home and gardens offers the perfect getaway. Full deluxe breakfast and evening snacks. Conveniently located in southern Indiana a short distance from the French Lick Resort area, Louisville, Spring Mill State Park and I-65. Also enjoy Salem’s museums, historical sites, shops, restaurants, lakes and more.

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Experience southern comfort and hospitality while surrounded by casual good taste. Perched on a hilltop between Rising Sun and Aurora, Tuggles Folly features a magnificent view of the Ohio River and Valley areas. Only minutes from I-275 connecting southern Indiana, Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Sit on the covered back porch sipping a cool drink, or take short drives to nearby wineries, antique shops, lovely restaurants, and riverboat casinos. Stable facility available for horses.

325 W. 6th St. Jasper, IN 47546 812-556-0111 winfieldwestbb.com

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For 30 years we’ve been greeting guests with warm Hoosier hospitality. We began as a simple frame house built in 1865 and recently completed renovations to dramatically expand and enhance the modern comfort and convenience for our guests today. Nestled among the quaint shops and eateries in Zionsville, we feature upscale accommodations and eight fully appointed guestrooms. Plus, the Chautauqua Room, a 750 square foot gathering place is suitable for meetings and events. Catering provided by a full-service restaurant and bar located in the Inn. Experience true peace during your next visit to Indy!

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I Similar to their reputable wedding offerings, the pop-up restaurant will allow guests the opportunity to relax during the planning process. Gretchen provides families with their choice of a wide variety of linens

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to suit the table and chairs in the house. “Receptions in the Red Barn are beautiful, and can be unique, however for the couple that wants a different location than what they’ll experience on the wedding day, the farmhouse is a great option right across the lot,” said Gretchen. And we can’t forget one of the most important aspects of this power couple’s offerings: the food! Chef Kris Kraut has the opportunity to tailor all meals to each guests’ needs, from red meats to sweets. All prices are tailored to each individual party. Chef Kraut’s kitchen is, after all, located in the same farm house as the restaurant, just across from the Red Barn. Chef Kraut uses locally sourced ingredients, ensuring to maintain an incredible dedication to Hoosier-inspired, approachable cuisine. In the farmhouse, they will also offer regional craft beer, sake, and house-made wine cocktails, as well as seasonal coffee roasts from Rex Coffee for brunch. The pop-up restaurant will open January 4th for the first dinner service from 5-9 pm. Guests must make reservations ahead of time by calling 812-567-6565. The pop-up will accommodate all groups up to 40 guests including business dinners, wedding parties, birthday parties, baby showers, and more. To review menu options, and check out the farmhouse for yourself, visit

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To put simply, planning a wedding can be stressful; especially if a bride is taking on the majority of the work on her own. From the location to the linens, each detail can make a difference in the overall feel of the event. At The Red Barn at Sycamore Farm, co-owners Chef Kris Kraut and his wife, Gretchen, make it their goal to keep the process as easy, and enjoyable as possible for their guests. The team guides brides toward their dream weddings, and provides elegant, elaborate, even eccentric décor and dining. At Sycamore Farm guests can choose to have the ceremony in the barn or gazebo. There is also a bridal suite upstairs in the farmhouse, and a second bedroom, with a connecting bathroom where guests can get ready right there on property. The parking lot also accommodates up to 130 vehicles. Beginning in January, the small family business will offer a pop-up restaurant so their brides and grooms can enjoy a rehearsal dinner on property, rather than seeking out an additional location. “The farmhouse is a perfect modern, rustic location for a rehearsal dinner,” commented Gretchen. “We can host roughly forty guests in the farmhouse. There are three different dining rooms on the main floor. This allows brides the chance to work with fewer vendors and have less stress for their big day.” The house was built in 1860, and the couple has kept the original charm that makes it so cozy. It is both beautiful and intimate; but it isn’t without its updates. “Everything is as original as it can be, just updated,” said Gretchen.

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STORYINN.COM

6404 S. STATE ROAD 135  STORY, INDIANA 47448  812-988-2273

STORY INN One charmingly memorable experience.

Established in 1851, The Story Inn® is the perfect destination for your most important events. From elegant, rustic weddings to upscale, yet casual corporate events and family celebrations. The Story Inn provides a truly memorable experience for you and your guests. Come and explore this historic and magical setting. Stroll through our eighteen acres of gardens, horse pastures, and a vineyard,with towering oaks and an abundance of natural beauty. Tour the remodeled historic barn, saw mill, and old general store, which can accommodate groups up to 100. The Story Inn® will transform your imagined event into a truly special and memorable occasion. VENUE OPTIONS: THE BARN Story’s newly restored 120 year old barn is the perfect space for events of all sizes. Comfortably seating as many as 100 guests on the inside, it’s great for receptions, business retreats, and meetings. The Barn also acts as a beautifully rustic backdrop for outdoor events, and also features a stage that can be used for ceremonies, dancing, and music performance.

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THE MILL The 19th Century grain mill next to the Story Inn’s General store is a perfect place for allweather meetings and parties for up to 40 people. This remarkably well-preserved tin-roofed, clapboard structure’s interior is adorned with pine paneling from locally-harvested trees, which was cut onsite.

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THE PORCH This intimate addition connected to our main restaurant overlooks the patio and stone grill, and offers views of the herb and wildflower garden. The space comfortably seats up to 40 guests, and works well for meetings and dining.

CONTACT KATE EBEL DIRECTOR OF SALES + EVENTS KATE@STORYINN.COM

OTHER AREAS We also offer a variety of unique options including the Story’s wild flower and culinary Gardens, outdoor patio and stone grill, as well as a selection of some of the towns original cottages.


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19816 HUBER RD.  BORDEN, INDIANA 47106  812- 923-9463

HUBER’S PLANTATION HALL The perfect setting for weddings—from scenery to amenities. Huber’s Plantation Hall, located in Starlight, Indiana at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards, proudly offers wedding and reception planning services. Plantation Hall is the perfect setting for your wedding photos, including scenic orchards, vineyards, lakes, and outdoor pergola. Groups of any size can be accommodated, and inclusive-pricing for receptions is offered, based on a standard time frame. The inclusive package includes event space, on-site catering, A/V equipment, multiple bar options, tables, chairs, linens, set-up, and clean up. There are spacious patios available with private event space, and ample parking nearby. Call today to request a proposal, and schedule a tour of the facilities to get more details!

STREAMCLIFFFARM.COM

CONTACT ALLIE HUBER 812-923-9463 EXT. 2382 FOR MORE INFORMATION

8225 S. 90 WEST  COMMISKEY, INDIANA 47227  812-346-5859

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It’s charm and history make this a lovely setting for a wedding. Tucked along-side a stream and beautiful gardens with an outdoor, open-air setting offering guests seating in the garden area to enjoy the ceremony, and other intimate indoor options as well! Built in 1880, the Rustic Wedding Chapel features exposed hand-hewn beams, beautiful antique windows and large sliding doors opening into the garden to an authentic 1821 Pre-Civil War Post & Beam Barn accommodating up to 200 guests. With catering, as well as award winning wines this beautiful venue offers everything from the engagement part, to showers and weddings of any size with rooms suitable for the bridal party to prep prior to service.

CONTACT STREAMCLIFFFARM.COM OR 812-346-5859 FOR MORE INFORMATION


weddings 2001 S. COUNTY ROAD 400 W.  WEST GREENCASTLE, INDIANA 46135  765-653-0308

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3 FAT LABS WEDDING & EVENT BARN

Be captivated by a sophisticated country-style retreat for your wedding. Just 30 minutes west of the Indianapolis International airport and five minutes west of downtown Greencastle lies a secret find: 3 Fat Labs Wedding and Event Barn. This picturesque property offers six well-appointed bed-and breakfast-style rooms and delectable breakfasts, too! New in 2018 will be a spectacular barn-style entertainment space offering quite unique options for your wedding, your business event, your prom, or pretty much anything that suits you. This 30-acre property is wooded and wonderful offers modern and pristine accommodations. Enjoy an immaculate house built in the midst of timbers and trees with all the delightful four-season color one can only experience in the Indiana countryside.

12649 E. US HIGHWAY 50  SEYMOUR, INDIANA 47274  812-522-8617

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BATAR’S MUSCATATUCK HALL

A unique destination for intimate weddings and receptions.

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Nestled along the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Batar’s Muscatatuck Hall is one of southern Indiana’s most unique destinations for intimate weddings and receptions. They welcome all faiths and all couples who want to share a life commitment with family and friends. They specialize in smaller, more intimate weddings of 50 to 70 guests. Ceremonies may be outside at one of several garden settings, or inside the Hall. Floor-to-ceiling windows and 180 degree views bring their wooded setting inside. Batar is designed to be a blank slate so that you and your own style will be the star. So whether “Country Chic” or “Urban Trendy” is your style, Batar’s Muscatatuck Hall will only enhance it.

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weddings CHATEAUDEPIQUE.COM

6361 N. COUNTY ROAD 760 E.  SEYMOUR, INDIANA 47274  812-522-9296

CHATEAU DE PIQUE Leave a lasting impression with a meaningful ceremony. The Chateau de Pique Arch and Reflecting Pool showcase the beauty of the rural countryside and provide inspiration for a meaningful ceremony that leaves a lasting impression for all. Their beautiful limestone arch sits upon a hill surrounded by amphitheater style seating that accommodates up to 350 guests. Your wedding reception can be housed outdoors in their spacious 6,500 sq. foot tent that can receive up to 450 guests, or downstairs within their main facility for more petite groups. Each location offers a magnificent atmosphere where you can joyfully celebrate your union with your guests. You will also have access to some of the finest spirits that Southern Indiana has to offer: their Chateau de Pique wines!

FRENCHLICKRESORT.COM

8670 W. STATE ROAD 56  FRENCH LICK, INDIANA 47432  812-936-9300

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Host a one-of-a-kind experience that creates lifetime memories at French Lick Resort. There are numerous indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception options that will make your special day unforgettable. Our beautifully manicured gardens, impeccably decorated ballrooms and breath-taking Atrium at the West Baden Springs Hotel provide extraordinary settings for the smallest of intimate ceremonies to the largest of extravagant destination weddings. From floral arrangements, entertainment and menus to the officiant and photographer, we have everything you need. Reserve a block of hotel rooms for your guests, plan pre-wedding parties and take advantage of all that French Lick Resort has to offer.


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Klubhaus61 is the perfect venue for your full wedding weekend. From the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony and reception, to an intimate brunch on Sunday, our beautiful space can be transformed to create the wedding of every bride and groom’s dreams. Below Klubhaus61 is Schnitz Brewery & Pub, who can work closely with the wedding party to deliver local craft beer (including Blonde and IPA), as well as other beverages, and yes even pizza, upstairs for a casual rehearsal dinner or late-night wedding snack.

FOR YOUR WEDDING AND ALL YOUR VENUE NEEDS, CONSIDER KLUBHAUS61 AND SCHNITZ BREWERY 2031 N. NEWTON ST. JASPER, IN 47546 812-482-2898

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175 SOUTH MAIN STREET  ZIONSVILLE, IN 46077  BRICKSTREETINN.COM

This wedding season delight your guests with lodging and event settings that capture the romance of your love. For 30 years, The Brick Street Inn, on Zionsville’s charming Main Street, has enchanted visitors as a premier boutique hotel and Diamond Collection Inn. Eight luxuriously decorated rooms exude privacy, comfort and casual elegance. Don’t miss the Inn’s new restaurant, Auberge, now serving French cuisine tastefully crafted and locally sourced. Guests languish on made-to-order breakfasts with a complimentary Butler’s Pantry throughout their stay. And with pampering accommodations available, there’s something to meet every expectation. The Brick Street Inn—a place to love!


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The Mid-America Science Park offers couples an elegant wedding reception venue in Southern Indiana. With spacious indoor facilities and beautiful outdoor courtyards, we can accommodate your vision with a variety of layout options. Our reception space can be customized for small celebrations or large receptions with up to 300 guests. Amenities include easy access for vendors such as florists and caterers; generous space for a DJ or band and dance floor; built-in audio visual capabilities; tables and chairs available on-site; and ample parking.

Montgomery Farms offers wedding couples and event planners a unique and enchanting venue for their special day. Our 150 year old rustic two story barn and “Great Lawn” are located on 40 gorgeous acres surrounded by a beautiful hay field with a rippling pond and luscious woods as a scenic background. A wedding or event at Montgomery Farms will be one guests will not forget. We understand how important an event is for a wedding couple or business and can’t wait to show you how Montgomery Farms will make it an unforgettable day.


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HARRISON LAKE COUNTRY CLUB

HARRISON LAKE COUNTRY CLUB A P L A C E W H E R E P E O P L E WA N T T O B E !

A membership to fit every season of life. + Exceptional food + Remarkable service + Incredibly fun + Surprisingly beautiful + Charming and affordable banquet rooms

812-342-4457 HarrisonLakeClub.com

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LOCATED IN NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA, THE TOWN OF CULVER RESTS ON THE SHORES OF LAKE MAXINKUCKEE, THE SECOND LARGEST NATURAL LAKE IN INDIANA.

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Whether you are antique shopping, looking for a festival, ballgame, cultural trail or some of the world’s best architecture, Indiana has it all...

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City of Carmel, Indiana

A city to experience with loved ones this winter

Lace up your skates and enjoy our new outdoor ice rink on crisp winter days and nights in the heart of Center Green.

Rates & Fees

Ice Rink Hours NOW- MARCH 11

Wednesday & Thursday 4-9 p.m. Special $6 open skate rate for all ages

Wednesday & Thursday 4 - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday $9 per session for Adults $6 per session for Children 10 and under

Sunday Sund 12:30 - 9 p.m.

Skate Rental Fee $3 per person – all ages www.TheIceAtCenterGreen.com

Valentine’s Day Gallery Walk On February 10 from 5 -9 p.m., take a free trolley ride from The Ice at Center Green to the Arts & Design District for our Valentine’s Day Gallery Walk. A free rose will be given to the rst 300 visitors (available in each gallery). CarmelArtsandDesign.com

Friday & Saturday 12:30 - 10 p.m.

For more information, holiday hours and session times visit TheIceAtCenterGreen.com


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Harry & Izzy’s is an independent, upscale American grill located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Their menu features the world famous St. Elmo shrimp cocktail, pizza, burgers, sliders, and steaks, seafood, and chops. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Bazbeaux Pizza has been voted Indy’s best for over 20 years. Featuring fresh made doughs, over 50 toppings, great selection of local craft beers and wines. Beautiful dining rooms, outdoor deck and rooftop seating!

153 S. ILLINOIS ST. INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46225

811 E. WESTFIELD BLVD. INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46220

317-635-9594 harryandizzys.com

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INDIANAPOLIS

DISCOVER MORGAN COUNTY Welcome to Morgan County, where you’ll find a friendly, laid-back lifestyle amid charming small towns, beautiful scenic vistas and winding rivers.

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Gorgeous scenery, winter hiking, birding and more await you in Morgan County.

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Warm up with a hot plate of comfort in a cozy atmosphere after your adventure!

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Find out more about what’s happening in Morgan County at

visitmorgancountyin.com

Just southwest of Indy, this area is quickly becoming a needed addition to your “must visit” list for 2018. You’ll have experiences here you’d never expect —view the world beyond at a NASAaffiliated space science institute, tour a working honey or lavender farm, relax at the state’s only winery that also has a brewery and distillery, hike the hills created by long-melted glaciers, create your own work of art ... you can do it all in Morgan County. The historic Martinsville City of Mineral Water sign now cheerfully overlooks a historic downtown in the midst of an incredible transformation. Experience the amazing chef-inspired flavors of recently-opened restaurant 21 North Eatery & Cellar on the downtown square, and keep an eye peeled for additional flavors to sample as Holy Smoke Hog Roasting Company opens a new eatery in early 2018.

MARTINSVILLE MINI PARK

21 NORTH EATERY & CELLAR

Neighboring Mooresville’s recently completed beautification project features a fun new mini park in the heart of the city, complete with a flame sculpture symbolic of the Indiana state flag!

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FULL MENU SERVED ALL DAY TUES-WED-SAT 8-3, THURS-FRI 8-8, SUN-MON CLOSED 96 N. MAIN ST. MARTINSVILLE, IN 46151

765-352-8222 Facebook.com/Come-n-Git-It-Diner

RALPH AND AVA’S Homemade soups, comfort foods, meatless options, salad bar, wraps, local wines, your favorite spirits and Morgan County’s largest selection of craft beer served in an eclectic, cozy atmosphere.

MARTINSVILLE CANDY KITCHEN Step back in time at the Martinsville Candy Kitchen where you will find delicious chocolates, ice cream and handmade candy canes. Watch Facebook for Candy Cane Pour Times.

BERRIES & IVY Locally owned by a mother-daughter team, this fun store features beautiful home decor items and local artwork in a historic downtown setting. You’ll find numerous candle lines and home accessories with a country flair, plus jewelry, antiques and more—even a complete line of rug-hooking supplies! A wide variety of painted gourds are also available on site from local resident and well-known artist Ann Lankford.

MON-FRI 10-6, SAT 10-5, SUN 1-4 46 N. MAIN ST.

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MARTINSVILLE, IN 46151

MARTINSVILLE, IN 46151

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HUNTER’S HONEY FARM A family-owned and operated farm producing honey for over 100 years. Features honey, beeswax, bee pollen, candles, honey soap, moisturizing cream, lip balm, gourmet food and much more. Tours available year round (reservations required) and you can watch bees making honey in the live observation hive.

With a passion for fine art and crafts, this Martinsville boutique is both a showcase for professional artists and a show-how resource for artists in-the-making. Visitors to the shop can peruse the work of more than 25 local and regional artisans, with jewelry, pottery, dimensional and fiber art creations and more available for purchase. Workshops, classes and events are hosted to enhance your art experience. It’s hard to walk away from The Sterling Butterfly without finding something you can’t do without!

6501 W. HONEY LN.

MON-FRI 10-5, SAT 10-3

6 W. MAIN ST.

MARTINSVILLE, IN 46151

MOORESVILLE, IN 46158

765-537-9430 / 877-211-2086 huntershoneyfarm.com tracy@huntershoneyfarm.com

190 E. MORGAN ST. MARTINSVILLE, IN 46151

317-459-3581 pamhurst.com thesterlingbutterfly.com

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MON-SAT 9-6, CLOSED SUNDAY

PAM HURST DESIGNS / THE STERLING BUTTERFLY

MON-THURS 11-8, FRI-SAT 11-10, KITCHEN CLOSES AT 9

317-831-8314 ralphandavas.com

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COME N GIT IT Their menu offers “comfort-food standards” like biscuits and homemade sausage gravy, burgers, tenderloins and meatloaf dinners. Turn back time as you enjoy the rustic atmosphere while dining in this historic building on the west-side of Morgan County’s historic court house. It’s a local favorite, with excellent service and friendly people on beautiful Main Street, on the square within walking distance of shops, galleries, breweries, even an Art Sanctuary!

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I Destination LAFAYETTE/WEST LAFAYETTE

INDIANAPOLIS

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THE LAFAYETTE MASTER CHORALE Please join us as we celebrate our American heritage with songs of peace. SUNDAY, APR. 15 / 4pm

SATURDAY, APR. 21 / 4pm

A Peaceable Kingdom $20 adults, $10 students

Peace On Earth … and Lots of Little Crickets

St. Boniface Catholic Church

$10 adults, $5 students Immanuel United

318 N. 9th St., Lafayette

Church of Christ 1526 S 18th St., Lafayette

MON-FRI 10-5

328 FERRY ST. LAFAYETTE, IN 47901

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765-420-0660 DesignNookInteriors.com

839 MAIN ST. #540 LAFAYETTE, IN 47901

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HAAN MANSION MUSEUM OF INDIANA ART

TIPPECANOE BATTLEFIELD MUSEUM AND HISTORY STORE

The best collection of historic Indiana paintings

The Museum and adjacent memorial commemorates and interprets the nationally significant November 7, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe. The History Store features books on Indiana, American military, American Native history and culture and offers reproduction historic items.

Huge collection of decorative ceramics by Indiana’s most notable clay artists; Massive American antiques seldom seen even in large museums, including a rare superior-grade Wooten desk made in Indianapolis; New nature trail on the grounds featuring 30 species of native Indiana trees is open daily free of charge.

VISIT WEBSITE FOR HOURS + MORE

920 E. STATE ST. LAFAYETTE, IN 47905

HaanMuseum.org

DAILY 10AM-5PM [CLOSED WED]; CALL FOR TOURS AND PROGRAMS

200 BATTLE GROUND AVE. BATTLE GROUND, IN 47920

765-567-2147 TippecanoeHistory.org

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Located in the Purdue Memorial Union Corner of State and Grant Streets, West Lafayette, IN 47906

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ALMOST HOME RESTAURANT & SWIZZLE STICK BAR At Almost Home, you’ll enjoy comfort food with a twist! One of the area’s most notable restaurants with a menu that offers something for everyone and housemade desserts that are second to none. Whether you live around the corner or across the state, you’re sure to find us well worth the trip. Dine with family or friends for lunch, dinner or just dessert. Open Daily. We also offer full-service catering and special-order desserts.

ALMOST HOME RESTAURANT: MON-SAT 11-9, SUN 11-8 SWIZZLE STICK BAR: MON-THURS 11-11, FRI-SAT 11-1, SUN 11-8 17 W. FRANKLIN ST.

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3 FAT LABS Be captivated by a country style retreat for your wedding, business event, prom, or any kind of celebration you envision. Experience picture perfect views with vibrant nature inspired backdrops where we turn your special day in an unforgettable getaway. We are now accepting reservations for 2018 wedding season. We are adding a new Wedding Event Barn to allow us to share the joy of marriage with our guests.

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MON-SUN 9-5 [BUT REMEMBER, CALL FIRST] 999 E. COUNTY RD. 325 N.

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765-653-5108 Cell 765-301-0016 harrissugarbush.com

CONSPIRE: CONTEMPORARY CRAFT Conspire: Contemporary Craft is a handmade boutique on the historic Greencastle town square featuring an eclectic mix of jewelry, housewares, apparel, natural bath and body products including bath bombs, fine art, pottery, furniture and more from 120+ local and regional artists. Visit us for the perfect gift!

COMPLETELY NUTS AND CANDY COMPANY 30+ flavors of butter creams, truffles and caramels, all made from scratch. Cinnamon-glazed, chocolate-covered and Bavarian nuts and bulk candy to dazzle the eye. With its friendly atmosphere, quality productive and attentive customer service, Completely Nuts and Card Company has become Greencastle’s sweet spot, with choices and flavors that delight both young and old. Products are made fresh daily.

TUES-FRI 11-7, SAT 9-5

765-653-0308 3fatlabs.net / laura@3fatlabs.net Facebook/3fatlabsbedandbreakfast

GREENCASTLE, IN 46135

25 S. INDIANA ST. GREENCASTLE, IN 46135

812-340-2259 conspireindiana.com

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INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

CLABBER GIRL MUSEUM + BAKE SHOP CAFÉ

SWOPE ART MUSEUM

TERRE HAUTE

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INDIANAPOLIS

Discover the best of American art at the Swope Art Museum where works by Edward Hopper, Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, and more await you! Admission is always free, but the experience is priceless. Validated parking is available in the Skygarden parking facility located at

THE CROSSROADS OF AMERICA DOWNTOWN

662 Ohio Street.

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TUES-SUN 12-5, FRI UNTIL 8, CLOSED MON AND HOLIDAYS

25 S. 7TH ST. TERRE HAUTE, IN 47807

812-238-1676 swope.org TERRE HAUTE CHILDRENS MUSEUM

INDIANA THEATER

TERRE HAUTE terrehaute.com

CORNER GRIND The Corner Grind located at the Crossroads of America is a coffee shop and much more. From espressos to protein shakes to Italian sodas we fulfill many tastebuds! We offer our famous bakery goods ranging from coffee cakes to mega muffins to our homemade

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biscotti. Come and join us for a treat!

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RED BARN AT SYCAMORE FARM AND THE BUTLER’S PANTRY ENJOY HOOSIER CUISINE Whether you dine here a hotel room or in your home through our Meals-to-Go line, enjoy the experience of Brews in the Barn, or celebrate with a catered event, they want your experience to be something special. Offering corporate events, weddings and much more in the 1840 post and beam barn, you will remember what Hoosier Hospitality really means.

BROOKE’S CANDY CO. Two sisters, Brooke and Dana, started “Brookes Candy Company” inside the 1900’s Plantation style home that was there childhood home. Known for their award winning old-fashioned Almond Toffee, Fudge, Pecan Turtles, Mints and other goodies, their business took off and now they offer all natural gluten and rice free baking mixes for the wholesale market. You can pick up Brooke’s Candy products at their store as well as Beasler’s Market, Carmel Market District, and in over 100 stores in Indiana. SUN-MON CLOSED, TUES-FRI 11-7, SAT 11-4

MON-FRI 6:30-8, SAT 7-3

7TH AND WABASH AVE. TERRE HAUTE, IN 47807

812-238-2400

5001 POPLAR ST. TERRE HAUTE, IN 47803

10 N. 5TH ST. TERRE HAUTE, IN 47807

812-567-6565 thesycamorefarm.com

812-235-3962 brookescandyco.com


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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Columbus, Indiana is a one-of-a-kind community that

Destinations. Columbus scored 78 points in the annual survey,

embraced the future and chose architecture as the way to

placing it 11th on the list, higher than any other U.S. destination.

express its optimism. It’s a place where every brick tells a story.

company of Dijon and Stockholm, this jewel in the region boasts

Since the early 1940’s some of the world’s finest architects

"Although it is surprising to see a Midwestern burg in the

have left their impressions on this special place. This small,

world-class mid-century modern architecture," the magazine

friendly town is a virtual museum of modern architecture with

states.

works by some of the most enduring names in architecture,

like I.M. Pei, Richard Meier, Robert Venturi, as well as Eliel and

the city is the Bartholomew County Courthouse, a stunning old

Eero Saarinen, just to name a few.

beauty, built in 1874. This beautifully- restored building set a

high standard for all the public buildings that would follow.

Great design is everywhere—in 70 modern buildings,

One of the first things a visitor notices when approaching

public art installations, and, even, in the bridges. This is why the

city leaders were inspired to transform this community in a bold

American Institute of Architects ranked the city sixth in the U.S.

way, by creating a community that is both beautiful and livable.

for architectural innovation and design.

Many of the city’s buildings feature sleek modern lines. The

National Geographic Traveler recently ranked the city of

Back in the 1950’s and 1960s, during the post-war boom,

modernist influence can be seen in office buildings, schools,

40,000 residents 11th out of 109 historic destinations worldwide

churches and the dozens of architecturally-significant buildings.

by National Geographic Society's Center for Sustainable

Visitors can learn more about the community’s architectural

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award-winning parks and landscapes, dozens of large-scale

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heritage by visiting the Columbus Visitors Center. Guided bus tours, cell phone tours and self-guided tours are available. Visit www.columbus.in.us to learn more.

COLUMBUS

There's plenty here to inspire travelers of all ages.

Visit kidscommons community children's museum, to slide down a giant toilet, step inside a bubble and or scale the climbing wall.

Play games in our beautiful parks, noteworthy

golf courses and one-of-a-kind playgrounds. Bicycle along the 19-mile trail system or canoe down the Driftwood River. Browse quaint downtown shops or power shop through the sprawling outlet center and enormous antique mall. Visit Zaharako’s, a pristine, turn-of-the-century soda shop and museum.

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3 floors of handson learning and fun for families with toddlers to early teens.

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ZWANZIGZ PIZZA & BREWING

RUDDICK-NUGENT HOUSE

ZWANZIGZ PIZZA & BREWING

#1 independent pizzeria—voted best pizza and best inexpensive lunch in Columbus. The perfect pairing of pizza & craft beer! More than 25 different styles of beer brewed on premises and on tap now!

The perfect getaway! A historic B&B in a circa-1884 home offering a relaxed atmosphere with peace and quiet but close enough to enjoy the entertainment, food and lures of a big city. Private baths, wi-fi throughout, candlelight breakfasts, off street parking, over 2 acres of gardens.

#1 independent pizzeria—voted best pizza and best inexpensive lunch in Columbus. The perfect pairing of pizza & craft beer! More than 25 different styles of beer brewed on premises and on tap now!

SUN-TUES 11-9, WED-SAT 11-10

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1038 LAFAYETTE AVE. COLUMBUS, IN 47201 812-376-0200 zwanzigz.com

1210 16TH ST. COLUMBUS, IN 47201 812-379-1354 ruddick-nugent-house.com

1038 LAFAYETTE AVE. COLUMBUS, IN 47201 812-376-0200 zwanzigz.com

KIDSCOMMONS

The place to go for a great cup of coffee and sweet treats in downtown Columbus. Gramz serves espresso drinks, pour-overs, and an extensive coffee brew bar. Baked goods are made in-house the old fashioned way; small batch using fresh ingredients. A cozy place where friends and neighbors gather!

Visit Columbus’ child-friendly living room. Located in the heart of downtown, experience spectacular downtown views, and indoor playground featuring the 30-foot Luckey Climber. The entire family will have fun here!

DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS Where kids play to learn and adults learn to play! Offering families with toddlers to early teens a vibrant, safe setting where they can explore together 3 floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits.

MON-FRI 7-5:30, SAT 9-12

MON-THURS 7-9, FRI-SAT 7-10, SUN 10-8

TUES-SAT 10-5, SUN 1-5

409 WASHINGTON ST. COLUMBUS, IN 47201

300 WASHINGTON ST. COLUMBUS, IN 47201 812-376-2681 thecommonscolumbus.com

309 WASHINGTON ST. COLUMBUS, IN 47201 812-378-3046 kidscommons.org

812-378-3046 info@gramzbakery.com

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GRAMZ BAKERY AND COFFEE BAR

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I Destination BROWN COUNTY

INDIANAPOLIS

HOBNOB CORNER Homemade pastries, fresh baked breads are part of the old fashioned breakfast fare at this decades-old landmark. Culinary Chef Eric features fresh salads, Hobnob onion and other soups with a variety of sandwiches for lunch. Dinners include steak, fish and fowl, with return visits expected for pot roast, liver and onions, Atlantic salmon and a select wine list.

SERVING BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY 17 W. MAIN ST. NASHVILLE, IN 47448

812-988-4114 BrownCounty.com/Hobnob

OPEN MON 11AM-7:30PM TUES 11AM-3PM WED-THURS 11AM-8PM FRI 11AM-8:30PM SAT 8AM-8:30PM SUN 8AM-7PM

ARTISTS COLONY INN Located in the heart of Nashville’s village with beamed ceilings, oriental rugs, the native stone fireplace and a wonderful collection of paintings add to the charm of our colonial style Inn. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, we offer a variety of menu choices. Specializing in homemade soups, salads, delicious sandwiches, desserts and our special sweet potato fries with a brown sugar sauce.

105 S. VAN BUREN ST. NASHVILLE, IN 47448 812-988-0600 ArtistsColonyInn.com

OPEN DAILY 7:30AM-10:30AM BREAKFAST 11AM-8PM LUNCH/DINNER

With dining options as diverse as our landscape,

BROWN COUNTY

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LITTLE GEM RESTAURANT

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With its rustic charm and quaint elegance, the Little Gem Restaurant is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal. Choose a ‘Hoosier Classic’ from the menu or tempt yourself with a unique buffet. There is outdoor patio seating with spectacular views of the woods and park. The Little Gem Restaurant is open daily for breakfast lunch, and dinner.

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1405 STATE ROAD 46 W. NASHVILLE, IN 47448 812-988-4418

culinary artistry abounds in Brown County. From farm fresh fare and home-style cooking to original recipes and gourmet cuisine, we have something to suit every palate. BON APPETIT!

THE NASHVILLE HOUSE A Brown County Landmark, renowned for savory home cooking, antique collectibles and gadgets, and old-fashioned hospitality. Enjoy famous fried chicken, savory smoked sausage, tender roast turkey, slow roasted round of beef, and old fashioned baked ham—everything served with our famous hot fried biscuits and baked apple butter. Free dessert with any luncheon or dinner (one per ad, expires 11/2017).

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If you love the Grand Ol’ Opry, but can’t afford a trip to Nashville, look no further than Southern Indiana’s own Ross Country Jamboree in downtown Scottsburg. Housed in a restored, historic theater, escape to the sounds of doo-wop music, classic country acts and up-and-coming favorites. Shows featured every week, year-round. To see who’s playing this week,

or to purchase tickets, go to: scottin.com While in Scottsburg, don’t miss Goat Milk Stuff farm. Featured on Oprah and national, TV news shows, join the Jonas family—with their eight, home-schooled children—on this back-to-basics farm that has on-line customers in all parts of the world. Find products ranging from chemical-free soaps, candles, even

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I Destination DUBOIS COUNTY

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Dubois County offers small town charm and family fun

The rolling hills of Southern Indiana—as well as the locals—will embrace you as you enjoy the heritage, live entertainment, and historic awe-inspiring attractions. The quaint town of Ferdinand is home to the Monastery Immaculate Conception, a castlelike structure, and hosts multiple family-friendly festivals. In Jasper, enjoy a live performance at the theater and give your taste buds a treat at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant. Specialty and antique shopping await you on Huntingburg’s Historic 4th Street. You can do it all in Dubois County and create memories to last a lifetime!

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I Destination CORYDON

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ZIMMERMAN ART GLASS

RED BARN ANTIQUE MALL

SQUIRE BOONE CAVERNS & GRIST MILL

Watch master craftsman Kerry Zimmerman make custom hand-made glass creations right before your eyes. Five generations of glass-making techniques, originating from France, are used in this downtown location. A favorite of all, and open for viewing, you won’t want to miss it! See the glass museum and other local artisans’ work too.

Find everything you need in the barn—Red Barn Antique Mall, that is! With a fantastic assortment of antiques there’s something for everyone in this unique Americana-style barn that is a treasure to see unto itself. Don’t miss visiting us and taking home something special! Located just across the west bridge, from downtown Corydon.

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Built by Squire Boone in the early 1800s, the restored mill still grinds grain just as it did two centuries ago. The 18-foot mill wheel, powered by water flowing from the caverns, turns the 1,000-pound grinding stones. Watch as the miller demonstrates how corn is ground into cornmeal and grits. >> Cave tour with largest rimstone dams in US >> Gem mining and Indiana’s largest rock shop >> Old-fashioned lye soap is made in a kettle over an open fire, using a centuries-old method. >> Homemade rock candy, candles and more.

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The Kintner Inn is truly a treat for all the romantics. The Inn features 14 bedrooms all furnished their own bathroom and beautiful antiques. Breakfast in the morning will not disappoint. Even after check-out, use their parlor and front porch as “headquarters” for the day and leisure shop downtown Corydon and/ or visit a few of Harrison County’s 7 wineries!

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Warm Glow History Alan and Jackie Carberry created Warm Glow Candle Company in the basement of their home in Richmond, Indiana in 1994. Their goal was to create their vision of a perfect candle. After many tedious months of working with several combinations, they finally accomplished their goal and succeeded in creating a candle that is highly fragrant, long lasting and cost effective. They had a candle they were proud to give the name, “Warm Glow.” The candles became very popular and the business had to expand. The Carberry’s purchased a 15acre parcel of ground just outside of Centerville, Indiana next to I-70 at ext. 145. This is absolutely a must stop destination! Plan a day trip and explore something new and unique. For more information visit www.warmglow.com or call 765-855-2000.


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candles in the world. Warm Glow is a shopping mecca and a unique traveling destination. Warm Glow offers over 60 fragrances of candles, home decor, floral, chocolate and gourmet food, bath and body, jewelry, Indiana made wine and so much more. Warm Glow also offers the best restrooms on I-70 and nestled in the center of the store is the Stone Hearth Cafe.

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Warm Glow introduced a new store, Artisans & Java....the perfect blend in November 2017. This new store features local handcrafted artisans, furniture and antiques. Speciality coffee will be added to the shop in 2018. Find that original, one of a kind gift for your special someone at Artisans & Java.

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MELTDOWN WINTER ICE FESTIVAL JANUARY 22 – JANUARY 28, 2018

The chainsaws and chisels fire up on January 22, 2018 kicking off Richmond’s 5th annual Meltdown Winter Ice Festival. This event turns downtown Richmond into a wondrous destination where custom ice carvings, impressive ice competitions, lively winter activities, and fun collide—and it’s all FREE. Watch the ice fly as each internationally known, multiaward winning ice artists use their polished skills, imagination

At the Family Fun Zone, festival attendees can interact with various sculptures masterfully crafted entirely from ice, such as corn hole, ping pong, a slide and more. Other activities include a frozen fairy trail, paint and take souvenir, chili cookoff, frosty mug pub crawl, art show, food vendors and more. The main event is the no holds barred “Meltdown Throwdown” sculpting competitions between two ice carvers and 1200 lbs. of ice. These high-octane ice fights will take

and passion to create an array of ice sculptures. Meet the internationally renowned artists and pose with more than 35 stunning creations. During the festival, over 22 tons of ice will be intricately designed and sculpted into works of art. Each block of ice is approximately 4’ wide by 18” thick and weights nearly 300 lbs.

place Friday, January 26th and Saturday, January 27th— competitions on both nights will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Elstro Park Plaza, downtown Richmond. Ice sculptures will remain on display, weather permitting. www.facebook.com/pg/ RichmondMeltdown/about/


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BRIDGETON MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS APRIL 28-29, 2018 BY CELIA CASE

Nothing beats cabin fever like springtime in Parke County,

afternoon, and knife and tomahawk throwing demonstrations.

BRIDGETON FIRE DEPT. JONAH FISH FRY

Enjoy pioneer crafters at work including a blacksmith,

Come join the Bridgeton Volunteer Fire Dept. for our Jonah Fish Fry Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. Enjoy the fish and fixins at the New Firehouse. Bridgeton is located in Southern Parke County 9 miles south of Rockville, or take State Road 59 north from Brazil to the Bridgeton billboard and turn west, or travel east of Rosedale 6 miles. For further information call 765-548-2136.

and you won’t want to miss the Bridgeton Mountain Man Rendezvous April 28-29, 2018. This living history event offers a taste of authentic early 1800s living in a beautiful historic setting.

Walk through the Mountain Man camp and see re-enactors

in authentic costumes, trading posts and pioneer goods for sale. Watch live black powder muzzle loader shooting at 11 a.m.

woodworkers and carvers, spinning and knitting, and plenty of fun learning activities for the kids. Come by the 1822 Case Log Cabin and see how the pioneers cooked their meals on the hearth including chicken-on-a-string and sourdough bread baking.

Visit the Bridgeton Grist Mill for an 1800’s corn grinding

demonstration and try some fresh stone-ground Parke County

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Saturday and Sunday, a canoe race on Raccoon Creek Saturday

products. For lunch visit Collom’s General Store or the Mill Snackshop for a variety of goodies. Visit the 1878 Barn, the Artisan Barn at the Mill, and Colloms Store for handmade crafts, artwork, and more. And don’t forget to take a stroll through the Bridgeton Covered Bridge. No admission charges to any of these events. There’s something for all ages, bring the whole family! Field trips available Friday, April 27th, call 765548-2760 to book a day of fun and learning for your class.

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In Indiana, In Indiana, there’s there’s always always a reason a reason to celebrate. to celebrate. Car shows, Car shows, historic historic reenactments, reenactments, carnivals, carnivals, art fairs, art fairs, music music festivals, festivals, county county fairs fairs – the–sky’s the sky’s the limit! the limit! EachEach year,year, overover 640 festivals 640 festivals and events and events are held are held in allin92allcounties 92 counties fromfrom January January to December. to December. TakeTake a look a look at these at these highlights. highlights. Visit Visit www.IndianaFestivals.org www.IndianaFestivals.org for more for more information information on each on each festival. festival.

Jan. 5; Jan. Feb. 5; 2; Feb. Mar. 2; Mar. 2; Apr. 2; 6Apr. 6 GoshenGoshen (Elkhart(Elkhart Co., North Co., North Reg.) Reg.) Goshen Goshen First Fridays First Fridays Downtown. Downtown. On theOnfirsttheFri.firstof Fri. eachofmonth. each month. Businesses, Businesses, artists artists and entertainers and entertainers throw throw a partya downtown. party downtown. Enjoy Enjoy a thriving a thriving culturalcultural arts scene, arts scene, beautiful beautiful historichistoric architecture, architecture, biking biking trails trails and intriguing and intriguing placesplaces to eat toandeatshop. and No shop. adm. No chg. adm. chg. 574-312-9922; 574-312-9922; cityonthego.org cityonthego.org Jan. 13; Jan.Feb. 13; 10; Feb.Mar. 10; Mar. 10; Apr. 10; 14 Apr. 14 Nappanee Nappanee (Elkhart(Elkhart Co., North Co., North Reg.) Reg.) Nappanee Nappanee Second Second Saturday Saturday Downtown Downtown Pavilion. Pavilion. The second The second Sat. ofSat. the ofmonth the month our town our town comescomes together together to showcase to showcase all thatallNappanee that Nappanee has tohas offer.to offer. Store discounts, Store discounts, giveaway, giveaway, speakers speakers and musical and musical entertainment. entertainment. No adm. No chg. adm.574-773-7812; chg. 574-773-7812; visitnappanee.com visitnappanee.com

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Jan. 13; Jan.Feb. 13; 10; Feb.Mar. 10; Mar. 10; Apr. 10; 14 Apr. 14 Peru (Miami Peru (Miami Co., East Co.,Reg.) East Reg.) Second Second Saturdays Saturdays Downtown. Downtown. FamilyFamily friendlyfriendly activities activities and lotsandof lots fun.of fun. 5pm-9pm 5pm-9pm No adm. No chg. adm.765-472-1923; chg. 765-472-1923; fb.com/rediscoverdowntownperu fb.com/rediscoverdowntownperu

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Feb. 2Feb. 2 Kokomo Kokomo (Howard (Howard Co., East Co.,Reg.) East Reg.) Chocolate Chocolate Celebration Celebration Kokomo Kokomo First Church First Church of the ofNazarene. the Nazarene. Don’t miss Don’t miss Kokomo’s Kokomo’s sweetest sweetest event event of the ofyear! the Enjoy year! Enjoy a largea large varietyvariety of delicious of delicious and mouthwatering and mouthwatering chocolate chocolate treats.treats. Come Come early for early bestforselection! best selection! 11am-2pm. 11am-2pm. No adm. No chg. adm. chg. 765-453-7611; 765-453-7611; samaritancaregivers.org/events/ samaritancaregivers.org/events/ chocolate+celebration/2 chocolate+celebration/2 Feb. 3Feb. 3 Shipshewana Shipshewana (LaGrange (LaGrange Co., North Co., North Reg.) Reg.) Shipshewana Shipshewana Pajama Pajama Sale Sale Townwide. Townwide. Grab your Grabgirlfriends your girlfriends and wear and your wearpajamas your pajamas for for dreamydreamy sales atsales the atannual the annual sale! Enjoy sale! Enjoy the funtheof fun shopping of shopping in in your pajamas, your pajamas, just likejustshopping like shopping from home. from home. The best Thesales best sales start before start before the sunthecomes sun comes up! Noup! adm. No chg. adm.866-631-9675; chg. 866-631-9675; shipshewana.com shipshewana.com

Feb. 24-25; Feb. 24-25; Mar. Mar. 3-4 3-4 Rockville Rockville (Parke(Parke Co., West Co., Reg.) West Reg.) ParkeParke County County MapleMaple Fair Fair 4-H Fairgrounds. 4-H Fairgrounds. Parke Parke CountyCounty MapleMaple Syrup Syrup producers producers tap thetap the trees that treesprovide that provide sugar sugar water water for making for making maplemaple syrup.syrup. Pancake Pancake Breakfast Breakfast servedserved all day,allpainting, day, painting, arts & arts crafts& crafts and maple and maple syrup.syrup. Tour maple Tour maple camps.camps. No adm. No chg. adm.765-569-5226; chg. 765-569-5226; coveredbridges.com coveredbridges.com Mar. Mar. 1-3 1-3 Bloomington Bloomington (Monroe (Monroe Co., South Co., South CentralCentral Reg.) Reg.) Indiana Indiana Heritage Heritage Quilt Quilt ShowShow Downtown Downtown Convention Convention Center.Center. Over 200 Overquilts 200 on quilts display, on display, workshops workshops taughttaught by nationally by nationally knownknown instructors, instructors, varietyvariety of of vendors vendors and free andshuttle free shuttle to otherto community other community quilt exhibits. quilt exhibits. Adm chg. Adm812-355-7721; chg. 812-355-7721; ihqs.org ihqs.org

Mar. Mar. 2-3 2-3 LintonLinton (Greene (Greene Co., South Co., South CentralCentral Reg.) Reg.) Feb. 11 Feb. 11 MarshMarsh Madness Madness Sandhill Sandhill CraneCrane Festival Festival Vincennes Vincennes (Knox (Knox Co., South Co., South CentralCentral Reg.) Reg.) Humphreys Humphreys Park and ParkGoose and Goose Pond FWA. Pond FWA. SpringSpring SandhillSandhill Crane Crane Old Post Old Bluegrass Post Bluegrass Jam Jam migration. migration. Fri. kickoff Fri. kickoff dinnerdinner features features a keynote a keynote speakerspeaker and and Vincennes Vincennes University University Jefferson Jefferson StudentStudent Union.Union. A day Aofday of live auctions. live auctions. Sat. birding Sat. birding bus tours, bus tours, arts and artscrafts, and crafts, raptorsraptors & & bluegrass bluegrass musicalmusical entertainment. entertainment. Open jam Opensessions jam sessions all dayalllong day long reptiles.reptiles. Adm chg. Adm812-847-5027; chg. 812-847-5027; friendsofgoosepond.org friendsofgoosepond.org and afternoon and afternoon scheduled scheduled performances. performances. Acoustic Acoustic instruments instruments only. No only. adm. No chg. adm.800-886-6443; chg. 800-886-6443; visitvincennes.org visitvincennes.org Mar. Mar. 9-10 9-10 Portland Portland (Jay Co., (JayEast Co.,Reg.) East Reg.) Feb. 16-18 Feb. 16-18 Jay County Jay County Fiber Fiber Arts Festival Arts Festival Indianapolis Indianapolis (Marion(Marion Co., Central Co., Central Reg.) Reg.) Jay Community Jay Community Center.Center. FestivalFestival for all for fiberallcrafters. fiber crafters. Kate Larson Kate Larson 27th Annual 27th Annual Indiana Indiana Motorcycle Motorcycle Expo Expo Jan. 20-21 Jan. 20-21 classesclasses and lecture, and lecture, demonstrations, demonstrations, vendors, vendors, sheep sheep shearing, shearing, State Fairgrounds State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. ExpoIndiana’s Hall. Indiana’s premierpremier motorcycle motorcycle show. show. kids’ area, Lebanon Lebanon (Boone(Boone Co., Central Co., Central Reg.) Reg.) kids’ old area, spinning old spinning wheel wheel demonstration demonstration and more. and more. $1 Adm$1 Adm Over 70,000 Over 70,000 squaresquare feet offeet bikes, of bikes, accessories, accessories, gear and geartravel and travel chg. 260-726-3366; Heartland Heartland Fly Fishing Fly Fishing chg. 260-726-3366; visitjaycounty.com visitjaycounty.com destinations destinations plus Biker’s plus Biker’s showcase. showcase. Adm chg. Adm877-892-1723; chg. 877-892-1723; 4-H Fairgrounds. 4-H Fairgrounds. Fly fishing Fly fishing personalities, personalities, the latest the fishing latest fishing indysportshow.com equipment, equipment, locations locations to fish,tofishing fish, fishing exhibitsexhibits and tour andguide tour info. guide info. indysportshow.com Adm. chg. Adm.heartlandflyfishingfestival.com chg. heartlandflyfishingfestival.com Feb. 16-25 Feb. 16-25 Indianapolis Indianapolis (Marion(Marion Co., Central Co., Central Reg.) Reg.) Ford Ford 64th Annual 64th Annual Indianapolis Indianapolis Boat Boat SportSport & & Mar. Mar. 15-1715-17 TravelTravel ShowShow Indianapolis (Marion(Marion Co., Central Co., Central Reg.) Reg.) State Fairgrounds. State Fairgrounds. Over 700,000 Over 700,000 squaresquare feet offeet the ofoutdoors, the outdoors, Indianapolis St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Day Celebration indoors. indoors. Acres Acres of boats, of boats, RVs, fishing RVs, fishing tackle,tackle, outdooroutdoor destinations, destinations, St. Patrick’s Downtown. Downtown. Indy’s Indy’s officialofficial St. Patrick’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Day Parade & Block& Party Block Party ATVs, ATVs, seminars seminars and entertainment. and entertainment. ParkingParking chg. Adm chg.chg. 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Apr. 7-8 Lebanon (Boone Co., Central Reg.) 27th Annual Traditional Pow-wow 4-H Fairgrounds. Native American singing, dancing, Red Road specials, vendors and food. Adm chg. 765-453-9025; americanindiancounci.wixsite.com/ americanindiancounci Apr. 13-15 Madison (Jefferson Co., South Central Reg.) Indiana Hot Luck and Fiery Foods Marketplace Winery Grounds. Fiery gathering of Chileheads! Bring covered dish to share at Fri. Hot Luck. The hotter the better! Chile, sauce vendors, food demonstrations and salsa contest Sat. No adm. chg. 812-273-3755; indianahotluck.us

Apr. 14-15 Portage (Porter Co., North Reg.) Duneland Woodcarvers Show Woodland Park. 42nd Annual. Artists in woodcarving, gourds and wood working from throughout the Midwest will display their pieces and be judged in 47 categories. Free for kids. Adm chg. 219-733-9983; dunelandwoodcarvers.com

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Apr. 6-7 Huntingburg (Dubois Co., South Reg.) Daffodil Stroll Historic 4th and Market Streets. Great sales and spring collection items available in antique and specialty shops. No adm. chg. 812-683-5699; huntingburgchamberofcommerce.org

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Mar. 17-18 New Carlisle (St. Joseph Co., North Reg.) Sugar Camp Days Bendix Woods County Park. Sugar House. Pancake breakfast. Sugarbush tours. Music, horse-drawn wagon rides, ice carving, kids’ activities, artisan demonstrations, Native American life-ways. Adm. chg. 574-654-3155; sjcparks.org

Apr. 13-15 Marshall (Parke Co., West Reg.) Turkey Run Women’s Wellness Retreat Turkey Run INN at Turkey Run State Park. Women’s wellness retreat includes classes ranging from wood carving, candle making, wine tasting and lots more with or without INN room nights. Adm chg. 765-597-2211; indianainns.com/turkeyrun

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Mar. 17 Crown Point (Lake Co., North Reg.) St. Patrick’s Day Nighttime Parade Downtown. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Crown Point with the only nighttime parade in Northwest Indiana. No adm. chg. 219-662-3290; crownpoint.in.gov

Apr. 7 Indianapolis (Marion Co., Central Reg.) CCS FEST: CCS Spring Festival & BBQ Competition Calvary Christian School. Great American BBQ competitors. Festival games, prizes, massive KidZone with BounceCity. Food trucks, 100+ artisan booths, car show. All-day concert. No adm. chg. 317-789-8710; ccsfest.com

Apr. 21 Rosedale (Parke Co., West Reg.) Rosedale Spring Fling Civic Center. Hometown craft bazaar. Handmade crafts and homemade goodies. Breakfast and lunch served. 8am-3pm. No adm. chg. 812-236-3155; historicrosedale.org Apr. 25-28 Orleans (Orange Co., South Reg.) Orleans Dogwood Festival Historic Congress Square. Visit Indiana’s Dogwood Capital. Enjoy arts and crafts, carnival rides, live entertainment, food, parade and more. No adm. chg. 812-865-9930; orleansdogwoodfestival.com

For year-round festivals and events, visit www.IndianaFestivals.org

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A thrilling tour of custom ice sculptures, impressive ice carving competitions, lively winter activities for all ages, and so much more!

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The oldest art glass company in America , Kokomo Opalescent Glass, founded as a result of the Indiana gas boom, is famous worldwide for its handmixed art glass. The company has been in continuous operation in its original Kokomo location since 1888. KOG offers public and group tours of its facilities for a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the creative process in action. Watch as workers hand-ladle glowing molten glass, which is rolled, cast or blown either in the factory—the same one used for over a century—or in the Hot Glass Studio where gaffers transform it into stunning functional giftware and custom orders. In The Op Shop, KOG’s retail store adjoining the factory, visitors and customers can browse and purchase many unique and colorful items made with Kokomo glass. For those interested in further hands-on experience with glass, several class options are offered.

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Taken in 1932 during the construction of Rockefeller Center, Lunch atop a Skyscraper, the black and white iconic photograph shows 11 ironworkers sitting on a girder 840 feet above the streets of New York. Taking the photo and transforming it into life-size metal figures by world renowned artist Sergio Fernari, these construction workers now perch atop the roofline of Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grill near the campus of Valparaiso University in northern Indiana. It may seem quirky, but this homage to the power of American labor is all part of the upmarket eatery where the cheesecake comes in shades of red, white, and blue. “The concept was to create a place upscale, yet industrial, completely custom and hand-built with only steel and brick clinker materials,” says Mike Leeson, owner of the restaurant and also of Synergy Steel whose East Chicago, Indiana, plant fabricated everything needed to create this foundry-chic look.

Valparaiso University is a private university located in Valparaiso, Indiana. The university enrolls about 4,500 students from over 50 countries. Valpo consists of five undergraduate colleges, a graduate school, and a law school. It is the largest independent Lutheran university in the United States and is home to the second-largest collegiate chapel in the world, the Chapel of the Resurrection. The university was founded in 1859 as one of the first coeducation colleges in the United States. Offering more than 40 study-abroad programs

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ÜBER URBAN Beyond the prettily landscaped University—itself at one time slated to be purchased by Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan at its zenith in 1924; their ploy was foiled by a Lutheran businessmen who purchased it instead—downtown Valpo (as it’s called by those in the know) is centered around the city’s historic courthouse square. Lined on all

of all undergraduate students study abroad, placing them among the top 40 institutions in the country.


COLLEGE V isica t ion four sides with bustling retail, restaurants and galleries housed in 19th century brick buildings, there’s a trendy metropolitan vibe to the city, maybe in part because of its close proximity to Chicago. Many Valpo residents work in the city traveling via the South Shore DOWNTOWN VALPARAISO commuter train or ChicaGo DASH, an express bus which carries about 130 riders from downtown Valparaiso to downtown Chicago and back daily. ON THE SQUARE Rolling Stonebaker, which started in a 1949 red Studebaker truck outfitted with a woodburning pizza oven capable of reaching almost 900 degrees and turning out thin crust pizzas in just a few minutes, opened its brick and mortar restaurant several years ago. They’re known for their unique combinations, like The Purple Pig, their signature pie, which is a dazzling purple and reddish brown pile of slow-roasted pork shoulder

and barbecue sauce topped with a tangy purple Cole slaw. And there’s The Potatohead —roasted garlic, wood roasted red potatoes, ricotta, mozzarella, provolone and red onion. Business is so good, that owners (and siblings) Andrea and Art Georgion are moving up— opening the roof top for dining. If you’re looking for a place to stay, Pikk’s Tavern, a 1940s themed Chicago steakhouse with an extensive wine list, offers two antique-filled rooms above their restaurants. Stock up on cheeses, wines and other edibles at Old World Market, buy fresh produce and local Saturday at the William E. Urschel Pavilion at Central Park Plaza and check out such boutiques as Lifestyles: The Gallery for a selection of home décor, accessories, jewelry and more. WHERE TO RAISE A GLASS OR TWO Downtown, there’s the sleek and stylish Elements Wine Bar as well as Figure Eight Brewery and Ain’t Misbeehavin’ Meads; Aftermath Cidery & Winery and Ironwood Brewing Company are close to campus. Not too far away are Four Fathers Brewing and Anderson’s Vineyard and Winery.

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COLLEGE V isica t ion UNIQUELY VALPO 40 years later that he discovered more Known for its cult-like following, the multiteeth, tusks and the partial skeleton generation family owned Valpo Velvet Ice (the rest has still yet to be found) of Cream Company, is located downtown and a mastodon, on display now at the celebrating 70 years in business. museum. The largest known collection of works Next door, the grandly restored by Junius R. Sloan (1827-1900), a Hudson Memorial Opera House hosts national River School painter, is just part of the musical acts, lunch time cabaret shows, nationally-recognized collection of more than 3,700 community theater and independent films. HOOSIER BAT COMPANY 19th, 20th, and 21st-century American paintings, Check out the best bat for you or take a sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs at Valparaiso tour at the Hoosier Bat Company, the third oldest company University’s Brauer Museum of Art. All exhibits and making and selling wooden baseball bats in the United States. events are free and open to the public. When Harry Diamond shot his wealthy wife in Indiana NATURE AT ITS BEST Harbor in 1923, he ultimately was locked up at the Porter The 300-acre Taltree Arboretum and Gardens in County Jail where he tried at least two times to escape. The Valparaiso, is a delight of wetlands, woodlands, prairies and jail, with its iron bars and solid metal doors, is now part of the gardens including the Hitz Family Rose Garden and a railroad Porter County Old Jail Museum, located on the Southeast garden. corner of the courthouse square. But the history on display Not far away, both the Indiana Dunes State Park and here goes back before Harry to prehistoric times when in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore feature a 15-mile 1909 Myron Benedict, a local farmer, discovered a superstretch of Lake Michigan beaches and 70 miles hiking trails. sized tooth when plowing his field. Too busy harvesting, Throughout Northwest Indiana, paddlers and hikers can Benedict threw the tooth into a corn crib and it wasn’t until explore the miles and miles of Blueways and Greenways.

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BROWN COUNTY ART GALLERY Brown County’s original art gallery, established in 1926, featuring many of Indiana’s finest contemporary and early art colony masters.

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CLASSIC STAINED GLASS AND GIFT GALLERY, INC. Our art glass studio designs and constructs doors, windows, sidelights, transoms, cabinet insets, and lamps for homes, churches and businesses as well as repair and restoration. In our store we carry a complete line of tools, glass supplies and pattern books, for the stained glass crafter. Our gift gallery showcases a variety of beautiful stained glass, fused glass, blown glass and painted glass, plus so much more for your home and garden.

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BRAUER MUSEUM OF ART The Brauer Museum, located on the Valparaiso University campus, boasts a collection of more than 3,700 works of art from the mid-19th century to the present. Also included are world religious art and Midwestern regional art. The collection comprises paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs. Brauer Museum of Art Gallery Talk accompanies the Brauer’s winter exhibitions and features artists Henning Eichinger and Yvonne Kendall. Admission is free and open to the public Wednesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

CENTER FOR THE ARTS VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY 1709 CHAPEL DR. VALPARAISO, IN 46383 219-464-5365 valpo.edu/brauer-museum-of-art

INSPIRED FIRE GLASS STUDIO & GALLERY Inspired Fire Glass is located minutes from downtown Lafayette. Shop customizable jewelry, photography and art by local, national and international artists. Stop by to shop or to see artists in action. Glass classes offered for children and adults. Come be inspired at Inspired Fire Glass Studio and Gallery, Lafayette’s best variety in glass.

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HEACOCK’S EASTSIDE GALLERY What a wonderful gallery of diverse artwork with so many pieces to view. Spend hours perusing through the artfilled rooms of this classic vintage building. Enjoy seeing large number of small artists represented from Scott and surrounding counties. Heacock’s is adding new talent every day featuring new receptions every six weeks on Friday evenings.

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Performing Arts Arts & SHOWS I LIVE PERFORMANCES Wynonna and the Big Noise

January 5 Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular presented by O.M.A.R.

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

January 5 & 6 Booth Brothers

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

January 6 PB&J: Global Rhythms with Kwesi Brown

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

January 10-February 3 A Raisin in the Sun Indiana Repertory Theatre, OneAmerica Mainstage irtlive.com

January 12 Down East Boys

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegate theatre/schedule/

Easton Corbin

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne fwembassytheatre.org

January 19 Eddie Money

Hoosier Ballroom, French Lick Resort Frenchlick.com/entertainment/concerts

January 20 John Beasley’s Monk’estra

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

The Sweet Remains

Pruis Hall, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

Thompson Square with the Hubie Ashcraft Band

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

January 21 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

January 23 Amazing Grace: A New Broadway Musical

Emens Auditorium, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

January 25 Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

January 26 Wynonna and the Big Noise

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

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January 17 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music

Sidewalk Prophets with Cody Collier

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

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January 27 Little Texas

Dublin Irish Dance

Richard Marx—Solo Acoustic

February 4 Phil Potempa’s From the Farm Cooking Show 2018 Valentine’s Stage Extravaganza!

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

January 27-March 3 Romeo and Juliet

Indiana Repertory Theatre, Upperstage irtlive.com

January 29-February 19 Intro to Stand-Up Comedy Class

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 1- april 8 Mama Mia!

Beef and Boards Dinner Theater, Indianapolis beefandboards.com

February 2 Jay Stone Singers

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/ bluegatetheatre/schedule/

February 2-10 Detroit ’67

Ball State University Theatre, Muncie bsu.tix.com

February 3 Dixie Melody Boys

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Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 10 Danika & The Jeb

Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

PB&J: Traveler’s Dream

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster TheatreAtTheCenter.com

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 7 Dance Class: Swing

Tessa Lark presented by Carmel Symphony Orchestra

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 8 The Lady from the Sea

Valparaiso University Center for the Arts valpo.edu

February 8-11 Dance Ensemble

Valparaiso University Center for the Arts valpo.edu

February 9 China National Symphony Orch Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 9 & 10 Valentines Celebration with Jeff Allen

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/ bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

Embassy Theatre, Fort wayne


FEB. 10 FEB. 16 FEB. 17 FEB. 23-25 & MAR. 1-4 MAR. 17 MAR. 31

Browns—Celtic Celebration Show

February 10 Creole Stomp

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster TheatreAtTheCenter.com

February 13 & 14 Chicago The Musical

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne fwembassytheatre.org

February 16 Eagles Tribute Band

Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

Storm Large

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 16 & 17 Valentines Celebration with Ken Davis

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

February 17 Annie Moses Band

Emens Auditorium, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

Glen Campbell Tribute

Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

Manhattan Transfer & Take 6

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

February 18 Band Masterworks Old and New presented by the Indiana Wind Symphony Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster TheatreAtTheCenter.com

February 23 Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again Tour

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

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Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

February 25 Family Fun! presented by Carmel Symphony Orchestra

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

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February 27 Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella Emens Auditorium, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

March 2 Ronnie Milsap

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Styx

Hoosier Ballroom, French Lick Resort Frenchlick.com/entertainment/concerts

March 4 Switchback

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster TheatreAtTheCenter.com

March 8 Browns—Celtic Celebration Show

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

March 9 Phillips, Craig and Dean

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

March 10 Anita Renfroe

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/schedule/

Sean Chen

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

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February 22-March 25 Steel Magnolias

February 23, 24, 25, March 1-4 Murder Inn a Comedy/Mystery

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March 11 Bronfman Plays Beethoven presented by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

March 23 Under the Streetlamp

March 16 Celtic Nights

Kingsmen

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March 23-31 A Chorus Line

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

March 17 Pink Martini

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Wilderness Plots

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/ Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

Ball State University Theatre, Muncie bsu.tix.com

March 23—June 19 Half-Stitched

Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

March 24 PB&J: Harp Melodies & Tales

Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

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Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

March 20 Moscow Festival Ballet: Romeo & Juliet/Carmen

Emens Auditorium, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

March 22 We Banjo 3

Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Scotty McCreery

Shipshewana Event Center, Shipshewana riegsecker.com/shipshewana/bluegatetheatre/ schedule/

March 25 Civitas Spring Concert

March 27-May 6 Looking over the President’s Shoulder

University Theatre, Center for the Arts, Valparaiso University Valpo.edu/center-for-the-arts

Pruis Hall, Muncie http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens/events

Indiana Repertory Theatre, OneAmerica Mainstage irtlive.com

March 31 Beatles Tribute Concert

Strand Theatre, Shelbyville strand-theatre-shelbyville.org

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Brain Candy Live!

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Birdland All-Stars “The Art of Jazz”

MARCH 16

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash

8 pm IU Auditorium

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8 pm Buskirk-Chumley Theater

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Ivy Tech Whikehart Auditorium

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A brew pub, a tap house and two downtown “white tablecloth” restaurants encourage you to enjoy what the city offers as you Chow Downtown Greencastle. Call it “dinner and a concert” if you like. Chow Downtown highlights good reasons to visit Greencastle – unique eateries, local handmade work, concerts, nature parks, performing arts, athletic events, and unique shopping. Come back often, and enjoy a day on the (Chow Down) town! Follow us on Facebook @ChowDowntownGreencastle


Tap House 24

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Tap House 24 is an interactive social gathering place with 24 craft beer taps on rotation, featuring some of the best brews in Indiana and from across the country. Here you can have a cold one and catch the big game, have a great meal out with the family, or enjoy live music every Thursday. Gastropub food is what they do: rave-able and crave-able takes on classic pub fare. Don’t be afraid to roll up your sleeves and get messy with their signature burgers, delicious nachos and awesome street tacos. Sun/Tue/Wed 11am – 10pm Thu – Sat, 11am – Midnight Kitchen closes at 10pm every day

24 South Indiana St. Greencastle, Ind. 46135 (765) 301-9800 TapHouse24.com

The Inn at DePauw

2 West Bistro / The Fluttering Duck 2 West Bistro is a one-of-a-kind destination for comfortable dining, offering a full breakfast buffet with made to order waffles and omelets and an outstanding Sunday Brunch. Lunch also is a full hot buffet with made-to-order pasta or a full menu. Dinner indulges include unique international cuisine and responsibly sourced, awesome steaks. Breakfast: Mon – Fri, 6 – 10am; Sat 7am – 1pm; Sun 7am - 2pm Lunch: daily 11am – 2pm Dinner: Wed – Sat, 5 – 9pm

The Fluttering Duck is a casual eatery with full bar options. The lunch and dinner menus feature sandwiches, salads, pastas, pizzas, steaks, and burgers. With television displays for sports and other events, live music and a DJ for late night fun, the Duck welcomes everyone. Mon – Fri 4 – 10pm; Sat/Sun, Noon to 10pm 2 West Seminary St., Greencastle, Ind. 46135

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Almost Home Restaurant & Swizzle Stick Bar

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Almost Home Restaurant & Swizzle Stick Bar are destinations in themselves. Offering hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood dishes, an extensive wine list along with a great selection of craft cocktails and beers, this oldest building in Greencastle makes guests feel like they are truly “almost home.” Dine with family, friends for lunch or dinner in the restaurant and catch “the game” and enjoy live music at the adjoining bar. Almost Home: Mon – Sat, 11am – 9pm Sun 11am – 8pm

Swizzle Stick Bar: Mon – Thu, 11am – 11pm Fri/Sat, 11am – 1am Sun, 11am – 8pm

17 West Franklin St. Greencastle, Ind. 46135 (765) 653-5788 AlmostHomeRestaurant.com

Wasser Brewing Company

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Wasser Brewing Company is Greencastle’s only family owned authentic brew pub. Wasser brews classic European recipes, as well as artistic innovations of American styles. It offers locally sourced small plates, sandwiches and entrees. Customers rave about the fish tacos, steaks and seasonal features. Regional and local musicians are featured weekly. Tue/Wed/Thu, 11am – 10pm Fri, 11am – Midnight Sat, Noon – Midnight Sun, Noon – 10pm

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The path to the kitchen can take some twists and turns that surprise even those who make the journey. Be sure to check our website – travelindiana.com – for our chefs’ recipes.

Patrick Rice The Tin Plate • Elwood, IN

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Patrick Rice serves The Tin Plate’s signature tenderloin.

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he table is set 24/7. The candle is lit at 6 o’clock every evening. But the guest never comes. He’s still missing, or he’s already gone. And the owners of The Tin Plate restaurant know that. That’s their point. The table honors military personnel who have sacrificed the ultimate: A few are still MIA (missing in action) or POWs (Prisoners of War), and many have died. It’s a way for restaurant owners Pat Rice and his son Patrick Rice to honor them and to encourage their diners to do so also. The Missing Man table has been set for less than three years – the restaurant opened in 2015 – but the Rices’ commitment to honoring the military goes back much further. Pat's Father is a US Army veteran. Pat was an Elwood police officer for 28 years. And Patrick’s service began when he was a youngster. Trumpet lessons in grade school led to his

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membership in the world champion Star of Indiana Drum & Bugle Corps during high school. He hasn’t stopped playing; he’s a member of Bugles Across America and still plays “Taps” at military funerals throughout Madison County. Patrick said, “I voluntarily play for as many military funerals as are called for so the family does not have to endure the military honors ceremony with a recording. It’s done live.” As for the restaurant, it’s something the father/son duo had thought about for a long time. Both had already been in the food industry for years, and they were looking for a location in early 2015 when

Ribbon fries loaded with pulled pork BBQ, shredded cheese, sour cream and jalapeños are among the signature items served at The Tin Plate.

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More than 18,000 tenderloins were sold at The Tin Plate during 2017.

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the building in Elwood’s American Tin Plate neighborhood came up for sale. There’s been a lot of remodeling – the new kitchen is much bigger than the original, for example – and there are already plans for an expansion to create a new bar and larger dining area. The Tin Plate’s breaded tenderloin rapidly became their signature dish; more than 18,000 were sold in 2017. Also popular are fried and battered cheese curds; ribbon fries loaded with pulled pork BBQ, shredded cheese, sour cream and jalapeños; and a roast beef Manhattan with red gravy. The father/son duo is big on backing Elwood. It started in 1962 when Pat, as a youngster, moved to the Madison County community when his dad was transferred here from their home in Connecticut. It was supposed to be for one year, but the

family never left. Patrick has lived in the community his entire life. In addition to honoring military personnel, the duo helps sponsor youth sports teams, school sports teams, sprint cars at Anderson speedway, the Tin Plate All-American Glass Festival Parade and local parades. Their restaurant is a mini museum of county heritage that includes the story of the American Tin Plate Company, once the world’s largest hot mill tin factory in the world. But always, in the forefront, is that homage to the military. “You’ll see a lot of restaurants set up a (Missing Man) table on Memorial Day or Veterans Day, then take it down,” Pat said. “Ours is there 24/7. It’s there 365 days a year.” “Because those guys are there 365 days a year,” added Patrick. “They’re not there just two days a year. MIAs,


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T-shirts to honor military fallen are sold at The Tin Plate. Profits go toward a holiday party for the residents of the VA hospital in Marion.

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POWs, those buried in the jungle, unknown – they’re there all the time.” “And they’re missed everyday of the year,” Pat said. The display has grown. Veterans have added items, including coins. “The quarters are very, very numbing,” Patrick said. “You never look at a quarter again the same way. It means you were with a soldier when he died in battle. Look at how many quarters are on the table.” The Rices credit Vietnam veteran Butch Lewis for setting up their Missing Man table. Through Lewis’ work, there’s an annual holiday party at the Veterans Administration hospital in Marion. The Tin Plate helps fund it through sales of its MIA/POW T-shirts. The Tin Plate – feeding souls as well as bodies – was named the 2017 Elwood Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year. It didn’t come from selling tenderloins.

The Tin Plate 2233 S. J St. Elwood, IN 46036 (765) 557-8231


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Meet Three Rivers Distilling Co. in Fort Wayne. It’s northeast Indiana’s first artisan distillery. Fort Wayne’s first legal distillery since Prohibition. “Trail-blazing in this industry can be tough, but we’ve had great support,” co-owner Aaron Pence says. And so the new business, founded in 2016, is in the forefront of changing the face of

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FOrT WAYne – Military camaraderie. hometown pride with confidence in the revitalization of the downtown area. A gutsy let’s-try-something-new attitude. And a passion for good – make that remarkably good – liquor.

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Three Rivers Distillery offers a locker system next to a comfortable seating area for local agencies to rent. When they entertain business clients, the area offers a quiet, comfortable area for meetings.


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up, in school, in other jobs. They’ve put their mechanically-minded heads together to modify equipment and streamline processes. There are financial backgrounds, marketing backgrounds, engineering backgrounds, …. And that can-do attitude. Pence says three important pieces come together to produce quality spirits for this small-batch enterprise. Item No.1: ingredients. Grains are organic non-GMO corn, wheat, barley and rye from a farm in Lebanon, Ind. Three Rivers is committed to staying local as much as possible. The only non-Indiana ingredients are sugar cane and molasses for the rum. Waste grain, after fermentation, goes to a nearby farm to feed livestock. Item No. 2: barrels. “To make a quality bourbon, you have to have quality barrels,” Pence says. Right now there’s a huge shortage of barrels because of the explosive growth of the industry, and because the best barrels are made from oak that has been air seasoned for 42 months. Three Rivers’ barrels are made by a cooper who walked in one day and offered

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Fort Wayne’s riverfront. It’s tangible confidence in the renaissance of the city. Huge changes are forecast with the nearby General Electric campus, shuttered now but on its way to revitalizing the area as Electric Works, a re-use mix of retail, restaurant, hospitality, entertainment and residential offerings along with modern business incubation. “We want to be part of the growth of Fort Wayne,” Pence says. Three Rivers welcomes visitors to 224 E. Wallace St., an old bakery building with a new look and a new purpose. Its upscale comfort accompanies its distinctive spirits. Three Rivers is primarily veteran-owned, and it’s primarily veteran-operated. “We’re all very proud of our service,” Pence says. That’s big with these guys, who learned to count on one other when they were in the service. That bond extends to all veterans and actives. Somehow that story seems to find its way into just about every conversation that comes up here. Military training has come into play, along with additional skills learned while growing

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Despite its youth, Three Rivers has already won national and state awards for its vodka, gin and bourbon. It’s also got a coffee liqueur which Pence says “will shake up the industry.”

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The smaller-than-typical barrels – 5 gallon capacity – are made by a cooper new to the Fort Wayne area.

his services. He’d just moved to Fort Wayne and wondered if Three Rivers might help him set up a business. The 5-gallon barrels he makes allows the distillers to accelerate the aging process. Item No. 3: equipment. The owners’ tinkering has simplified cleaning, hastened cooling times, encouraged modified recipes. Its new tasting/dining area with both inside and outside seating looks toward the southwest side of the downtown area. In addition to its own spirits, it offers soups, salads, sandwiches – foods that can be made without a deep fryer or oven. And there’s often live music. Despite its youth, Three Rivers has already won national and state awards for its vodka, gin and bourbon. It’s also got a coffee liqueur which Pence says “will shake up the industry.” “We military guys love black coffee,” Pence says. “That’s what we drink – black coffee.” So the liqueur has chocolate, vanilla, and the flavor and aroma of a bold, cold-brew coffee. “I truly believe our guys hit a home run with this.” There are also honors for its labeling that subtly features Fort Wayne’s three rivers and, sometimes, the military. Three Rivers’ products are already


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available at more than 230 retail locations in Indiana and 40 in Kentucky. Many are showcased in area restaurants. “They’re big cheerleaders for us,” Pence says. Its first batch of rye whiskey was ready just before Thanksgiving. The facility manager, a Vietnam-era veteran, typically labels the bottles, so they asked him to put the label on that first bottle. That’s when he saw its name: Franklin B. rye whiskey. “Wow!” Franklin Bruce Mevis exclaimed, then added a few other expressions. Despite misty eyes, he affixed the label perfectly, then grabbed a pen and autographed it. It’s the first product Three Rivers has ever named in honor of anyone.

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Three rivers DisTilling Co. 224 E. Wallace St. Fort Wayne, IN 46803 (260) 745-9355 threeriversdistilling.com

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Wine and Dessert Soirée 9pm West Baden Springs Hotel

Shelf Ice Brewfest 2018 1pm-5pm Uptown Arts District

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Sweetheart Weekend

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Indianapolis 2018 Winter Whiskey Festival

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Corkscrew & Brew Noon-4pm Thomas Centennial Park

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The People’s Brewing Company provides high quality handcrafted beer and education to the people of Lafayette, Lebanon, and the state of Indiana while providing community leadership with environmentally friendly business practices. Our staff is fully trained on the brewing process, beer styles, and beer production. We encourage our customers to become educated in craft beers and local beer history. We encourage you to stop by either location and see what we have to offer.

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With its interior design crafted from reconditioned materials and the historic setting of the Indianapolis City Market as its backdrop serving only Indiana beer on draft, Tomlinson Tap is the ideal place for craft beer enthusiasts to unwind and enjoy full flavored brews that are both traditional and distinctive.

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