Visiting Indiana

The Hoosier State is nothing if not well-rounded, home to comical enclaves like the American Super Heroes Museum, natural beauties like French Lick hot springs, kid-friendly havens like the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and the massive Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and athletic meccas like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NCAA Hall of Champions, and of course, those Fighting Irish. Its backdrop is equally varied, from coastal Lake Michigan to River Country to the boulder-lined canyons of Clifty Falls State Park.

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The Hoosier State is nothing if not well-rounded, home to comical enclaves like the American Super Heroes Museum, natural beauties like French Lick hot springs, kid-friendly havens like the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and the massive Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and athletic meccas like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NCAA Hall of Champions, and of course, those Fighting Irish. Its backdrop is equally varied, from coastal Lake Michigan to River Country to the boulder-lined canyons of Clifty Falls State Park.

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Stories and Tips Indiana

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Cold but not too cold in Evansville

Written by Clovery on 20 Apr, 2005

Have a hearty lunch at the Overlook Restaurant, where it simply serves any food that is nice. Out of the restaurant's windows, you can view the sinuous Ohio River. Just outside the restaurant, there is a boardwalk with white wooden rocking chairs where you can…Read More


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Living in Evansville

Written by jdpx4 on 31 Oct, 2003

By marriage rather than choice, I now live in Evansville, Indiana. Evansville is located 4 hours south of Indianapolis, under 2 hours west of Louisville, KY, 3 hours north of Nashville, and 3 hours east of St. Louis. In this location, you're only…Read More


Serenity in the Secret Forest

Written by Alkibiades on 27 Mar, 2004

Drive north of French Lick about a mile, bear right at Prospect and take the first left turn. Drive 5 miles, climbing the hill past the local radio station's tower, and turn into the Horseman's Camp of the Hossier National Forest.…Read More


Southern Indiana-French Lick Springs Villas

Written by mamawbetty on 21 Dec, 2002

I consider this resort for myself a "retreat" because it is in a quiet town (unless there is a convention going on and then it can be packed with guests). Treat yourself anywhere from a 25 minutes to a full day spa treatment at the…Read More


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E & S

Written by ardee4 on 01 Aug, 2002

An Amish grocery located on Indiana Route 5 just south of the village of Shipshewana, Indiana. The first thing you will notice when you pull into the parking lot is the hitch rails, and probably some buggies. This IS a store that caters…Read More


Genealogy Libraries

Written by books on 06 Sep, 2002

Genealogy seems to be of great interest to many in Indiana. I visited two libraries in soutern Indiana. For Posey County, the library in Mt. Vernon has a nice collection of Indiana material--also some for Kentucky and Illinois. The library is a…Read More


Conseco Fieldhouse--Home of the Pacers

Written by funandsun on 10 Feb, 2003

Many events and concerts take place at Conseco Fieldhouse, such as Nelly, Tim McGraw, the Harlem Globetrotters, Elton John, and Billy Joel. However, the most loved event is during basketball season. Conseco Fieldhouse is the home of the Indiana Pacers. This season, the Pacers are…Read More


Indiana University

Written by Globe on 18 Feb, 2002

Indiana University is part of the Big Ten conference and offers the same atmosphere exclusive to that group of universities. The campus is quite large, but easily navicable. Start your visit in the Old Crescent section of the campus, at the Sample Gates…Read More


Fall Festival

Written by Amy S. Jorgensen on 26 Sep, 2000

During the first full week of October don't come near the west side of Evansville unless you are prepared to have fun, eat greasy food, and hear some great entertainment. For the last 75 years, the annual Nut Club Fall Festival has been turning…Read More


Capture of the Northwest from the British

Written by flroales on 27 Oct, 2008

Every year on Memorial Day weekend for the past 31 years the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous takes place on the french Commons and grounds of the Geroge Rodgers Clark Memorial. Since the late 1970s, the citizens of Vincennes, the re-enactors of the Northwest Territory Alliance;…Read More


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