Turkey Run State Park

As the website Only In Your State asserts, “You don’t have to be a Hobbit or live in Tolkien’s realm of fantasy to experience the fantastical wilderness known as Middle Earth. That’s because “Middle Earth” is right here in Indiana on the trails at Turkey Run State Park.” This spectacular park contains ravines, waterfalls, canyons, … More Turkey Run State Park

Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a private nonprofit organization that was started in 1979. Due to decades of hard work, this garden consists of 60 acres of more than 4,000 azaleas, unusual plants, two lakes, a waterfall, a koi pond, several sculptures, and over 3 miles of walking trails. Beverly Knight, the founder … More Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens


Ferdinand, Indiana is the only town in the world to be named after Ferdinand I, a Roman emperor from Austria. To celebrate its heritage, this town holds a Bavarian style Christmas market each year. Christmas markets were a tradition that began in Europe in the 14th century. Ferdinand’s 21st century market has over 200 booths … More Christkindlmarkt

Return of the Mac

In March of 2017, Indianapolis hosted its first Mac and Cheese Festival. 3,000 people showed up to Return of the Mac: Indy’s First Mac and Cheese Festival.. Once inside, visitors had access to unlimited mac and cheese from the vendors (who numbered 22 in the inaugural event). The plethora of different types of mac and … More Return of the Mac