Hendricks County’s Bread Basket Cafe serves great comfort food and desserts

Who can pass up a slice of breakfast pie? When you visit Bread Basket Café and Bakery in Danville, Indiana, you can most certainly count on enjoying a slice of dessert after finishing a delicious breakfast. Having outgrown their original location in another town, the owners sought to move their restaurant to Danville. They wanted […]

Travels 2016: History, racing, food, art top Indiana visit

Our visit to Indiana was a jam-packed five days of auto racing, horseback riding and football mixed with a lot of small town activities. Lisa and I each felt like we needed a vacation after the trip to rest up. We had a great time visiting Indiana. Our visit started with a delicious lunch at […]

Nostalgia and great food await you at Hendricks County’s Oasis Diner

The Oasis Diner takes its guests back to the 1950s, where you expect teenagers to be wearing poodle skirts and leather jackets. Instead, enjoy the nostalgia the restaurant brings and the great food it serves. The Oasis Diner opened its doors in Plainfield, Indiana, in 1954. It was housed in a dining car delivered via […]

NHRA’s top drag racing event calls Hendricks County home

I recall as a kid watching car racing at Omaha’s old Sunset Speedway. It was a long time ago. The track closed in 2000. Omaha has since grown past the old northwest Omaha spot. That memory came back as Lisa and I took in our first drag racing championships in Hendricks County, Indiana. We took […]

Hendricks County wins the race for fun visit

Hendricks County, Indiana, is about a 45-minute western drive from downtown Indianapolis. The pace there is slower. People say hi to you on the streets. Yet, it has the advantage of being near the large city, yet far enough away that people can enjoy suburban and rural life. Its attractions run along the same lines […]

August Midwest Twitter Chat – Hendricks & Morgan Counties, Indiana

Disclaimer: Thanks to Visit Hendricks County and Visit Morgan County for sponsoring this post and the August Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. Located in Central Indiana – between Bloomington and Indianapolis – lie Hendricks and Morgan Counties. They are connected by food, art, and fun through the Rural Routes to Main Street […]

New places, familiar haunts highlight our 2016 travel plans

Trips to Indiana, Wisconsin and return visits to Seattle, South Dakota and North Dakota highlight our 2016 travel plans. Clear Lake, Iowa Our travel schedule kicks off with a February visit to Clear Lake, Iowa, Feb. 20th. We are going to check out the annual Colors of the Wind kite festival. Participants fly giant kites […]

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