Live #MWTravel Chat featuring Hamilton County, Indiana

Join us on Wednesday, April 19th, at 11 a.m. CT/12 p.m. ET for the Midwest Travel Twitter Chat #MWTravel. We’ll be chatting live from the Hamilton County offices and sharing all the fun, food and more that we’ve experienced the two days before. From trying our hand at archery and horseback riding to touring the […]

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 […]

Filling our 2017 bucket list on ‘National Plan for Vacation Day’

Welcome to “National Plan for Vacation Day.” Jan. 31 has been designated as the day to help people plan their time off for the year. Project Time Off says that people who plan their vacations early in the year actually take time off from work for some recreation. It’s vital that people plan to take time […]

Spring Getaways in the Midwest – #MWTravel Chat

While we may think the snow currently on the ground makes a beautiful landscape at times, we are ready for Spring. We are ready to hit the road and travel to some great Midwest destinations. For our next #MWTravel chat on February 1st, we’re going to give you some great choices for getaways this Spring in […]

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 […]

Learning about Indiana government with capitol tour

It may not have been the people’s first choice, but the current Indiana State Capitol building has outlasted its predecessors. Completed in 1888, it became the fifth and final state capitol building for the state. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th state 200 years ago. The first capitol building was a […]

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 […]

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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