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Conner Prairie Interactive History Park | Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie: Using the past to shine light on the future in Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie is an interactive history park in Hamilton County, Indiana, and is the state’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate. I mentioned in my Hamilton County overview that Conner Prairie is one of the best historical and educational attractions we have ever visited, and I still stand by that statement. Spanning more than 1,000 wooded acres, Conner Prairie presents […]

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Hamilton County, Indiana

Highlights of Hamilton County, Indiana

Hamilton County, Indiana, lies approximately 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. I’ve been to Indy several times in my life but never stopped to have a look around Hamilton County. After spending a recent weekend there with the kids, I realized all that we’d been missing out on! The “crown jewels” of Hamilton County are the […]

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Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport | Joy of Travel

Experiencing the #JoyofTravel at Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport

I bring you this post as a member of the Holiday Inn Influencer Program. I received a two-night complimentary stay at Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport. As always, all opinions are my own. You know how there are those places you hear about all the time that sound really awesome and you think, “I should go there. […]

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French Lick Resort | French Lick, Indiana

Fun for the whole family at French Lick Resort

With two separate properties, both with expansive grounds, it should come as no surprise that there is a wealth of opportunity for family fun at French Lick Resort. I’m not talking about fun just for the kids, but major fun for the grown-up kids, too. The only problem is trying to fit everything in during […]

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Mrs. Lincoln's Attic | Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Family travel guide to Abraham Lincoln historic sites: Midwest edition

April 15, 2015, marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln. It’s incredible to ponder just how much of an impact Lincoln still has on our country, even more than a century later. While much emphasis is placed on Lincoln’s Presidential story, one of the objectives of For the Love of Lincoln was to relay the […]

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First Berry-Lincoln Store | Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

For the Love of Lincoln: #DrinkinLincoln journey recap

The “wouldn’t it be cool if…?” idea turned out to be a huge success. For the Love of Lincoln was met with interest, enthusiasm, and – at one location – even fanfare. From historians to brewers, folks we met along the way were genuinely intrigued and curious about our journey. For the Love of Lincoln was a […]

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For the Love of Lincoln

For the Love of Lincoln: An exciting announcement!

“Wouldn’t it be cool if….?” How many great ideas start out that way? An idea that may seem a bit outlandish at first but then the more you talk about it, you start believing that it really isn’t so ridiculous and you vow to make it happen? This is exactly how my latest project came about. […]

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