When we were planning our trip to Amish Country, Indiana, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that touring a real, working Amish farm was an option. I definitely wanted to sign up for that. An Amish man named Kenny
Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort is the closest lodging to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana. I think the name is a little misleading, because it sounds like you need to bring an RV or tent with you, right?
Do you know the name of the world’s first theme park? Disneyland? Guess again. In 1946, nine years before Disneyland opened, Santa Claus Land opened in Santa Claus, Indiana. In 1984 it was renamed Holiday World when Halloween and Fourth of
Perhaps you remember our visit to the charming town of North Pole, Alaska. I am fascinated by towns that get to celebrate Christmas all year long. We recently had a chance to visit another: Santa Claus, Indiana. One summer during
I think I will remember 2013 as the summer of animal encounters. By the time we visited Northern Indiana’s Amish Country, we had already been licked by wolves and fed a bear cub in other places, so when we were asked by the
One of the many things I love about my job is the opportunity to work with visitors bureaus to plan my trip itineraries because sometimes they come up with ideas that I wouldn’t have thought of myself. Going for a
When I was writing my ebook on How to Visit All 50 States in 12 Trips, I tried to include unique attractions that reflected the character of each state. I was thrilled to discover that Indiana had an attraction that
We had the opportunity to visit Northern Indiana’s Amish Country last summer for a couple days. Our first stop was Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort, an historic Old Order Amish Farm that is listed on the National Register
So, you want to meet some wolves. The logical place to go is southern Indiana, right? Right! Wolf Creek Habitat was established in 2000 by Terry and Kathy Baudendistel when they established their first pack of wolf-dog hybrids. They were
The name Big Rock Travel was inspired by the classic time management parable about fitting rocks, gravel, and sand into a jar. The lesson learned is that you have to put the big rocks in first, and then the gravel and sand fill in around the big rocks.
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