Category Archives: Local Trips

U-Pick Farms in Northwest Indiana

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is U-Pick Farms. Over the years, these farms have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old. — LAKE COUNTY —     County Line Orchard, 17 U-pick apples and pumpkins, open in mid-August every day from 9am-6pm.…

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Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Celebrated in NWI

The Bicentennial Torch Relay is designed to inspire and unify Hoosiers as one of the major commemorative events of the 2016 Bicentennial celebration. The relay will begin Sept. 9 in Corydon, the state’s first capital, and will end Oct. 15 on the Statehouse Grounds in Indianapolis. The torch will be passed from torchbearer to torchbearer.…

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Fall Barn Shop Hop

     This map-guided tour showcases 5 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days -October 4th, 5th and 6th, 2019 from 10am – 4pm CST!      Shop LaPorte…

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NASA Exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center

     The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, Challenger Learning Center and the Glenn Research Center present a NASA Traveling Exhibit – “Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration” from January 28th to March 22nd. The exhibit is free and open to the public during normal business hours at the Indiana Welcome Center. This interactive…

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