Family Fun Destinations

Indiana Derby: Festivities, Food, and Fun!

The Indiana Derby Festival is Indiana Grand’s premier racing event! From free outdoor entertainment and food fests to jockey autographs, celebrity meet and greets, big giveaways and more, Indiana Derby …

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Real Horsepower: The History of Racing in Indiana

Indiana knows horsepower. Not just the horsepower found in the engines of the Indy or NASCAR racecars, but the kind you can see out in the field, running and kicking …

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Indiana Thoroughbred Breeding

Indiana’s Thoroughbred breeding industry was virtually non-existent prior to the first race meeting held at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in 1995. For those that were breeding mares in the Hoosier …

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Breeders Crown Returns to Midwest

By Jennie Rees  Anderson— By coming to Hoosier Park, the 12-race Breeders Crown returns to the Midwest for the first time since 1995. Standardbred (also known as harness) racing’s championship series, …

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Indiana Derby

By Jennie Rees Shelbyville—There’s the Indianapolis 500, and then there are Indiana’s nationally prominent races featuring the original horse power. That’s the annual $500,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand Racing …

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Discover Scott County

If you love the Grand Ol’ Opry, but can’t afford a trip to Nashville, look no further than Southern Indiana’s own Ross Country Jamboree in downtown Scottsburg. Housed in a …

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Go RVing!—The RV Lifestyle

BY Marshall V. King Elkhart County—Indiana’s “RV Capital of the World” ELKHART — In the RV Capital of the World, those who make the recreational vehicles get excited about making …

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Goat Milk Stuff

Kid Focused » Jim and PJ Jonas grow their goat milk business with kids in mind  Owners: Jim and PJ Jonas Established: January 2009 Products: Complete line of bath and …

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Family Owned and Farmed since 1843|Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards

Bring the family to Huber’s and spend the day! Owners: Greg and Ted Huber Established: 1843 Website: HuberWinery.com Products: Wines & Distilled Spirits, Farm Fresh Produce, Homemade Fudge, Ice Cream …

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Wilstem Ranch Elephant Retreat

The Elephant Retreat is back for an extended season in 2016!  With an added elephant barn, retreats can now be held inside. An expanded pasture has also been created to …

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Something Special in Terre Haute

By Karen Weik “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” So goes the motto chanted by Special Olympic athletes across the nation …

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Modern-Day Treasure Hunts- Geocaching with Kids

By Rebecca Wood Nine years ago, Jeni Smith was looking for an activity to enjoy with her teenage daughter. Her friend suggested geocaching, a high-tech treasure hunt in which participants …

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