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Holiday events within a 5-hour drive of Central Ohio

I’ve spent the last 15 years within an hour of Columbus, Ohio, so I’m finding I’m ready to get out and explore more of my home AND neighboring states.  Ohio and bordering states Indiana, Michigan, and West Virginia offer a plethora of events to relish in Yuletide joy! Here is my guide to Christmas & […]

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Reliable Richmond – This small, Indiana city packs a big punch for families

Things to do in Richmond, Indiana with kids I’ve traveled to Richmond, Indiana twice in the past year and both times I’ve been impressed with the number of things there are to do in the small city. Richmond has plenty of museums and parks, a thriving mural scene, and delicious dining options. Maybe my favorite

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History revealed at the Levi & Catharine Coffin House

Underground Railroad Stop near Richmond, Indiana Levi and Catharine Coffin were devout Quakers who believed slavery was antithetical to their faith. As a young boy of 7, Levi witnessed slaves being separated from their families and was terrified of the thought of his own father being separated from him. Levi Coffin grew up, married Catharine

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Kid-friendly things to do in Indianapolis

Your complete guide to Indianapolis for families Indy is a great city for families! This Midwest mecca holds the World’s Largest Children’s Museum, a state-of-the-art football stadium, and plenty of kind locals! Indianapolis is an easy road trip for families from Columbus, Ohio, or Louisville, Kentucky. Here’s my guide to kid-friendly things to do in

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Yes, you can sleep in a train car that’s INSIDE of a hotel!

A stay at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station Sometimes plans change and it makes for the best travel experience. For instance, I had been eyeing the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown for some time knowing that they had train car hotel rooms. Luckily, we were able to add a night in Indianapolis and make

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5 Can’t-Miss Experiences at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Indianapolis is home to the world’s largest children’s museum! At nearly 500,000 square feet in size, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis hosts 1.25 million visitors each year! It’s easy to see why the museum is so popular with families. This isn’t your typical children’s museum- it’s an inter-generational learning environment that caters to everyone from

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