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 & other great sites! Here’s my guide to kid-friendly things to do in Indianapolis. Children’s Museum of Indianapolis At nearly 500,000 square feet in size, it’s easy to see how the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis hosts 1.25 million visitors each year! The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is very popular with families. After all, this isn’t your typical …

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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 I am so thankful that our plans changed and we were able to extend our stay in Indianapolis! I had been eyeing the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown for some time knowing that they had train car hotel rooms. Staying in a unique accommodation creates a memorable experience for young and old and this was definitely one we won’t soon forget! The Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown is housed in historic Union …

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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 the very young to the very old. The museum is HUGE, which makes it impossible to see in one day, and they average 6 new …

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Huddleston Farmhouse and the National Road Museum

Indiana Landmark near Cambridge City The Huddleston Farmhouse was built in 1841 by John Huddleston. Mr. Huddleston built his home knowing that it would become an Inn for people traveling along the newly created National Road. Thirty-five years earlier, in 1806, Congress authorized the construction of the National Road. However, this wasn’t without some controversy! In a country as new as the United States, legislators (and their constituents) weren’t sure that the government should be allowed to fund roads! The …

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My favorite travel decor from Amazon

Amazon home furnishings that will inspire your wanderlust Amazon opens a world of shopping options that didn’t exist 10 years ago! No longer do I need to peruse the aisles of T.J. Maxx or Hobby Lobby (I still like to), when I can stay in my jammies and shop from home! Here are my favorite travel decor items, found on Amazon, for every room in the house. *This post contains affiliate links.* How cute are these throw pillow covers? Adding …

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Our family of five hasn’t paid for a flight in three years – Here’s how you can, too!

Yes, you read that right! We’ve flown to New Orleans, Florida, Ireland, and Texas and paid only a few dollars in taxes. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg, we’ve also saved thousands on flights to Australia & Canada. I’m hoping that by the end of this article you, too, will understand how to use credit card points to get free flights. So, how do you fly for free? By racking up credit card miles in the most calculated …

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Beat cabin fever! 10 indoor attractions in Ohio for families

It’s that time of winter when I begin to wonder if we’ll ever get outside in the sunshine again. Cabin fever has reached a peak in our home and I’m sure it has yours, too! Here’s a list of 10 indoor Ohio attractions that are good for kids…and their parents. The Cleveland Museum of Art While you may think of art museums as only for adults, the Cleveland Museum of Art is inspiring for all ages. The Armor Room allows …

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You’ll dig it! Columbian Mammoths and the Waco Mammoth National Monument

 When travelers think of Waco, Texas they usually find the name synonymous with the popular TV show, “Fixer Upper.”  But there is much more to Waco than just Silos and the Magnolia brand.  Waco is the site of a fossil dig containing the nation’s only evidence of a nursery herd of Columbian Mammoths.  This discovery is now home to the Waco Mammoth National Monument, and it should be high on your list of things to do in Waco! Columbian Mammoths, …

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