The Cottage at Natural Valley Ranch is a “Natural” Choice for Family Vacations in Hendricks County, Indiana

Friendly farm cat at Natural Valley Ranch; Indianapolis vacation home

Our stay at the Cottage at Natural Valley Ranch was arranged in partnership with the Hendricks County CVB. There is just something about a farm cottage that immediately relaxes me. Maybe it’s the wrap around porch that I can all too easily imagine spending evenings relaxing on, listening to crickets chirp and birds twitter as […]

Nobody Leaves Indy Without Visiting the Track

funny cars at the Chevrolet Performance  Nationals

Our afternoon at Lucas Oil Raceway was arranged in partnership with the Hendricks County CVB. My age is likely showing here, but does anyone remember the movie Adventures in Babysitting? The part where the babysitter and the kids are running to get away from the car thieves and they enter a Blues club through the back door […]

Exploring Omaha Without a Car

Exploring Omaha Without a Car

This trip was arranged in partnership with and Visit Omaha. I can’t even recall the last time I was in Omaha to visit. I think it may have been when I was a child and my parents took me to the zoo. So… let’s conservatively estimate it to have been about 30 years ago. It’s embarrassing […]

Be a Part of Your Favorite Childhood Tales at Storybook Land

Storybook Land Express, Aberdeen, SD

What is your favorite nursery rhyme or story from childhood? Maybe you dreamed of being a knight or princess in a magical castle. Or did you dream of having a farm like Old MacDonald? Maybe you just wanted to click a pair of shiny red shoes together and be transported like Dorothy? You can step […]