Carmel Fire Buffs & Fire Dept. Museum

This is truly one of those tucked-away gems that was hiding right under my nose. To find Carmel Fire Buffs & Fire Department Museum, I had to look at a map and zoom in really closely, look at the address, then look at my map again. Still, I was puzzled as to where exactly it was. I’d…

Conner Prairie

When the weather conditions are right — not too windy, not too cold — you will see the Conner Prairie hot air balloon in the sky. It is a familiar, welcoming, orange-and-yellow beacon in Fishers, Indiana, beckoning everyone to the outdoor museum. Once inside the grounds, you are transported to the 1800s. Peek inside the houses, walk around the park,…