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A Little Amish History

The Amish people in America are an old religious sect, direct descendants of the Anabaptists of sixteenth-century Europe who challenged the reforms of Martin Luther and others during the Protestant Reformation. They rejected infant baptism in favor of baptism (or re-baptism) as … Continue reading

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Touring Amish Country

Clip-clop, clip-clop, clip, clop It’s a soothing sound, this steady beat of horse hooves on asphalt. And it’s a sound heard often in Amish Country. Driving the country roads that zigzag Indiana’s Amish communities, you’ll pass numerous horse-drawn buggies—a visible … Continue reading

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RV Capital of the World

Elkhart County is considered the Recreational Vehicle Capital of the World. Over 80 percent of the nation’s recreational vehicles are manufactured in Elkhart County. You’ll find everything RV here from manufacturing, service, repairs, parts, and accessories to dealers, campgrounds, and … Continue reading

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Indiana Beach: More Problems Encircle Morgan RV Resorts

Will Indiana Beach, central Indiana’s beloved summer attraction, open next summer, as it has every year for the past 87 seasons? Morgan Recreation Vacations, the company that purchased the amusement park in 2008, says the answer is an unequivocal “yes.” … Continue reading

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Elkhart’s EV Dream Dies as RVs Surge Anew

Elkhart, Indiana, is known as the RV capital of the world. The city suffered badly when the recession hit, and demand for recreational vehicles all but screeched to a halt. That’s when local and state leaders started looking for ways … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: February 17

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Tire Inflation Proper tire inflation is more important to your safety when traveling than many RVers realize. Under-inflated tires create … Continue reading

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Indiana Bill Would Exempt Non-Resident RV Sales Tax

Indiana Rep. Tim Neese, R-Elkhart, has authored legislation to boost recreational vehicle sales in both Elkhart County—the nation’s RV capital—and throughout the state of Indiana. According to a report in the Goshen News, the bill would exempt sales tax of … Continue reading

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Indiana State Parks Welcomes Super Bowl Fans

Available, affordable, and nearby! These words aren’t usually associated with camping or lodging for a Super Bowl weekend, but all apply to accommodations at Indiana’s State Parks and State Park Inns for and those planning to come to Indianapolis for … Continue reading

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2012 Super Bowl Parking: More People Are Buying

Newly released data from ParkWhiz.com shows that the initial concern about hosting the Super Bowl in a cold weather climate was unfounded. As the ONLY true online marketplace that fans can secure a guaranteed parking, tailgate, or RV space at … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

It’s that time of year again. The Christmas countdown has begun! While the holidays bring with it lots of love, time spent with family and friends, good food, and more, it can also bring stress—most from the gift exchange. Trying … Continue reading

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