Spring is the perfect time to go outside and play, and Wayne County offers many ways to explore the great outdoors, even while social distancing measures are in effect.
Take a hike
Ditch the stress and seek a fun time away from the routine of every day. This spring break create memories that won’t break the bank in Richmond & Wayne County Indiana!
You are getting hungry…. you are getting very hungry….
Fortunately, you’re in luck! Richmond and Wayne County have everything it takes — and then some — to satisfy any culinary craving. Whether your tastes run toward traditional comfort food, chocolates and sweet treats, barbecue or spicy ethnic cuisines, you’ll find something yummy in this east-central Indiana region that’s sure to fit the bill.
Here are just a few tempting menu options to sample and savor:
What is it about chocolate? The delectable treat that causes mouth watering experiences has now caused a sort of cocoa craze to take over Wayne County, Indiana. Richmond and Wayne County's self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail takes you to a one-of-a-kind ice cream parlor, amish market, candy shops/factories, gift shops and more. Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms - all FREE to sample!
February is Black History Month, and Wayne County honors its African-American heritage in meaningful ways.
Often referred to as the Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad, the Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site and Interpretive Center in Fountain City recently underwent an extensive upgrade to improve the visitor experience through interactive educational exhibits.
Things are heating up in Richmond, Indiana this January! The sounds of chainsaws buzzing, children laughing and live music all welcome you as you arrive in Richmond for the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival from January 23 – 26th.
For the past 7 years, thousands of visitors from hundreds of miles away have traveled to Richmond for the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival. It’s a cool festival you don’t want to miss!
Having trouble coming up with holiday gift ideas for those difficult-to-please folks on your shopping list? Consider locally made items from Wayne County, Indiana.
Whether you live here, are a former resident, are visiting or just passing through, Wayne County has a lot to choose from. You’re sure to find something for Everyone on your holiday shopping list.
First, there’s the tried and true.
Josh Minor is enthusiastic about Richmond, Indiana’s Historic Depot District.
“It’s kind of like a street fair but all year long,” he said after searching several minutes for just the right description.
Exploring museums together can be a wonderful family adventure – fun and educational.
Unfortunately, it can also get a little pricey.
That’s why the Smithsonian Institution has designated Saturday, Sept. 21, as Museum Day. It’s not just a name, it’s a gift from America’s national museum to you!
Go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday and get a free ticket for you and a guest to visit a participating museum at no charge on that day. One ticket per email address.
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