Splish Splash

Nothing says summer like splashing in water or relaxing in a lazy river, so we’re happy to announce Splashin’ Safari is now open! It’s time …

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10 Reasons You Need To Go Camping This Summer

When was the last time you slept under the stars or made s’mores around a crackling campfire? This area is known for its variety of …

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A Sweet Splurge

Any reason to splurge on the sweets is a good reason to me. Today is National No Diet Day, which means it’s as good as …

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Behind the Scenes at Lincoln Amphitheatre

Have you ever been “behind-the-scenes” of a live production? I was able to speak with Eric Altheide, Managing Producer of the Lincoln Amphitheatre to find …

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The Beginning of the End to Slavery

On this day in 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation that abolished slavery in Washington D.C. Eight and a half months later, President Lincoln would …

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Abe Saves His Favorite Dog

Guest post by Paula Alexander of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The following is an account of the Lincoln family crossing the Wabash River entering into …

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

“Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday Abraham Lincoln, happy birthday to you!”  On this day 207 years ago, Abe Lincoln was …

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Lincoln State Park Weekend Getaway

Year after year, families return to Lincoln State Park for a camping experience sure to provide memories long after they return home. Pitch a tent …

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Have your pie, and eat it, too!

Who doesn’t love pies? Even though there is no reference to Abraham Lincoln’s favorite pie, I like to think he enjoyed this tasty dessert! While …

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How to Select Wine

A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for many occasions: holiday parties, a birthday celebration, and casual dinners. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays…well…all days actually…could be …

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Double Cheese Please

There’s nothing like the smell of a fresh pizza…especially if you didn’t have to make it yourself! It’s National Pizza Month and there are plenty …

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Try one of Santa’s favorite treats to satisfy your sweet tooth! Santa’s favorite treats couldn’t fit in just one store. Check out the Santa Claus …

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