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Fall Is Here in Grant County

The cool September breezes are whistling through the air, and hints of fall can be found everywhere. As the leaves begin to turn, we are anxious to enjoy the beautiful kaleidoscope of color that encompasses the landscape around us. The beauty of fall is right around the corner, and you are invited to enjoy it…

Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival

In the heart of Grant County is the Cumberland Covered Bridge. This 181-foot covered timbered bridge is a beauty and it’s the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County! Spanning the Mississinewa River in Matthews, Indiana, this serene setting is a must-stop for a picnic and a selfie. Every year the Matthews Lions Club hosts…

Indy Airstrip Attack 2020 in Grant County

Grant County, Indiana’s reputation as the coolest destination in the Midwest was established in 1955 when hometown boy James Dean became an instant film sensation. Dean’s cool, self-assured style is the hallmark of our community and today Dean’s legendary love of cars and motorcycles lives on in his home of Grant County, Indiana. From the…

James Dean Spring Run Car Show 2020

Grant County, Indiana is home to everything classic and cool, and one of Hollywood’s coolest icons, James Dean, was born and raised right here in Fairmount, Indiana. Dean is best known for his famous roles in three Hollywood movies and for his love of classic cars. Each year, Grant County hosts a James Dean Spring…

Nostalgic Family Road Trip to Grant County

Remember when you were a kid and your family took a road trip? You can relive those days with your family; however, with you in the driver’s seat, this time will be even more fun!  Cruise on over to Grant County for a nostalgic family road trip, complete with roadside attractions, small towns and picnic…

Plan Your Summer Trip to Grant County

With everything that’s going on in the world right now, people are looking for positivity anywhere they can find it. Grant County is encouraging you to stay positive and look ahead to brighter days by planning a summer trip! Whether you are looking for saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean or Garfield, we…

Springtime is Here in Grant County

Grant County is the home of “Classic Cool” sports cars, motorcycles, a comic strip cat and an iconic movie star. But the coolest thing that you can do today is to help flatten the curve. With that being said, there still is a cure for cabin fever and that is to enjoy nature! Visiting a…

Bad Dad Brewing Co.

Started by a Dad and his sons, Bad Dad Brewing Co. has become the newest and coolest place to sit back, order a crisp cold beer and relax in Fairmount, Indiana. Next time you are in town, stop by the classic cool brewery for a beer and a bite. Featured in Pizza Today, Bad Dad…

Starting the Year Off Sweet

During these chilly winter months, what sounds better than cozying up in a warm local shop and enjoying a delicious sweet treat? We are kicking off the New Year by sharing our list of Top 5 places to enjoy a tasty treat in Grant County. Grant County Tasty Treats: Abbey Coffee Co. Ivanhoe’s Drive In…

Grant County’s Winter Wonderland

        Step into a Winter Wonderland at the Annual Walkway of Lights in Marion, Indiana. Over two million twinkling lights illuminate the night sky in Grant County during the festive holiday season. Known as one of the longest running, and largest Christmas lights display in the Midwest, this winter wonderland is chock…