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Sweethearts Getaway

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start planning a romantic weekend with that special someone. What can be more romantic than indulging in delicious, sweet treats, sipping on fine wine and soaking in a jacuzzi spa? You can find your perfectly passionate trip right here in Grant County. Oak Hill…

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…

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…

Small Business Saturday

It’s finally that special time of the year for some festive holiday shopping! Every year after Thanksgiving, deal-seeking shoppers rush to stand in line to shop Black Friday deals at busy department stores. The day after Black Friday, enjoy a day of peaceful shopping at your favorite local small business. On Small Business Saturday, discover…

Motorcycle History in Grant County

Grant County is Home of the Hog! Every biker knows that the nickname for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle is “hog.” What they may not know is that the iconic nickname was coined right here in Marion, Indiana, almost 100 years ago! Coming off the heels of World War I, the 200-mile “Cornfield Classic” was instrumental in…

Outdoor Adventures in Grant County

During the summertime we all long to spend time outside, experiencing nature and breathing in the fresh air. Whether it’s lake time, a casual stroll in the park or a serious hiking excursion, there are a lot of outdoor adventures to be had in Grant County. Here is our list of the top recreational places…

Most Nostalgic Places to Visit in Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to everything that is classic and cool. Whether it’s a picnic by a beautiful covered bridge, lunch at the drive-in or reliving the gas boom of Gas City, our towns are chock-full of nostalgic charm. Below are some of the most nostalgic places to visit in Grant County. Cumberland Covered…

Cumberland Covered Bridge

The 181-foot covered timbered bridge, built in 1877 and restored in 1999, spans the Mississinewa River at Matthews and is the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. It was swept from its abutments by the great 1913 flood, and floated a quarter mile downstream. It was later returned to its abutments by horses. The…