Tourism And Staycations In Indiana

Apr 30, 2021

As the weather heats up and folks try to figure out where to go on vacation, the pandemic might create a change of plans. Even if you’re vaccinated, traveling can still feel risky. So what about having a staycation and enjoying everything Indiana has to offer?

Today we learn more about the hidden wonders of the state, from overlooked locations to the art of foraging. And we find out why Apple’s new $100 million distribution center is being touted as a boon for the local economy. Will it increase the state’s profile and bring more jobs?

Produced by Mariam Sobh.

Guests:

Samantha Horton
Business & Economy Reporter, Indiana Public Broadcasting

Elaine Bedel
Secretary and CEO, Indiana Destination Development Corporation

Matt Shul
Founder, White Pines Wilderness Academy

Patrick Haulter
Interpretive Naturalist, Division of State Parks