Little Indiana

Little Indiana

Small Town Destinations
Jessica Nunemaker
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 04/29/2016
Format: Paperback 193 color illus.
ISBN: 978-0-253-02061-1
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2016 Foreword Indies Finalist, Travel category

Best of Indiana Journalism, Nonfiction Book Category, from the Society of Professional Journalists

Where was James Dean’s hometown? What do A. J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, and Al Unser have in common besides winning the Indianapolis 500? Where was the world’s first theme park? Find these answers and more in Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations. Featuring towns of 15,000 or fewer inhabitants, Little Indiana explores where to eat, stay, play, and shop in over 90 small towns. After six years of traveling the state in search of amazing local experiences, blogger and TV host Jessica Nunemaker shares a treasure trove of what to expect in Hoosier small towns. Perfect for any length of excursion—day or weekend—the book is organized by region and town and provides travelers easy access to information found nowhere else. From wineries to antique shops, alpaca farms to chocolate stores, unique attractions are awaiting discovery. Full-color images showcase specialty stores, mouth-watering meals, and exciting attractions tucked off the beaten path. Proof that there’s always something to do in a small town, this book is the perfect way to kick-start your next Indiana adventure!

Author Bio

Jessica Nunemaker began in 2009. Since then, she has become host of a Little Indiana segment on the statewide PBS show The Weekly Special. She speaks on town and community to groups large and small, writes bi-weekly articles for her local newspaper, and continues her search for the next great spot to stay, play, shop, or eat.


“As someone who has traveled the state for years, I always enjoy new destinations to visit. Little Indiana is a great resource of the unusual (blueberry cheddar cheese in Cambridge City?) and the hidden spots (shrimp farm, really?) across the state. I can't wait to use it as my guide for future travels.”
 — Carrie Lambert, Indiana Tourism Professional

“Jessica Nunemaker has a gift for uncovering hidden gems in small towns across Indiana and bringing each community to life. The amazing stories and photographs in Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations will entice you to explore the Hoosier state and ensure you know the best places to stay, play, eat and shop in each town.”
 — Ken Kosky, Indiana Dunes Tourism Promotions Director

“Featuring towns of 15,000 or fewer inhabitants, Little Indiana explores where to eat, stay, play, and shop in over 90 small towns. Full-color images showcase specialty stores, mouth-watering meals, and exciting attractions tucked off the beaten path—proof that there is always something to do in a small town!”

“If you’re looking for fun things to see and do … close to home … without blowing your life’s savings … Jessica Nunemaker’s just-published guide, Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations, is for you. The 324-page softcover book, published by Quarry Books (an imprint of Indiana University Press) brims with spritely writing and up-to-date info on interesting places to stay, play, shop and eat … without parking garages, interstates and urban angst.”
 — Lafayette Journal and Courier

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Table of Contents

Northern Indiana
1. Bremen
2. Brookston
3. Chesterton
4. Converse
5. DeMotte
6. Denver
7. Francesville
8. Furnessville
9. Kouts
10. Kniman
11. La Fontaine
12. Lowell
13. Monticello
14. Monon
15. Morocco
16. Nappanee
17. North Judson
18. North Liberty
19. Peru
20. Porter
21. Remington
22. Rensselaer
23. Roann
24. Roselawn
25. Star City
26. Wabash
27. Wakarusa
28. Walkerton
29. Wheatfield
30. Williamsport
31. Wolcott

Central Indiana
32. Arcadia
33. Battle Ground
34. Cambridge City
35. Centerville
36. Cicero
37. Covington
38. Cutler
39. Danville
40. Dayton
41. Delphi
42. Fairmount
43. Farmland
44. Fortville
45. Fountain
46. Fountain City
47. Gas City
48. Greencastle
49. Greens Fork
50. Hagerstown
51. Kirklin
52. Knightstown
53. Maplewood
54. Martinsville
55. Matthews
56. Morgantown
57. Mulberry
58. North Salem
59 Perkinsville
60. Romney
61. Rossville
62. Swayzee
63. Upland
64. Winchester

Southern Indiana
65. Batesville
66. Bean Blossom
67. Cannelton
68. Corydon
69. French Lick
70. Friendship
71. Greensburg
72. Hatfield
73. Holton
74. Huntingburg
75. Leavenworth
76. Lincoln City
77. Madison
78. Marengo
79. Mauckport
80. Milan
81. Moorefield
82. Nashville
83. Osgood
84. Paoli
85. Rockport
86. Santa Claus
87. Salem
88. Scottsburg
89. St. Meinrad
90. Tell City
91. Versailles
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