Hummel Park

When I was in high school my parents took me and my brothers to Washington, D.C., for the 4th of July. I was excited because I heard their fireworks were like no other in the country. While on our way there, we stopped at a couple of Civil War ... read more

FREE Summer Fun in Hendricks County

Posted on June 16, 2016 at 04:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

Summer is fun, but it can get expensive. Luckily, there are so many great events, amenities and activities that can be enjoyed for free in Hendricks County. Here are a few of my favorite, go-to places to fill up on summer fun without emptying the ... read more

2016 Hendricks County Summer Outdoor Music Guide

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 09:30 AM by Kelly Wallace

I was at the Brownsburg Farmers Market opening day and got to enjoy music performed by the Twilite Nites. Several market-goers had chairs set up to watch the band as they played jazz versions of some classic songs. They were fantastic and seeing them ... read more
Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, and the sun has finally decided to shine upon us. You know what that means? WATER FUN! Thankfully we have many options in Hendricks County to cool off including a new one opening this year! Splash Island Family ... read more

Top Running/Walking Trails in Hendricks County

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 01:53 AM by Beth Fife

Spring has arrived in Hendricks County and running and walking is the perfect way to enjoy it and stay in shape at the same time. Many paved and wooded nature trails are located throughout the county. This post is dedicated to the most popular ones. ... read more
Last year when I decided to train for a half marathon, I researched tips for training and running long distances. One of the most important pieces of advice was to purchase running shoes that fit and support your feet properly to avoid sore feet, ... read more

Top 10: Hendricks County Run/Walk Events in 2016

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 10:44 PM by Beth Fife

With spring approaching, I felt it would be a good time to preview what I consider to be Hendricks County's top run/walk events. The list is in chronological order to make it easier to add to your calendar. Make 2016 the year you decide to live ... read more

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Plainfield

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 06:54 PM by Kelly Wallace

Conveniently located off I-70 and just next door to the Indianapolis International Airport, Plainfield has an abundance of hotel, shopping, dining, recreational opportunities and events for those traveling to Hendricks County. My husband and I lived ... read more

Top 10: Editor Chooses Best of 2015

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 06:57 PM by Josh Duke

Yesterday, I unveiled our reader's most popular stories on the Hendricks County Insider blog in 2015 based on total page views. Today, on this first day of 2016, I wanted to share my personal favorites from 2015. These 10 stories may not have ... read more

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