Author: Josh Duke

Josh has served as the Communications Manager for Visit Hendricks County since August 2011. He oversees the Hendricks County Insider tourism blog as well as handling other public relations functions for Visit Hendricks County and its partners to share all the wonderful activities, attractions and events the county has to offer.

In the tourism industry, we focus so much on today, this weekend or next week that we often lose sight of how we got here and how far we've come, even here in Hendricks County, Indiana. Not long ago, the iconic Mayberry Cafe in Danville was simply…

Wanna Get Away? Visit Hendricks County

Monday, April 30, 2018 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

I've learned from being in the tourism industry now for the past few years how important taking time away from work and spending more time with our loved ones means to our overall health. You don't necessarily have to go far or to a place like Disney…

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Monday, April 2, 2018 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

I don’t even pretend to be a walker, hiker, biker or horseback rider. So, I’m the last person in the world who should provide our visitors insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County , Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who to ask. After…

National Comedian Appearing at Lucas Oil Raceway

Friday, February 2, 2018 9:00 AM by Josh Duke

A comedian? Lucas Oil Raceway? In February? To raise money for a local domestic abuse shelter? Yes, these four things don't seem to have much in common, but they will all converge on Feb. 10 when national comedian Michael Jr. performs live during the…

Top Hendricks County Insider Stories of 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

I always like to give our dedicated local expert writers a break this final week of the year, which also gives me a chance to reflect on 2017 and their fine work. As I looked back, four of our top 10 most-viewed stories of 2017 along with three…