Category - active living

Hendricks County Indiana Reopening Guide

Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:00 PM by Josh Duke

As we work our way through this pandemic, we have reached Stage 4.5 in Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan, beginning July 4. The change replaces the previously anticipated step of moving to Stage 5 of the plan as the Governor…

Where to Fish in Hendricks County

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Last summer, we took our boys fishing for the first time. They seemed to be kind of bored with it...until my youngest reeled in a catfish. After that, (pardon the pun) they were hooked. Grabbing our poles and a bucket of worms and heading down to…

6 Reasons You Should Visit Avon Town Hall Park

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

Since moving to Pittsboro, Indiana, a few years ago, my family and I have enjoyed visiting the numerous beautiful, well-kept parks throughout Hendricks County. Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E. U.S. 36 in Avon, can be found at the top of my family's list…

Father's Day Ideas in Hendricks County, Indiana

Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Father's Day is June 21, and with all of us slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to figure out how to celebrate dad this year. You want to spend time with your father, you want to have fun, but you also want to be safe…

I’m not a golf regular by any means, but I have visited quite a few of Hendricks County golf courses. With my son now 12, he has shown some interest in the game and has joined me on a couple of excursions to local courses lately. I can’t stress…

Editor's Note: This is a series of posts in which Visit Hendricks County is partnering with the Hendricks County ICON and Business Leader by re-publishing stories that first appeared in their publications. These stories will highlight some of our…

There was a time in Hendricks County, Indiana, when railroads played an important role in transportation, commerce, settlement and expansion of the area. As time marched on, though, railroad traffic declined nationwide, and rail companies began…

You can't see me as you read this, but I'm wearing two hats right now. One hat is that of a Visit Hendricks County blogger. The other hat is that of the Assistant Superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation -- the agency that is bringing a…

A person can only be cooped up in the house for so long. Eventually, we all need some exercise and fresh air. One activity that my family and I like to do for a change of scenery is to pile into the car and take a road trip to visit a park or trail…

The first Farmers Market of the season is set to open in a little over a week in Hendricks County despite this pandemic. The Danville Farmers Market held weekly on Saturday mornings from May through September traditionally is the first farmers market…