Category - family

Top 5 Playgrounds in Hendricks County

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:00 AM by Jennifer Donovan

My daughter loved helping me out with this assignment. I love to take her to Hendricks County, Indiana, parks to play on the playground equipment. Avon, Danville, Brownsburg and Plainfield have a lot to offer families when it comes to play areas, and…

I can remember after just moving to Hendricks County about 15 years ago taking in a movie at the Clermont Drive-In across the street from Lucas Oil Raceway with my wife just before it closed for good. I also remember watching the movie Twister at…

Summers can get hot and humid in Hendricks County, Indiana. But luckily, we have plenty of waterparks and splash pads to soak up the Indiana summer. All of the following locations provide perfect opportunities to cool off while making memories. So…

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…

Hendricks County 4th of July Preview

Friday, June 26, 2020 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Independence Day is arriving soon, and if you're looking for activities and fireworks on the 4th of July, Hendricks County, Indiana, is the place to be! COVID-19 has altered some plans, but there are still celebrations to be found. Here's what's on…

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…

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…

There are many things about summer in Indiana that I love, and high on that list is fresh produce. Indiana-grown fruits and vegetables are second to none, and our local farmers markets allow me to get them when they're in season and at their most…