Category - family

Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Friday, March 6, 2020 1:00 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we like to provide alternatives here in Central Indiana to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. You can spend a long weekend or even a week here, have great fun and save…

Insider Guide to Maple Syrup Days at McCloud Nature Park

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana, the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just outside…

Top 10: Hendricks County's Best-Kept Secrets

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Chances are pretty good that when you hear about Hendricks County, Indiana, you're familiar with many of our main attractions. Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg is home to the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals and many other motorsports events on…

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

My fellow blogger Jamie Hergott recently wrote about locations to enjoy Outdoor Winter Fun in Hendricks County, so as the assistant superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Jamie's post with one about 8…

It’s right around this time in January many of us are trying to beat the winter blues by thinking ahead to our spring, summer and fall vacations. The U.S. Travel Association is offering free resources for the third year in a row to celebrate National…

Top 20 Events in Hendricks County in 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Editor's Note: Events on this calendar are subject to change. Please check with the event organizer to ensure event is still taking place. Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana, is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here…

The best indoor place to swim in Hendricks County, Indiana, Planfield Parks and Recreation's indoor section of Splash Island Family Waterpark, is open year round. And I can say with authority, it's an awesome place for families to enjoy. Located…