Category - hikes & bikes

Weekend Primer: Oct. 27-29

Monday, October 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

It's a bit scary when Halloween falls on a week night, for teachers, anyway. Ha! But in all honesty, there are some great advantages to a school night holiday. It often means that the weekend prior will be packed with opportunities to stretch out…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 11-13

Monday, August 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

As you make your plans for the upcoming weekend, make it a point to visit Hendricks County if you enjoy wine and live music, shopping, classic cars, a meteor shower or taking a walk, run or bike ride. We've got it all going on during the weekend of…

There was a time in Hendricks County 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 abandoning…

Father's Day Ideas in Hendricks County

Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Father's Day is this Sunday, and if you're looking for a unique way to celebrate dad, look no further than Hendricks County . Us dads come in all shapes, sizes, situations and interests, so when it comes to Father's Day, we all like to celebrate in…

If you're a fan of the great outdoors, we have some exciting news involving a few of our parks here in Hendricks County . There are two new programs being offered this summer by Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , as well as a new park opening up to…

Weekend Primer: April 28-30

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The weekend is on the horizon! If you find yourself looking for something to do this weekend, we have plenty of reasons to visit Hendricks County including drag racing, an opportunity for gardeners, a family-friendly festival, a 5K run/walk and a…

My family and I had never visited Sodalis Nature Park , 7700 S. County Road 975 East, Plainfield, so we went to explore on a warmish Saturday earlier this month. My daughter needed to collect natural items for a school project, and my husband and I…

B&O Trail Expands West in Brownsburg

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Local runners, walkers and cyclists are probably already familiar with the B&O Trail . It's a scenic and safe place to get outside and get active. 2017 has brought expansions to the trail making it better than before with even more improvements on the…

If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh Duke's…

Top 10: Outdoor Winter Events in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 4:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I don't know about you, but I get cabin fever something fierce during the winter months. I like to be outdoors, so I keep Visit Hendricks County's Outdoor Recreation Events Calendar on speed-dial, so to speak. That calendar, combined with my own…