Category - recreation

Hendricks County fun is not limited to the outdoors. In fact, a visit to Hendricks County in the wintertime offers numerous options to keep you warm and well-entertained. Here's a list of 8 of my favorite indoor places to take the kids with a few…

Have you ever wanted to go for a bike ride on a random beautiful day, but you didn’t have access to a bike? Or maybe you don’t have room in your car to haul your bike to a decent trail. Look no further than the town of Plainfield, Indiana. In a…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 25-27

Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're headed toward the last weekend before Halloween, and there are a lot of fun activities for the whole family coming up here in Hendricks County, Indiana, to get you in the holiday spirit. We have cats, bats, scarecrows, Doctor Who, and more this…

Fall Break Getaway Ideas

Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:00 AM by Katy Mann

If you are looking for an affordable, fun, family-friendly fall break vacation, Hendricks County provides all of that and more. Here's how I'll be spending my fall break with my family, you're welcome to join in! Day 1 I love starting vacation with a…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 18-20

Monday, October 14, 2019 8:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We have a plethora of fall activities for the entire family here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and the coming weekend is no exception. Taste some beer, admire some creative scarecrows, let the dogs out, enjoy some fall festivals, and take in an ABA…

What You Need To Know About the Fall Colors Festival

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park in North…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're not far away from peak fall colors here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and since I work for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I have a pretty good idea of where to find the beautiful autumn foliage that makes the season so colorful. Fall…

Weekend Primer: Sept. 27-29

Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

It's officially fall in Indiana! For us Midwesterners, this is one of our absolute favorite times of the year. The weather is perfect, fall festivals are happening and Hendricks County offers so many fun events to celebrate the end of summer. Check…

Plainfield Indiana Boasts Top-Notch Trails System

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

When my family moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, several years ago, we were unfamiliar with local parks or trails. As nature lovers, avid runners/walkers and "entertainment researchers" for the kiddos, it was necessary to seek out the best ones…

Weekend Primer: Sept. 13-15

Monday, September 9, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The days of summer are winding down, and fall is right around the corner here in Hendricks County, Indiana, which is a perfect time to come spend the weekend with us. This weekend we have two fall-themed events going on -- one involving fast cars and…