Spring Break is around the corner, and if you haven’t made extensive travel plans, consider taking advantage of all Hendricks County, Indiana, has to offer.

Not only does the county have unique shops, a variety of parks and trails and plenty of restaurant options to satisfy anyone’s taste buds, but it can all be done on a budget.

Grab the girls or guys for a group trip, your significant other or the entire family, and check out the many ways you can spend the day or even a week in the area.

Outdoor Fun 

Summer Horseback Riding at Natural Valley Ranch in Brownsburg Indiana

Hendricks County is packed with unique trail systems and public parks. Pack a picnic and head out to W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park for a game of disc golf or Ellis Park in Danville to try your hand at pickleball. You can enjoy horseback riding at Natural Valley Ranch. If your crew is interested in outdoor sports, Hendricks County provides a variety of options.

Girls' Day Out

Shopping for Shoes

Hendricks County has fantastic stores. Whether you’re into antique shops or The Shops at Perry Crossing mall, chances are you can find what you’re looking for. Don't forget about boutiques in the area, including Ella Mae’s in Brownsburg and Younique Culture in Plainfield.

Indoor Options 

LumberjAXE (Photo Courtesy of LumberjAXE Facebook page)

If you’re looking to use some of that pent up energy, try the new LumberjAXE in Plainfield or just the down the street, X-Golf is a great location for the guys (and gals) to spend the afternoon. There’s something for everyone in your group at Press Play Gaming Lounge in Brownsburg or The Virtual Galaxy in Avon.

Experience Outdoor Dining

The Prewitt (Photo Courtesy of Prewitt Facebook page)

The weather is getting warmer and restaurants who offer outdoor dining will be opening those areas for a unique experience. Spend the morning enjoying a quick breakfast outside at Mama Bird Bakery in Plainfield before heading out for the day or stop by Theo’s Italian or The Prewitt Restaurant & Lounge in Plainfield or Hoosier Roots in Pittsboro.

Unique & Affordable Lodging

The Deck on the Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch

Have you ever noticed getting a hotel room with an indoor pool seems to feel like a staycation all by itself? Hendricks County has a variety of choices when it comes to overnight accommodations. With affordable hotel options and quaint bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals, you can find the perfect fit for your vacation.