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Where to Get Wet This Summer

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

With the warmer weather setting in and Memorial Day this weekend, it seemed like a perfect time to remind both visitors and locals of the places in Hendricks County, Indiana, where you can cool off, have some amazing family fun and make some ... read more

The Complete Beginner's Guide to McCloud Nature Park

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

One of Hendricks County , Indiana's premier destinations is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and there is no better time to visit McCloud Nature Park . Nestled in the northwest corner of the county, just outside of North Salem, ... read more

Memorial Day Weekend Primer 2018

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Whether you're in town for the Indianapolis 500, celebrating the end of the school year or simply looking for something to do over Memorial Day weekend, Hendricks County , Indiana, is the place to be. We are waving the green flag on the ... read more

Weekend Primer: May 18-20

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 09:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

Spring is in full swing, and the Primer has you covered with a full list of fun and unique events in Hendricks County, Indiana. So, let's get to some of my favorites: Mayberry in the Midwest The fifth annual, Andy Griffith Show -themed Mayberry ... read more

Top 10: Splash Island Insider Tips

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

I felt it was time to provide an insider perspective of how to get the most out of a visit to Hendricks County’s most popular water oasis. Below, you will find our Top 10 insider tips that will make a trip to Splash Island in Plainfield even ... read more

6 Reasons You Should Visit Avon Town Hall Park

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM 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 ... read more
Back in May 2003, McCloud Nature Park opened to the public in northwest Hendricks County , just outside North Salem. On May 5, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation will celebrate its flagship park's 15th anniversary with a free, ... read more

5 Reasons to 'Say Hey' at Mayberry in the Midwest

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

An annual Hendricks County tradition, the 5th Annual Mayberry in the Midwest Festival returns to Danville, Indiana, May 18-20, 2018 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food, and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in ... read more

5 Unique Easter Egg Hunts in Hendricks County

Posted on March 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Easter is April 1, and with it comes a wide variety of opportunities to hunt for Easter eggs in Hendricks County , Indiana. In addition to many traditional egg hunts, there are some unique activities taking place around the county that involve diving ... read more

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