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Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

Running or walking outdoors provides many health benefits for the body and mind. Parks and trail systems located throughout Hendricks County offer beautiful green space for outdoor activities. Put the two together, and runners and walkers of all…

January is upon us and we have settled in for a long, cold, harsh Indiana winter. As temperatures plummet into the teens and single digits, our time spent outdoors is limited. Luckily, Hendricks County fun is not limited to the outdoors. In fact, a…

Outdoor Adventures At Hummel Park

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family could be considered connoisseurs of Hendricks County parks, as we have explored just about all of them many times over. Everyone picks an activity of interest, and we find a park to appease all of us. Last week on a very hot, humid day the…

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 family's list…

I watched as my friend raided the dollar bins at Target the other day. She's home bound with the sweetest twin boys. Bless her! She also has a very busy 6-year-old daughter. She pinned all her hopes of keeping her eldest entertained with every…

One of the best parts about summer is making memories by taking the family out for some cool, refreshing water fun. In Hendricks County, Indiana, we boast plenty of options including two waterparks, three splash pads and even a place to get wet while…

Because it's too cold to play outside, I've spent many hours this winter breaking up wrestling matches between my two young sons. They have lots of energy to burn, but can't go outside to do it. We're always looking for indoor places where my kids can…

Football season is here! The kids around Hendricks County have started their youth football seasons, high school football is in full swing, college football has kicked off its 2014 season, and the NFL is less than a week away from significantly…

I’ve come to learn that what our children treasure most does not always correlate to the money spent. In fact, what they crave is our time. With that in mind and spring break upon us, I have a few ideas in Hendricks County where treasured memories…

What I Will Miss About Hendricks County

Thursday, February 27, 2014 10:32 PM by Jennifer Donovan

This blog post is bittersweet for me, because I’m headed for a new journey but leaving behind the Hoosier state I grew up in. My family and I have recently relocated to South Carolina for my husband’s job, so this will be my last post for Visit…