Tag - water park

I jokingly say my daughters turn into fish when school lets out for the summer. We spend most of our free time swimming and relaxing in a pool, usually at my parents' house. However, sometimes we want more amenities and venture to aquatic centers. I…

Where to Get Wet This Summer

Friday, May 25, 2018 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…

Memorial Day Weekend Primer 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 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 unofficial…

Top 10: Splash Island Insider Tips

Monday, May 14, 2018 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 more…

Weekend Primer: June 2-4

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

It's officially summer break for most schools, and I don't know about you, but my kids are already asking, "What are we doing today?" Ugh. Luckily, there is plenty to do in Hendricks County this time of year. Here are a few things you can enjoy this…

Top 10: Editor Choices for 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016 9:00 AM by Josh Duke

Earlier this week, I unveiled our reader's most popular stories on the Hendricks County Insider blog in 2016 based on total views, but I wanted to take a different approach today by sharing some of my favorites while giving you a glimpse of what…

Weekend Primer: July 29-31

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:34 AM by Stephanie Porter

Those summer days are dwindling, but there is still plenty of fun to be had in Hendricks County. Here are a few ways to enjoy this weekend. Beasley's Orchard It's no secret, I love this place. The land, the barn, the activities, and of course, all…

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Plainfield

Monday, February 8, 2016 6:54 PM by Kelly Wallace

Conveniently located off I-70 and just next door to the Indianapolis International Airport, Plainfield has an abundance of hotel, shopping, dining, recreational opportunities and events for those traveling to Hendricks County. My husband and I lived…

Summer Birthday or Bummer Birthday?

Thursday, August 6, 2015 7:57 PM by Stephanie Porter

The date is set, the invites extended, there is no turning back. The youngest in our flock is celebrating his 11th birthday. Summer birthdays can be a bummer. Everyone is busy, getting invites out can be cumbersome, and although the weather should be…

I find it hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend is this weekend. For many, it is the unofficial start to summer. So after preparing your grills for another season, why not take the family out for some cool, refreshing fun? Hendricks County has two…