Author: Katie Utken

Born and raised in Carmel, Katie serves as the Digital Marketing Coordinator focusing on social media efforts. Prior to joining the team, she served as the Yelp Indy marketing intern working to promote local businesses and attractions. A proud Butler University graduate, Katie loves shining a spotlight on all that Hamilton County has to offer locals and visitors alike.

Hit the slopes this winter right here in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indy. Koteewi Run Seasonal Slopes is a snow tubing hill now open in Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville, Indiana. Experience this thrilling outdoor winter adventure for yourself. Here’s what you need to know before you hit the hill.

Fall is the season of leaf peeping, the unofficial term used to describe travelers who seek out fall foliage to view and photograph. The leaves overhead will soon be ablaze in a stunning array of yellow, orange and red. Here's a list of places to view fall foliage in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond - and fun family activities to enjoy along the way.

It seems the second the weather drops below 70 degrees, fall is in full effect with pumpkin spice everything and caramel apples. The quintessential autumn activity is spending a crisp fall afternoon at a pumpkin patch, picking the perfect one to adorn your porch.

Here are four pumpkin patches in Hamilton County, Indiana where you can get your fall fix with friends and family.

Are you someone who can’t get enough of cooking competition shows? Seeks out Martha Stewart’s tips and tricks for party planning, home décor and beyond? Enjoys good food, complemented by beer, wine and spirits?

Then block off the afternoon of Sept. 29, 2018 on your calendar and make plans to be at Clay Terrace in Carmel, Indiana for the IndyStar Wine & Food Experience, brought to you by Martha Stewart.

Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, but the latest trend is yoga with animals. Not only is it adorable and Instagram-worthy, but it’s good for your health, too. Animal therapy releases oxytocin, which reduces stress and induces feeling of happiness.

After watching countless goat yoga videos on the Internet, I was on the hunt for a place to try it myself. Luckily, I didn’t have to go far. Happy Goat Lucky Yoga opened in June 2018 in Noblesville, Indiana.

Five Must-Try Fall Festival Foods

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Katie Utken

There are many foods fondly associated with the fall season - looking at you, pumpkin spice. But fall means festival season in Hamilton County, and beyond arts, culture and entertainment these festivals also serve up good eats. We rounded up a list of the top five foods you should try this fall at festivals in Hamilton County, Indiana.