Author: Maggie Cripe

Maggie is a senior at Butler University studying Organizational Communications and hopes to combine her love of travel with tourism when she graduates.  Born and raised in Indianapolis, Maggie didn't grow up far from Hamilton County.  As the PR and Marketing Intern at Hamilton County Tourism, she loves the opportunities to explore the area and help promote the place that makes central Indiana so special.

Sometimes it can seem nearly impossible to unplug and unwind. Even when your getaway comes around, planning your trip can be a job in itself. What you need is a weekend to take your body and mind away from the everyday stresses of phones, work and busy schedules.

Treat yourself to a wellness weekend in Hamilton County, Indiana, with these relaxing and restorative ideas.

Since opening in fall 2018, Mercantile 37 has established itself as a must-see destination in northern Hamilton County. Locals remember this historic building as a truck stop and Wheeler’s Restaurant in the 1970s – a place for travelers and those passing through on State Road 37. Now, the building is home to a showroom filled with locally-made products from more than 50 Hoosier makers and a café/market appropriately named Wheeler’s Cafe as tribute to the building’s past life.  

For 38 years, Kroger Symphony on the Prairie has been the perfect way to spend a summer night full of music and entertainment, and it just got even better. Summer 2019 boasts the largest concert schedule ever for this popular summer music series at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre in Fishers, Indiana.

National Pizza Day is officially celebrated on February 9 each year, but let’s be honest: every day is pizza day. No matter if you like your pizza piled high with veggies or loaded with meat, you’re bound to find a pie for you in Hamilton County. Here are seven places to grab a slice of pizza in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond.