Category - Fall

Central Indiana’s best kept secret is secret no more. North of Noblesville, Indiana along IN-37 is Strawtown Koteewi Park, a nature lover’s dream of 750 acres of trails and adventure. But there’s more than hiking paths and bird watching. Here, you can shoot a bow and arrow, zipline through the trees, ride a horse, camp overnight and discover Native American history.

This is your guide to exploring Strawtown Koteewi Park and its six attractions.

“Spanning more than 1,000 wooded acres, Conner Prairie presents history, science, art, and nature via interactive displays and exhibits, appropriate for all different age levels. It is presented in a way that makes the experience fun, meaningful, and accessible to all.” -Chicago blogger Francesca of The Working Mom’s Travels

By definition, Conner Prairie is an interactive outdoor history museum, but it is so much more. Families from across the Midwest travel to Fishers, Indiana to experience Conner Prairie for themselves. It’s best explored in person, but to be inspired, read below for our guide to all things to do at Conner Prairie.

The Monon Trail is one of the most popular outdoor amenities in central Indiana. This premier destination is a paved pedestrian pathway, perfect for biking, walking and running through the heart of Hamilton County, Indiana and connecting to Indianapolis. On any given day, you’ll see families with strollers, dogs on leashes, hardcore cyclists and runners or people simply strolling. Before you hit the trail, learn more about this unique outdoor experience in Indiana.

Hamilton County, Indiana is abuzz this fall with excitement of the much-anticipated openings of IKEA and Portillo’s in Fishers, but don’t let your craving for Swedish meatballs or Chicago dogs keep you from sampling other recent arrivals.

The culinary scene continues to grow across the county. Here are a few of the new and planned eateries you should check out this fall.

An annual tradition for many families, Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie in Hamilton County, Indiana is full of spook-tacular fun. If this is your first time attending, we’ve got tips and tricks to help make sure that the only surprises you have are the kind that go “boo”!

The calendars have turned and so have the leaves - that means it's fall break time! Indiana is breathtaking this time of year and fall is the perfect time to visit Hamilton County, Indiana for a quick, fun family getaway and get your fall fix. To give you a break with planning, we've compiled the top 8 things to do with family or friends.

What's happening in #VisitHC this month? Grab your calendars and read below for inspiration for things to do.

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There are so many things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this fall, with festivals every weekend through the end of October. From the quintessential to the quirky, there’s a fall festival for you to enjoy. Celebrate sweater weather and the return of crisp fall air with these can’t-miss events.

The next time you’re in the mood for a change of scenery, do yourself a favor: Hop in the car and head to northern Hamilton County, where suburban development gives way to pastoral landscapes and farm markets are more prevalent than roundabouts. It took me more than a decade to discover the “other” Hamilton County north of State Road 32, and now others are catching on, too.