Category - Northern Towns

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.

Fall in Indiana means it’s time to visit an apple orchard and pumpkin patch to pick what’s in season. In Sheridan, Indiana – just a few minutes from downtown Westfield and Grand Park Sports Campus – is a local favorite that has all the fall fun you’re looking for, ripe for the pickin’.

Celebrate the 4th of July in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield, Indiana this year. Here are things to do for Independence Day in central Indiana, including details on where to see fireworks and parades.

Golf and race enthusiasts are well aware that one of our nation’s favorite Pete Dye-designed golf courses races through the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Each year, the Indy 500 welcomes over 300,000 spectators during Memorial Day weekend.

The thrills at the Indy 500 are not the only goosebumps for drivers spending the holiday in Indianapolis. The driver in your golf bag may not reach the mph of a screaming 700 horse-powered racing machine, but your graphite-shafted whooping stick can go thrill seeking on the golf courses of Hamilton County.

Never have a boring weekend again. Mark your calendar for these events happening in May in Hamilton County, Indiana - located just north of Indy. Read below to see five can't-miss events this month and more to add to your calendar.

Plus, make plans for Memorial Day weekend and the Indianapolis 500 with the events calendar.

“Pies, pies, glorious pies! From sweet to savory, in a pan and even in a can, Lisa’s has the pie for you.” -Yelper Megan B.

If you’re traveling on US-31 through the northern part of Hamilton County, there’s a business worth a pit stop during your travels. Keep an eye out, because you might miss Lisa’s Pie Shop, located on the border of Hamilton and Tipton counties at 296th Street.

Since 1986, owner and head pie maker Lisa Sparks has been cooking up award-winning homemade pies, winning her countless national awards and enough blue ribbons to wallpaper her kitchen. Ironically, Lisa doesn’t care for pie and doesn’t eat her own creations. But trust us: these pies live up to the hype and accolades.

It’s that time of year again: spring break. The kids are itching to break free of cabin fever and go somewhere fun. Hamilton County, Indiana is the perfect place for a weekend with the family. Read below for a breakdown of the five reasons why your family should #VisitHC.