Category - Northern Towns

The tell-tale chill of winter is in the air, but that doesn't mean you should hibernate for the cold months. With freezing temperatures and fresh powder come opportunities to skate, sled and tube in a magical winter wonderland.

Here is a list of indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks and sledding and tubing hills here in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indy.

If you’re the type of person to make new year’s resolutions, chances are “focus on health” is on that list. The temperatures may be below freezing, but that shouldn’t stop you from bundling up and getting outdoors in Indiana this winter.

Here’s a list of top 5 places to take a winter walk in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indy.

There’s nothing like driving scenic roads in a not-so-familiar part of the country. Everything from the unique sights and smells to the new experiences you encounter along the way makes you wonder why you don’t take adventures like this more often.

But lucky for you, your PTO has cleared and you’re ready to explore every inch of Indiana’s most charming county. Get behind the wheel of the car of your choice from CarRentals.com and open your eyes to all the things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana.

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.

It’s taken many years and plenty of trial and error to figure out which wines I really love. In our early twenties, my husband and I went on a trip to Napa and had no clue what we were doing or what anyone was talking about. We had a ton of fun (and wine, of course) but admittedly needed some education.

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.

Our special guest bloggers today are “paws”itively adorable. Meet Pumpkin, a two-year-old red retriever, and Piper, a four-year-old golden doodle. These pups picked their favorite places to walk in Hamilton County - let’s just say they drool over these dog-friendly areas.

BOOM! Ooooh! Aaaahhhh! When I think "America" I think parades with tractors, corn on the cob dipped in butter, browsing handmade goods at festivals and lots of beautiful fireworks. Thankfully, Hamilton County has you covered on July 4th festivities no matter what type of celebration you want to have.