Category - Outdoor Recreation

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.

May is National Bike Month, and there is no better place to explore than the bicycle-friendly communities of Hamilton County. National media outlets are taking note, including Fox News Travel naming Hamilton County as one of the best places to celebrate and save money. Not to mention, Carmel was recently named the #3 best small city for biking in the United States in a new study by nonprofit PeopleForBikes.

Read on to see how you can ride on in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield.

“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.

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.

In Hamilton County, Indiana blue skies and fresh greens mean golf season is here again. Whether you’re a drive or a put away from Hamilton County’s nearly 300 holes, you can make a golf outing a getaway with easy online booking powered by GolfNow.

Never have a boring weekend again. Mark your calendar for these events happening in February 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.

Following the success of the Carmel Chriskindlmarkt, the City of Carmel is launching Festival of Ice now through March 11 at the Ice at Center Green, located between the Carmel Palladium and Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, just steps away from Carmel City Center.

Hamilton County is one of the fastest-growing areas in Indiana and the country, and our destination shows no signs of slowing down in 2018. We've compiled a list of the can't-miss, must-do things this year. With new attractions and restaurants opening in 2018, it's going to be an exciting year to #VisitHC.