Category - Outdoor Recreation

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.

Beginner’s Guide to FootGolf

Friday, September 1, 2017 by Katie Utken

You’ve heard of putt putt, you’ve heard of disc golf…but FootGolf? It’s the hottest new sports craze that’s made its way across the pond to the United States. Luckily, there are four Hamilton County golf courses that offer FootGolf. Before you hit the links, learn the ins and outs of the sport so you’ll be ready to tee off.

Whether you’re the world’s craft cheeseburger connoisseur, a culturephile looking for a Hawaiian vacation right in your backyard or a local food fanatic seeking nature’s bounty all in one place, Hamilton County, Indiana has something just for you. Check out some of Yelp’s favorite things to do, see and eat along the Monon Trail.

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.

Everyone knows not to shop for food on an empty stomach, but I refuse to eat before making my weekly trip to the farmers market. It’s not willpower as much as mouth-watering anticipation of what’s ahead.

In Hamilton County, blue skies and fresh greens mean golf season is here again. Whether you’re a drive or a put away from Hamilton County’s near 200 holes, you can make a golf outing a getaway with stay-and-play packages. This year, the pickings are better than ever and rates start at just $180.