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Since opening in fall 2018, Mercantile 37 has established itself as a must-see destination in northern Hamilton County. Locals remember this historic building as a truck stop and Wheeler’s Restaurant in the 1970s – a place for travelers and those passing through on State Road 37. Now, the building is home to a showroom filled with locally-made products from more than 50 Hoosier makers and a café/market appropriately named Wheeler’s Cafe as tribute to the building’s past life.  

There’s something extra special when you find a one-of-a-kind treasure after hours of browsing. Antique stores are chock-full of hidden gems, neat knick-knacks and historic pieces. Below, we highlight just a few of the places you can go antique shopping in Carmel, Noblesville and Westfield, Indiana.

“Midwestern loveliness beams brightly here, in an area known as the Arts and Design District.”

Southern Living recently named the Carmel Arts & Design Districtone of the best small town Main Streets in America,” and it’s easy to see why. With a focus on art galleries and local shops and restaurants mixed in, this area is a must-see when visiting Carmel, Indiana.

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.

As much as I enjoy the field-fresh fruit and veggies that are the star of Hamilton County’s summer farmers’ markets, there’s something to be said for the stick-to-your-ribs heartiness of winter market fare.

Bread. Eggs. Meat. Cheese. Sweets. Even wine. Throw in a gallon of milk and you’ll be ready for the first big snowstorm of the season. (Oh, and you can find some winter vegetables too, if you’re into that kind of thing.)

Here’s a guide to stocking up at winter markets in Hamilton County, Indiana.

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.