Category - Weekend Getaway

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.

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: the greatest month in racing has arrived! Speedway, Indiana may be the epicenter of epic action, but the celebrations extend throughout the central Indiana community. We’re proud to partner with our friends at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a collaborative effort to promote the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 throughout the region.

Here are 10 ways to toast to the race on Indy's northside.

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.

“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.

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

It’s an outdoor music and entertainment experience you can only find in central Indiana – and you don’t want to miss these performances. Kroger Symphony on the Prairie celebrates 37 years of live performances at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre in Fishers, Indiana – just north of Indy.

Below is the 2018 performance schedule and things to know before you go.

“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.

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

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.