Category - Weekend Getaway

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.

New year, new travel guide. The 2018 Hamilton County, Indiana travel guide is hot off the press, ready to help you plan your getaway to #VisitHC. It’s the official guide for the things to do north of Indianapolis.

This handy resource is free to request, but if you need more reason to have this beauty delivered to your inbox, look no further than the reasons below.

There’s a foodie paradise tucked away on a quiet street in Westfield, Indiana, just east of US-31 and State Road 32. A collection of local restaurants has sprung up on Park Street, affectionately called “Restaurant Row.” Together, these eateries have made Westfield an up-and-coming culinary destination.  

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.

When Midwest Living editor Trevor Meers visited Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, Indiana, he said, “The mellow siren song of Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville nearly derailed our itinerary.” Between the sweet sounds of the local band playing acoustic and the mesmerizing art displays, it’s easy to spend an afternoon or evening exploring all that Nickel Plate Arts has to offer.

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.

Wine slushies. Champagne on tap. Cider. Red and white wines. Hoppy beer.

Whatever you’re in the mood for, Urban Vines is a one-stop shop for local beverages for a date night or girls’ night.

Urban Vines Winery & Brewing Co. is in Westfield, Indiana, located north of Indy and easily accessible from US-31.

See what’s brewing and learn more to start planning a night out.

“They have one of the best performing arts campuses in Hamilton County that you'll see anywhere in the country ... It's one of the most beautiful theaters I've ever gotten a chance to be in.” -Trevor Meers, editor of Midwest Living

Simply put, the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, which includes the renowned Palladium concert hall, is a must-see for performing arts and architecture lovers in the Midwest. And the best way to experience it in all its acoustic and visual glory is to see a performance.

Learn more about this one-of-a-kind venue before you go to see a show.