If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton County's 8 Great Towns or want to take a last minute Indiana vacation, here are 8 Great Things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this weekend:

1. Take a hayride through the woods to pick out that perfect pumpkin at the Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Festival Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31.

2. Get spooked by the Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie, then stick around for Ghost stories by the fire- Friday, October 23 - Saturday, October 24.

3. Have an Adventure in Archaeology at Strawtown Koteewi Park - Friday, October 23.

4. Come dressed up in costume and ready to party at PumpkinFest in Carmel's West Park Saturday, October 24.

5. Take the train and enjoy a pizza dinner during Pizza Train Saturday, October 24.

6. Get an early start on holiday shopping at one of our local Indiana shopping hot spots like Clay Terrace, Hamilton Town Center, Carmel Arts & Design District or Downtown Noblesville.

7. In need of a long weekend away? Enjoy the special that Springhill Suites in Carmel is offering - buy 2 nights and get 1 free!

8. Finish up your weekend with a sweet treat from the Conner Prairie Apple Store...

*Visit us online at 8GreatTowns.com for a complete list of things do in Hamilton County, Indiana!