1. Rent a canoe, kayak or tube at White River Canoe Company.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the scenery along the White River. Check availability online and book your excursion in advance.
2. Book a tee time at one of Indiana's Premier Golf courses.
Local courses are open for rounds of golf with safety precautions in place. Be sure to review each location's guidelines before visiting.
3. Enjoy food, beer and golf at Topgolf Fishers.
Click here to read Topgolf's Commitment to Play Safely and book a bay online.
4. Explore the expansive grounds of Conner Prairie.
Step into the story of 1800s Indiana at Conner Prairie. The outdoor grounds are open with safety precautions in place. Ride the 1859 Balloon Voyage for spectacular panoramic views of Central Indiana.
5. Get outdoors at Strawtown Koteewi Park.
Located in northern Hamilton County, this park features miles of trails in addition to three exciting adventures. Zipline and explore treetop trails at Edge Adventures Koteewi - Aerial Adventure Park, try your hand at a bow and arrow at Koteewi Range: Sport and Target Archery Center, or book a guided horseback ride at K-Trails Equestrian Adventures. All three attractions are open for the season with safety guidelines and capacity limitations.
6. Raise a glass at a local brewery, distillery or winery.
Whether Dad prefers a cold IPA, a glass of red wine or a cocktail on the rocks, there's a place in Hamilton County to "cheers" to him. Local favorites include Sun King Carmel, 12.05 Distillery North, Mashcraft Fishers, Peace Water Winery, Primeval Brewing and more.
7. Dine at a local restaurant for a meal.
Go big or go home with a juicy hamburger or huge breaded pork tenderloin sandwich at restaurants like Four Day Ray Brewing or The Pint Room, for example. Restaurants are open at 75% capacity with social distancing in place.
8. Discover a new local park or trail.
Lace up your sneakers or grab your bike and helmet to explore a new-to-you park or trail in Hamilton County. Click here to explore hidden gems you may not have visited.