In The News

Road Rally 2017: River-to-River in Indiana

Midwest Living magazine

Follow Road Rally 2017 through Hamilton County, Indiana. 

Article

Winter Fun in Hamilton County

Indy Mom's blog 

Winter fun roundup in Hamilton County. 

Article

18 Awesome Snow Sledding Hills Around Indianapolis

Indianapolis Star 

Here is a list of nearby parks that have awesome, safe sledding hills.

Article

Agritourism Convention Could Have Major Economic Impact on Noblesville 

WTHR

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (The Times) - The nation’s foremost agritourism convention could have a $300,000 to $500,000 economic impact on Noblesville.

Article

Indiana Lands National Agritourism Convention

Hoosier Ag Today

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch has announced that the nation’s foremost agritourism convention is coming to Indiana in 2019.

Article

Atlanta Gazebo Improvement Granted

Hamilton County Reporter

The town of Atlanta received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to make improvements to the town’s gazebo, park restrooms and to build a new town plaza.

Article

Your Town Friday: Caravan Classes in Noblesville

Fox 59 News

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Lindy Thackston was in Noblesville for Your Town Friday, getting crafty in a caravan.

Article

Hamilton County Training Center Helps Divers Chase Olympic Dreams 

WTHR

ARCADIA, Ind. (WTHR) - Athletes will go to amazing lengths to turn their Olympic dreams into golden opportunities.

Article

Nov. 14, 2017

Three-day Weekend in Hamilton County, Indiana 

Louisville Family Fun

We spent a three-day weekend in HC and found that this place is just the one for families looking for good food, places to explore and diverse opportunities for family fun. 

Article

Nov. 9, 2017

7 Dining Stop to Make When You Visit Hamilton County, Indiana

Adventure Mom 

Located north of Indy in Hamilton County, you will find a diverse assortment of family-friendly flavors at locally owned restaurants.

Article

Nov. 3, 2017

Your Town Friday: Geist Park, Homemade Ice Cream Shop and Local Brewing Company

Fox 59 News 

Your Town Friday travels to Geist to learn more about Flat Fork Creek Park, Crave and Wooden Bear Brewing.  

Article

Nov. 1, 2017  

Hoosier Holiday Show 

Fox 59 News

Before you know it the holidays will be here. Visit Indiana had another round up of great local programs to see!

Article

Nov. 1, 2017  

Hamilton County on Edge of Indy  

Edge of Indy podcast 

Located just north of Indianapolis, Hamilton County is the home of Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, and Westfield and has become one of Indiana’s fastest-growing counties.

Article

Oct. 30, 2017  

Vacation Destination: Hamilton County, Indiana 

Meredith: KMOV 4, St. Louis 

Have you used up all your vacation time? More than half of Americans will leave paid time off on the table.

Article

Oct. 30, 2017  

Made in Indiana: Thanksgiving Bounty 

Fox 59 News  

The bounty of Thanksgiving...all made in Indiana. Visit Indiana stopped by with homegrown ideas for turkey and trimmings.

Article

Oct. 27, 2017  

More Big Doings in Hamilton County, Indiana  

Connect Sports 

It seems fitting an IKEA just opened in Hamilton County, Indiana. The region keeps building off its humble roots. 

Article

Oct. 27, 2017  

Your Town Friday: Haunted Ropes Course in Hamilton County!

Fox 59 News  

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - How do you think you'd do on a haunted house ropes course? 

Article

Oct. 20, 2017  

5 Adventures You Need To Try North of Indianapolis

Adventure Mom  

Need more adventure in your life? Located north of Indianapolis, Hamilton County in Indiana offers great adventure options ranging from the outdoors to thrills that appeal to all ages. 

Article

Oct. 16, 2017  

Koteewi Archery Range: A Hamilton County Bullseye

Midwest Wanderer

The only time I tried archery before was a couple of weeks in high school P.E. class. Not one of my arrows hit the target.

Article

Oct. 5, 2017  

For Fishers, Ikea is definitely worth all the fuss

Indianapolis Star 

There is a new kid on the block. His parents built him a McMansion with a 1,000 car garage and he likes to party.

Article

 

Oct. 3, 2017  

2017 CVB Selfie Contest 

Smart Meetings

The CEO/President of Hamilton County Tourism poses with one of the life-like statues in Carmel.

Article

 

Oct. 1, 2017  

Fall Fun in Hamilton County 

Indianapolis Moms Blog 

A roundup of fall fun in Hamilton County.

Article

 

Sept. 22, 2017  

You've probably never heard of this huge Hamilton County festival

Indianapolis Star  

It’s the worker ant of festivals, lifting 100 times its own weight. The Woodstock of arts and crafts, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to a remote outpost. 

Article

Sept. 19, 2017  

5 Reasons to Love Fall  

The Current

he official start of fall is just around the corner, and Hamilton County is bursting with opportunities to enjoy all the season has to offer. Here are but a few.

Article

Sept. 18, 2017 

Rising High: Conner Prairie 1859 Balloon Voyage

Midwest Wanderer

The year is 1859. Experienced balloonist John Wise attempts to deliver airmail for the first time in U.S. history.

Article

Sept. 14, 2017  

Westfield's Game On is the new frontier in high-tech gaming

WTHR

There's a new business opening in Westfield, part of a new and booming $22 billion industry.

Article

Sept. 10, 2017  

Colts to pay Grand Park $635K for 10 years but economic boost may be greater

Indianapolis Star 

The Indianapolis Colts put Westfield in the spotlight by announcing the team's training camp would move to the suburb for a decade, and city officials plan to grab a hold of the opportunity with both hands. 

Article

Sept. 7, 2017  

Where is Sherman: Trying out footgolf!

Fox 59 News

Colts fans are ready for some football, but there's another "foot" game in town and it's growing in popularity...

Article

August 28, 2017  

Drink like a Billionaire in Carmel 

Indianapolis Monthly

If you’ve got the money, honey, Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant and Bar in Carmel’s got your cocktail. The name’s a bit of a misnomer, though—the “Billionaire Margarita” will actually only set you back $350.

Article

Aug. 26, 2017  

Tourism college courses available for Westfield students 

Hamilton County Reporter 

Students can learn the real world of hospitality, tourism and management and earn up to 18 college credits through Hamilton County’s Hospitality Immersion Certificate Program.  

Article

Aug. 26, 2017  

Northern Hamilton County hopes to cash in on tourism with new train excursions

Indianapolis Business Journal

Trains might be permanently stalled on the Nickel Plate Railroad in southern Hamilton County, but officials in the northern communities are embracing the idea of getting passenger trains moving again.

Article

Aug. 25, 2017  

Top 8 things to do in Indy this weekend 

WISH TV

IndyFringe wraps up, the Greek Fest is on and shows with cars and motorcycles will fill streets in Indianapolis, Carmel and Noblesville. Those are among this week’s Top 8 things to do in Indy for Aug. 25-27. 

Article

August 25, 2017  

Youth Sports Tourism Keeps Booming, But How Deep Do Its Dollars Go In Communities

Forbes

On the August 2017 edition of HBO's Real Sports, a consultant on youth sports facilities development named Dev Pathik explains to reporter Jon Frankel that $9 billion is spent per year (and growing by 20 percent annually) on youth sports travel.

Article

Aug. 18, 2017  

48 hours in Carmel, Indiana 

Styleblueprint 

Located just outside of Indianapolis, Carmel, IN, creates the atmosphere of that much-needed girlfriends’ getaway. Shopping, brunch, wine tasting and a touch of adventure will keep your gal pals staring at the clock all week until Friday finally arrives. Plan a quick getaway to this Midwest destination — here’s your itinerary.

Article

Aug. 14, 2017  

Retail roundup: What's new in Hamilton County

Indy Star

While your heart may be heavy after the closing of Marsh stores, you can rest assured that exciting places are opening up in the area, especially in Hamilton County.

Article

Aug.13, 2017  

'Try Archery' Event welcomes community participation 

Hamilton County Reporter 

If you’ve ever wanted to test out your Katniss Everdeen skills, now is your chance. The public is invited to try archery as part of the USA Archery’s Outdoor Nationals at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield. 

Article

July 21, 2017  

National Target Championships to hit Grand Park, feature archery and bring economic development

Anna Skinner

More than 1,000 archers will be in Westfield from Aug. 2-6 for the National Target Championships at Grand Park. Athletes range from youth to Olympians.

Article

July 21, 2017  

Pie. Wine. Home-grown tomatoes. Coffee.

Edible Indy: Shauna Nosler

Hamilton County is full of locally-owned hot spots well worth the visit!

Article

July 21, 2017  

Small town Charm - Carmel 

Rosanna Scott 

Carmel, Indiana, is fairly close to Indianapolis and well worth the trip. 

Article

July, 2017  

High Adventure in Hamilton County 

Coleman Concierge 

You can find a weekend of adventure if you ever find yourself in Hamilton County.

Article

July 13, 2017  

What's Cooking: Divvy 

WTHR

Divvy, a plate-sharing restaurant in Carmel, IN, is using the cutting-edge concept of small plate meals to allow customers to sample and share unique dishes. 

Article

July 10, 2017  

Hamilton Co. restaurants join the Tenderloin Trail, offer specials on Indiana's favorite sandwich

WTHR

The unofficial sandwich of Indiana is being featured at 50 restaurants in Hamilton County throughout the month of July as part of "Tenderloin Tuesdays."

Article

July 10, 2017  

Where Indiana can score Tenderloin Tuesday deals

The Indianapolis Star 

Nothing says Indiana quite like a tenderloin. The Tenderloin Trail in Hamilton County is offering deals on the delectable dish through July 25.

Article

July, 2017 

Main Street Poke 

Active Life Magazine

Main Street Poke, located in the Arts & Design District in beautiful downtown Carmel, is the first Poke restaurant to open in the entire state of Indiana.  

Article

June 29, 2017 

Welcome to Fishers, IN-Population FUN!

Stacy Tilton Reviews 

Adventures at Conner Prairie, K1 Speed, the Escape Room and lunch at Pure Eatery makes for an unforgettable family day in Fishers, IN. 

Article

June 29, 2017 

Upcoming food events around Indianapolis

NUVO

Hamilton County has recently created a new Indiana fixture, the Tenderloin Trail and on Tuesdays for the next month you can find deals on tenderloins at almost 30 restaurant

Article

June 28, 2017 

Beaches? Shopping? Swimming? What would make the White River cooler?

The Indianapolis Star 

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear say the pair will partner along with their tourism bureaus to figure out how to best turn the White River into a cultural and recreational destination. 

Article

June 27, 2017 

Find delicious deals on Tenderloin Tuesday in Hamilton County

Indy Style

Daniel Clemons and Juli Carver of Courtney’s Kitchen share more on the great deals happening during “Tenderloin Tuesdays,” and show us another way to enjoy this Indiana classic!

Article

June 27, 2017 

Officials taking next step in formulating White River development plan

Indiana Business Journal 

The City of Indianapolis and Hamilton County Tourism are asking interested development teams to submit their credentials for the project.

Article

June 26, 2017 

23 Best Small Town Main Streets in America

Country Living Magazine 

Carmel, Indiana's Main Street, located in the Arts & Design District, is perfection!  

Article

June 26, 2017 

Hit the Tenderloin Trail

Noblesville Times 

Tenderloin Tuesdays kick off on Tuesday and run through July 25 as Hamilton County celebrates Indiana's favorite sandwich, the breaded and fried pork tenderloin. 

Article

June 26, 2017 

Indiana now has a Tenderloin Trail

rtv6-The Indy Channel  

Make your way through Hamilton County to find the best tenderloin along the Tenderloin Trail!

Article

June 20, 2017 

Tenderloin Tuesdays set to begin June 27

The Current 

From June 27 to July 25, 25+ local restaurants are offering discounts on their tenderloin sandwiches. 

Article

June 19, 2017 

Hamilton County Parks

Indy's Child

Here are the best of Hamilton County's parks, the perfect destination for a summer day. 

Article

June 18, 2017 

Berry Good Noblesville Festival 

Hamilton County Reporter 

Friday and Saturday marked the 40th Annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Noblesville on the Square. 

Article

June 15, 2017 

Get away for the weekend to Hamilton County, Indiana

Family Vacations US 

Hamilton County, IN provides the perfect family escape with trail rides, archery, Conner Prairie historical park and great food! 

Article

June 14, 2017 

2​017 Tenderloin Tuesdays: A Tasty Tradition

Indy's Child

Tuesdays June 27-July 25th take the kids out and enjoy discounted deliciousness at 25 participating restaurants along the Tenderloin Trail in Hamilton County.

Article

June 13, 2017 

Cyclists can get deals at 22 Hamilton County restaurants, shops

The Indianapolis Star 

Hamilton County wants to reward you for riding your bikes on its trails and downtown pathways. The Pedal Perks program runs through October and offers deals at 22 local businesses. 

Article

June 13, 2017 

Tenderloin Tuesday: Q&A with a tenderloin master chef

The Current 

Upland Carmel executive chef Scott Dougherty talks Tenderloin Tuesdays and what makes Upland's tenderloin delicious. 

Article

June 12, 2017 

Feasting In Indiana's Hamilton County

Destinations and Desserts blog 

A delicious day in Hamilton County includes the Noblesville Return of the Mac mac 'n cheese festival and dessert at Four Day Ray Brewing Co. 

Article

June 11, 2017 

Hamilton County welcomes USBR35 national cycle route

The Hamilton County Reporter

A 360-mile cycling route connecting 15 counties across the Hoosier state officially launches during National Bike Month.

Article

June 9, 2017 

Top 5 water parks near Indy

The Indianapolis Star 

The waterpark at Monon Community Center in Carmel, Forest Park Aquatic Center in Noblesville and Morse Beach and Aqua Park Adventure in Noblesville are some of the best spots to cool off this summer. 

Article

May 25, 2017 

Power Soccer Mayors’ Cup set for June 16, features mayors throughout county

The Current in Fishers

Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear will be leaning heavily on his soccer background as he joins Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Hamilton County Commissioner Mark Heirbrandt to compete in the Mayors’ Cup.

Article

June 6, 2017 

Say (mac and) cheese

Breakfast, Lynch & Dinner

To celebrate the holy marriage of pasta and cheese, Return of the Mac part III took over Noblesville’s Federal Hill Commons on Saturday afternoon for several hours of feasting. 

Article

May 19, 2017 

CEOs for Cities workshop draws ‘change makers’ from around the country

Upstate Business Journal

Karen Radcliff, a vice president with Hamilton County Tourism Inc.attended the three-day workshop at various downtown venues to share, hear, and discuss ideas for urban renewal.

Article

May 13, 2017

Carmel resident joins Hamilton County Tourism as director of sales 

Carmel Current 

Carmel resident Laura Kelner is tasked with helping attract visitors and spurring continued growth in Hamilton County through her new role as director of sales for Hamilton County Tourism.

Article

May 12, 2017

Power Soccer Events at Grand Park Fieldhouse 

Indy's Child 

United States Power Soccer Association National Cup Championships will be held at Grand Park Fieldhouse in Westfield June 16, 17 and 18. 

Article

May 3, 2017 

How to enjoy biking (and discounts!) in Hamilton County

WISH-TV 

Get goin’ and get bikin’! David Littlejohn, Alternative Transportation Coordinator for the City of Carmel, chats about biking tips and things to do in Hamilton County… on a bike! (and did we say DISCOUNTS?!)

Article

May 2017

Hamilton County Indiana: A great place to live, visit and play golf 

Traveling Golfer 

It's easy to see why Carmel recently won Niche.com’s 2017 Best Places to Live in America: livability, safety, income...and accessibility to great golfing! 

Article

April 7, 2017

Hamilton County Tourism Hires Director of Sales 

Inside INdiana Business 

Hamilton County Tourism has named Laura Kelner director of sales, where she will be leading efforts to address the increasing demand for hotel rooms and meeting venues in Hamilton County. 

Article

April 7, 2017

Eat and drink outside at these Indy-area restaurants 

The Indianapolis Star

Four Day Ray Brewery and Union Brewing Co. are some of the best places to sit outside and grab a bite in the Indy-area. 

Article

April 6, 2017 

Indy pizza on list of best pizzas in every state

Indy Star

Brian Hall, owner of BoomBozz Taphouse in Carmel, just won the 2017 World Pizza Championship’s traditional category.

Article

April 5, 2017

These 13 craft beer fests are worth it

The Indianapolis Star 

Experience great beer in Hamilton County at Fishers, Westfield, Noblesville and historic Conner Prairie 

Article

April 4, 2017 

Mac 'n cheese festival comes to Hamilton County

Current in Noblesville 

Chef’s Night Off and MOKB Presents have announced that Noblesville will be the next stop for Return of the Mac, a food festival dedicated to mac n’ cheese.

Article

April 3, 2017

Equestrian attraction opens at Strawtown Koteewi Park 

Indianapolis Business Journal 

Koteewi Trails Equestrian Adventures offers family trail rides, guided public rides, sunset rides, pony rides, corporate outings, educational programs and stall rentals for campers.

Article

March 28, 2017 

Hidden Gems of Hamilton County

Hamilton County Family 

Looking for a few new places to explore this spring? Check out these Hidden Gems that might have been hiding right under your nose.

Article

March 27, 2017

6 things to know before you take your family on a horseback trail ride

WISH T.V. 

John Stewart, Manager/Owner of K-Trails Equestrian Adventures, gives insider tips to taking the whole family on a horseback trail ride. 

Article

March 24, 2017 

K-Trails Equestrian Adventures

Indy's Child 

If you love horses, you are going to love the newest outdoor adventure to hit Hamilton County.

Article

March 16, 2017

Hamilton County offers adventure, fun for spring break

The Current 

Visit Strawtown Koteewi Park, Conner Prairie, the Monon Trail and K1 Speedway for adventurous and affordable spring break options. 

Article

March 8, 2017

10 new Hamilton County restaurants

The Indianapolis Star 

Carmel, Fishers and Noblesville serve a wide range, from Hawaiian poké to a $350 margarita.

Article

February 10, 2017

25 Under-the-Radar Midwestern Towns for Girlfriend Getaways

Country Living Magazine

Visit this quaint and friendly city for top-notch breweries and some of the best theaters in Indiana.

Article

February 9, 2017

3 Under-the-Radar Midwest Weekend Getaways {A Roundup!}

Switchback Kids Blog 

Located just minutes north of Indianapolis, Hamilton County, Indiana, offers a unique set of attractions, special events and affordable accommodations.

Article

February 3, 2017

Your Town Friday: Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville

Fox 59 News 

Nickel Plate Arts is a community arts initiative, providing arts experiences along the 30-mile historic Nickel Plate Railroad in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton.

Article

February 1, 2017

Hamilton County Tourism on the rise 

Fox 59 News  

Hamilton County is becoming a popular destination spot for tourists. 

Article

July/August, 2017  

Road Rally 2017: River-to-River in Indiana 

Midwest Living 

Midwest Living Road Rally tour across Indiana stops in Hamilton County for brews, eats and fun at the prairie! 

Article

Aug. 26, 2017  

Tourism college courses available for Westfield students 

Hamilton County Reporter 

Students can learn the real world of hospitality, tourism and management and earn up to 18 college credits through Hamilton County’s Hospitality Immersion Certificate Program.  

Article

Aug. 26, 2017  

Northern Hamilton County hopes to cash in on tourism with new train excursions

Indianapolis Business Journal

Trains might be permanently stalled on the Nickel Plate Railroad in southern Hamilton County, but officials in the northern communities are embracing the idea of getting passenger trains moving again.

Article

Aug. 25, 2017  

Top 8 things to do in Indy this weekend 

WISH TV

IndyFringe wraps up, the Greek Fest is on and shows with cars and motorcycles will fill streets in Indianapolis, Carmel and Noblesville. Those are among this week’s Top 8 things to do in Indy for Aug. 25-27. 

Article

August 25, 2017  

Youth Sports Tourism Keeps Booming, But How Deep Do Its Dollars Go In Communities

Forbes

On the August 2017 edition of HBO's Real Sports, a consultant on youth sports facilities development named Dev Pathik explains to reporter Jon Frankel that $9 billion is spent per year (and growing by 20 percent annually) on youth sports travel.

Article

Aug. 18, 2017  

48 hours in Carmel, Indiana 

Styleblueprint 

Located just outside of Indianapolis, Carmel, IN, creates the atmosphere of that much-needed girlfriends’ getaway. Shopping, brunch, wine tasting and a touch of adventure will keep your gal pals staring at the clock all week until Friday finally arrives. Plan a quick getaway to this Midwest destination — here’s your itinerary.

Article

Aug. 14, 2017  

Retail roundup: What's new in Hamilton County

Indy Star

While your heart may be heavy after the closing of Marsh stores, you can rest assured that exciting places are opening up in the area, especially in Hamilton County.

Article

Aug.13, 2017  

'Try Archery' Event welcomes community participation 

Hamilton County Reporter 

If you’ve ever wanted to test out your Katniss Everdeen skills, now is your chance. The public is invited to try archery as part of the USA Archery’s Outdoor Nationals at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield. 

Article

July 21, 2017  

National Target Championships to hit Grand Park, feature archery and bring economic development

Anna Skinner

More than 1,000 archers will be in Westfield from Aug. 2-6 for the National Target Championships at Grand Park. Athletes range from youth to Olympians.

Article

July 21, 2017  

Pie. Wine. Home-grown tomatoes. Coffee.

Edible Indy: Shauna Nosler

Hamilton County is full of locally-owned hot spots well worth the visit!

Article

July 21, 2017  

Small town Charm - Carmel 

Rosanna Scott 

Carmel, Indiana, is fairly close to Indianapolis and well worth the trip. 

Article

July, 2017  

High Adventure in Hamilton County 

Coleman Concierge 

You can find a weekend of adventure if you ever find yourself in Hamilton County.

Article

July 13, 2017  

What's Cooking: Divvy 

WTHR

Divvy, a plate-sharing restaurant in Carmel, IN, is using the cutting-edge concept of small plate meals to allow customers to sample and share unique dishes. 

Article

July 10, 2017  

Hamilton Co. restaurants join the Tenderloin Trail, offer specials on Indiana's favorite sandwich

WTHR

The unofficial sandwich of Indiana is being featured at 50 restaurants in Hamilton County throughout the month of July as part of "Tenderloin Tuesdays."

Article

July 10, 2017  

Where Indiana can score Tenderloin Tuesday deals

The Indianapolis Star 

Nothing says Indiana quite like a tenderloin. The Tenderloin Trail in Hamilton County is offering deals on the delectable dish through July 25.

Article

July, 2017 

Main Street Poke 

Active Life Magazine

Main Street Poke, located in the Arts & Design District in beautiful downtown Carmel, is the first Poke restaurant to open in the entire state of Indiana.  

Article

June 29, 2017 

Welcome to Fishers, IN-Population FUN!

Stacy Tilton Reviews 

Adventures at Conner Prairie, K1 Speed, the Escape Room and lunch at Pure Eatery makes for an unforgettable family day in Fishers, IN. 

Article

June 29, 2017 

Upcoming food events around Indianapolis

NUVO

Hamilton County has recently created a new Indiana fixture, the Tenderloin Trail and on Tuesdays for the next month you can find deals on tenderloins at almost 30 restaurant

Article

June 28, 2017 

Beaches? Shopping? Swimming? What would make the White River cooler?

The Indianapolis Star 

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear say the pair will partner along with their tourism bureaus to figure out how to best turn the White River into a cultural and recreational destination. 

Article

June 27, 2017 

Find delicious deals on Tenderloin Tuesday in Hamilton County

Indy Style

Daniel Clemons and Juli Carver of Courtney’s Kitchen share more on the great deals happening during “Tenderloin Tuesdays,” and show us another way to enjoy this Indiana classic!

Article

June 27, 2017 

Officials taking next step in formulating White River development plan

Indiana Business Journal 

The City of Indianapolis and Hamilton County Tourism are asking interested development teams to submit their credentials for the project.

Article

June 26, 2017 

23 Best Small Town Main Streets in America

Country Living Magazine 

Carmel, Indiana's Main Street, located in the Arts & Design District, is perfection!  

Article

June 26, 2017 

Hit the Tenderloin Trail

Noblesville Times 

Tenderloin Tuesdays kick off on Tuesday and run through July 25 as Hamilton County celebrates Indiana's favorite sandwich, the breaded and fried pork tenderloin. 

Article

June 26, 2017 

Indiana now has a Tenderloin Trail

rtv6-The Indy Channel  

Make your way through Hamilton County to find the best tenderloin along the Tenderloin Trail!

Article

June 20, 2017 

Tenderloin Tuesdays set to begin June 27

The Current 

From June 27 to July 25, 25+ local restaurants are offering discounts on their tenderloin sandwiches. 

Article

June 19, 2017 

Hamilton County Parks

Indy's Child

Here are the best of Hamilton County's parks, the perfect destination for a summer day. 

Article

June 18, 2017 

Berry Good Noblesville Festival 

Hamilton County Reporter 

Friday and Saturday marked the 40th Annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Noblesville on the Square. 

Article

June 15, 2017 

Get away for the weekend to Hamilton County, Indiana

Family Vacations US 

Hamilton County, IN provides the perfect family escape with trail rides, archery, Conner Prairie historical park and great food! 

Article

June 14, 2017 

2​017 Tenderloin Tuesdays: A Tasty Tradition

Indy's Child

Tuesdays June 27-July 25th take the kids out and enjoy discounted deliciousness at 25 participating restaurants along the Tenderloin Trail in Hamilton County.

Article

June 13, 2017 

Cyclists can get deals at 22 Hamilton County restaurants, shops

The Indianapolis Star 

Hamilton County wants to reward you for riding your bikes on its trails and downtown pathways. The Pedal Perks program runs through October and offers deals at 22 local businesses. 

Article

June 13, 2017 

Tenderloin Tuesday: Q&A with a tenderloin master chef

The Current 

Upland Carmel executive chef Scott Dougherty talks Tenderloin Tuesdays and what makes Upland's tenderloin delicious. 

Article

June 12, 2017 

Feasting In Indiana's Hamilton County

Destinations and Desserts blog 

A delicious day in Hamilton County includes the Noblesville Return of the Mac mac 'n cheese festival and dessert at Four Day Ray Brewing Co. 

Article

June 11, 2017 

Hamilton County welcomes USBR35 national cycle route

The Hamilton County Reporter

A 360-mile cycling route connecting 15 counties across the Hoosier state officially launches during National Bike Month.

Article

June 9, 2017 

Top 5 water parks near Indy

The Indianapolis Star 

The waterpark at Monon Community Center in Carmel, Forest Park Aquatic Center in Noblesville and Morse Beach and Aqua Park Adventure in Noblesville are some of the best spots to cool off this summer. 

Article

May 25, 2017 

Power Soccer Mayors’ Cup set for June 16, features mayors throughout county

The Current in Fishers

Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear will be leaning heavily on his soccer background as he joins Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Hamilton County Commissioner Mark Heirbrandt to compete in the Mayors’ Cup.

Article

June 6, 2017 

Say (mac and) cheese

Breakfast, Lynch & Dinner

To celebrate the holy marriage of pasta and cheese, Return of the Mac part III took over Noblesville’s Federal Hill Commons on Saturday afternoon for several hours of feasting. 

Article

May 19, 2017 

CEOs for Cities workshop draws ‘change makers’ from around the country

Upstate Business Journal

Karen Radcliff, a vice president with Hamilton County Tourism Inc.attended the three-day workshop at various downtown venues to share, hear, and discuss ideas for urban renewal.

Article

May 13, 2017

Carmel resident joins Hamilton County Tourism as director of sales 

Carmel Current 

Carmel resident Laura Kelner is tasked with helping attract visitors and spurring continued growth in Hamilton County through her new role as director of sales for Hamilton County Tourism.

Article

May 12, 2017

Power Soccer Events at Grand Park Fieldhouse 

Indy's Child 

United States Power Soccer Association National Cup Championships will be held at Grand Park Fieldhouse in Westfield June 16, 17 and 18. 

Article

May 3, 2017 

How to enjoy biking (and discounts!) in Hamilton County

WISH-TV 

Get goin’ and get bikin’! David Littlejohn, Alternative Transportation Coordinator for the City of Carmel, chats about biking tips and things to do in Hamilton County… on a bike! (and did we say DISCOUNTS?!)

Article

May 2017

Hamilton County Indiana: A great place to live, visit and play golf 

Traveling Golfer 

It's easy to see why Carmel recently won Niche.com’s 2017 Best Places to Live in America: livability, safety, income...and accessibility to great golfing! 

Article

April 7, 2017

Hamilton County Tourism Hires Director of Sales 

Inside INdiana Business 

Hamilton County Tourism has named Laura Kelner director of sales, where she will be leading efforts to address the increasing demand for hotel rooms and meeting venues in Hamilton County. 

Article

April 7, 2017

Eat and drink outside at these Indy-area restaurants 

The Indianapolis Star

Four Day Ray Brewery and Union Brewing Co. are some of the best places to sit outside and grab a bite in the Indy-area. 

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April 6, 2017 

Indy pizza on list of best pizzas in every state

Indy Star

Brian Hall, owner of BoomBozz Taphouse in Carmel, just won the 2017 World Pizza Championship’s traditional category.

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April 5, 2017

These 13 craft beer fests are worth it

The Indianapolis Star 

Experience great beer in Hamilton County at Fishers, Westfield, Noblesville and historic Conner Prairie 

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April 4, 2017 

Mac 'n cheese festival comes to Hamilton County

Current in Noblesville 

Chef’s Night Off and MOKB Presents have announced that Noblesville will be the next stop for Return of the Mac, a food festival dedicated to mac n’ cheese.

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April 3, 2017

Equestrian attraction opens at Strawtown Koteewi Park 

Indianapolis Business Journal 

Koteewi Trails Equestrian Adventures offers family trail rides, guided public rides, sunset rides, pony rides, corporate outings, educational programs and stall rentals for campers.

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March 28, 2017 

Hidden Gems of Hamilton County

Hamilton County Family 

Looking for a few new places to explore this spring? Check out these Hidden Gems that might have been hiding right under your nose.

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March 27, 2017

6 things to know before you take your family on a horseback trail ride

WISH T.V. 

John Stewart, Manager/Owner of K-Trails Equestrian Adventures, gives insider tips to taking the whole family on a horseback trail ride. 

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March 24, 2017 

K-Trails Equestrian Adventures

Indy's Child 

If you love horses, you are going to love the newest outdoor adventure to hit Hamilton County.

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March 16, 2017

Hamilton County offers adventure, fun for spring break

The Current 

Visit Strawtown Koteewi Park, Conner Prairie, the Monon Trail and K1 Speedway for adventurous and affordable spring break options. 

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March 8, 2017

10 new Hamilton County restaurants

The Indianapolis Star 

Carmel, Fishers and Noblesville serve a wide range, from Hawaiian poké to a $350 margarita.

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February 10, 2017

25 Under-the-Radar Midwestern Towns for Girlfriend Getaways

Country Living Magazine

Visit this quaint and friendly city for top-notch breweries and some of the best theaters in Indiana.

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February 9, 2017

3 Under-the-Radar Midwest Weekend Getaways {A Roundup!}

Switchback Kids Blog 

Located just minutes north of Indianapolis, Hamilton County, Indiana, offers a unique set of attractions, special events and affordable accommodations.

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February 3, 2017

Your Town Friday: Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville

Fox 59 News 

Nickel Plate Arts is a community arts initiative, providing arts experiences along the 30-mile historic Nickel Plate Railroad in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton.

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February 1, 2017

Hamilton County Tourism on the rise 

Fox 59 News  

Hamilton County is becoming a popular destination spot for tourists. 

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