Summer in Hamilton County, Indiana
Summertime is a season when school’s out, pools are open and it’s easy to lose track of the day of the week. Start making your summer bucket list – after all, there’s plenty to discover in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond. We’re giving you a head start on planning your vacation in Indiana with these ideas.
There are many family-friendly activities and adventures to add to your itinerary.
If you haven’t walked along the Monon Trail south of Main Street in Carmel, there are big changes. While still under construction, pedestrians and cyclists can check out the new Monon Boulevard trail developments with landscaping, public art and seating. Stop by the new Midtown Plaza outside Sun King Spirits and Fork + Ale House to sit by the firepits, relax in a lounge chair and play ping pong and other lawn games.
Summer is the season for berry picking, and strawberries are ripe for the pickin’ in June and blueberries in July. New this year: Spencer Farm has been growing grapes for three years and will open an on-site winery, AND they’ve planted two acres of sunflowers, opening mid-July.
It’s easier than ever to explore the 25+ miles of the Monon Trail, spanning north to Sheridan and south to downtown Indianapolis. Head to BikeTheMonon.com to check out the things to do and see along the way and request your free trail map. Plus, you can enjoy special deals at Hamilton County businesses, just for riding your bike. See who’s participating in Pedal Perks now through Oct. 31.
It’s a Hoosier classic: the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. Hamilton County is home to the original Tenderloin Trail™ in Indiana and we’re celebrating BIG for the 10th anniversary of Tenderloin Tuesdays™. Devour special deals on tenderloins every Tuesday in July.
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