Plan a fun family fall break in Hamilton County, Indiana this year. Located just north of Indianapolis, the cities of Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield are ideal for a weekend getaway this season. Find inspiration for your family adventure with the top 5 things to do this fall in Hamilton County below. If your kids are coming home from college for fall break, here are our recommendations for your fall getaway just north of Indianapolis.
Conner Prairie is a year-round family attraction but features even more fun in the fall. Visit the Apple Store for a hand-dipped caramel apple before you navigate the corn maze. In October, make plans to attend the Headless Horseman festival, complete with spooky (or not-so-spooky) hayrides.
All aboard the newest attraction in Hamilton County, the Nickel Plate Express. Excursions run through the northern towns of Atlanta, Arcadia and Cicero and include a special Pumpkin Train and Ghost Train in October.
With 10 craft breweries and more on the way, you don’t have to go far to enjoy a local beer in Hamilton County. Enjoy a pint in the outdoor beer garden at Four Day Ray, or try a handcrafted cocktail at the new Sun King Spirits in Carmel.
Explore Hamilton County on two feet or two wheels and walk or bike the Monon Trail, a paved pedestrian path that spans more than 20 miles and connects to Indianapolis. Rent a bike for $3/hour at one of the Zagster bike share stations.