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Make Spring Break Memories Without Spending a Fortune

I’ve come to learn that what our children treasure most does not always correlate to the money spent. In fact, what they crave is our time. With that in mind and spring break upon us, I have a few ideas in Hendricks County where treasured memories are waiting for you whether you’re a visitor looking for something […]

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A Photographer’s Dream – McCloud Nature Park

The first time I ever put a camera in my son’s hands and set him loose was at McCloud Nature Park. This wasn’t by accident. See, when you have a teenager that’s pulling away from their “embarrassing” parents, you pounce on whatever area they show a hint of interest. So when my burgeoning teenager showed […]

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What I Will Miss About Hendricks County

This blog post is bittersweet for me, because I’m headed for a new journey but leaving behind the Hoosier state I grew up in. My family and I have recently relocated to South Carolina for my husband’s job, so this will be my last post for Visit Hendricks County. During this time of transition, I […]

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Local & Lovin’ It: Mom Shares Favorite Family Activities

Since today is Valentine’s Day, I decided what better way to celebrate than with our Hendricks County Local & Lovin’ It feature. Today, one of the coolest moms I know shares what she loves about Hendricks County. Not only is this young mom the epitome of everything it takes to be a great mom, but […]

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Hendricks County Insider’s Look Back at 2013

As we all prepare to sing “Auld Lang Syne” to 2013 and welcome 2014 to the neighborhood at the stroke of midnight, I find myself reflecting on my year’s worth of adventures with Visit Hendricks County. I can’t describe it as “work” because I love my home county, and I love sharing the great things about […]

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Weekend Primer: Nov. 8-10

If you are like me, you are probably counting down the hours, minutes, and seconds to the weekend. And I’m personally excited for this particular weekend in Hendricks County! I know we just got done with Halloween but in true American spirit, we are already preparing for Christmas. Not in the Christmas spirit? How about […]

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Hendricks County Towns Move Trick-or-Treating to Friday

Local children who are looking forward to the annual ritual of trick-or-treating on Halloween will have to wait an extra night in Hendricks County. As of today, Avon, Brownsburg, Danville, Plainfield and Pittsboro all announced they moved their trick-or-treating hours from Thursday to Friday because of impending storms in the forecast. North Salem was still […]

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Spooky Geocaching in Hendricks County

Looking for a unique way to give yourself the heebie-jeebies this Halloween during daylight hours? You can always visit some of Hendricks County’s haunted sites, or you can turn it into a game by hunting for geocaches in spooky spaces. What is geocaching? I first tried my hand at geocaching a couple months ago. Geocaching […]

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5 Places for Fall-Inspired Drinks in Hendricks County

Fall is not just about leaves and pumpkins. This season has inspired me to come up with a list of fall-infused comforting drinks, whether it’s a glass of apple cider, a pumpkin-flavored coffee drink or an adult drink, like a pumpkin-flavored martini or craft beer. Here’s my list of 5 places in Hendricks County to […]

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Gallery on the Square Hosts Clay Workshops for Kids

I am always looking for reasonably priced activities for my children. Since my daughter is very interested in art, I signed her up for a clay workshop for kids that was held recently at The Gallery on the Square in Danville, Ind. The workshop description said they would be making clay pumpkins, but when we […]

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