With this record late-summer heat, it may be hard to believe that fall is just around the corner. What's the best way to welcome fall once it decides to finally arrive? Picking apples, of course!
Ten Ways To Enjoy The Outdoors In Hamilton County This Summer
Summer is upon us and there’s no doubt you’re ready to spend more time outdoors. These Indiana seasons can be a doozy! Hamilton County has a solid blend of urban AND rural opportunities - it just depends on where you’re looking to experience some outdoor fun! Here are ten options to get you outside to enjoy your summer!
Pick Berries at Spencer Farm
Head up to 161st Street in Noblesville to pick your own berries this summer! Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries - all for the picking! Don’t wait too long - we’re in peak berry season RIGHT NOW!
Enjoy the Symphony on the Prairie
In it’s 38th summer, the tradition of gathering with friends and loved ones for a night of music outdoors only continues to get better. Offering a variety of musical styles and price points, it’s a great night out for all ages.
Watch the Indianapolis Colts for Free
Perfect for the football lovers in your family! The Colts train at a sports complex in Westfield, Indiana and it’s free to watch them practice AND get an autograph!
Play in the Trees at Edge Adventures
If an adrenaline rush is more your style, come climb the trees and fly on the ziplines in Koteewi Park. Best for older kids and adults without physical limitations.
Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Ever wanted to fly over your community in a hot air balloon? That’s totally an option with Midwest Balloon Rides! During the experience you can watch the balloon inflate and help pack it up when your flight is over!
Try Horseback Riding
Visit On the Rail Farms to give horseback riding a try! Offering camps, boarding, and private lessons, there’s an option for novices to the more experienced riders in your family!
Get on the Water
Whether you like canoeing, kayaking, or tubing, White River Canoe Company in Noblesville offers several trip options for your schedule. If you want a short trip or an overnight trip, there are options for you!
Visit Midtown Plaza
Smack in the middle of a retail and restaurant district in Carmel, you’ll find this outdoor plaza of fun. Complete with ping pong, pool tables, screens, and green space, this is a great place to visit before or after grabbing a beer at the nearby Sun King Brewery.
Play in a Rec League
If you’ve been wanting to dust off your softball mitt or get back to kicking a ball on the grass, there’s an adult league for you as part of the Fishers Parks & Recreation programming. They also offer kids camps, plus activities and socialization for seniors.
Surf, Swim, and More in Carmel
The Waterpark by Carmel Parks & Recreation is the perfect way to spend a hot day in Indiana! Splash, float, surf on the Flow Rider, or hang out by the kiddie pool! For an added touch, rent a cabana for the day!
Even in our landlocked state, there are still so many beautiful ways to explore the outdoors in our great Hoosier state! Hamilton County offers great options - no matter your budget or interests. Get out and enjoy some sunshine this summer!
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