Hendricks County, Indiana Why Hendricks County? Located just 10 miles west of Indianapolis, with easy access to two major interstates and many unique attractions, Hendricks County has so much to offer!
Themed tour: the green spree This unique tour is designed for nature enthusiasts and those who enjoy the greener side of life.
It’s easy to stay informed about what’s happening in Hendricks County. Join us online at any of our social media locations for the most updated information about group tours, events and more!
Book a tour in 2012 and each guest will receive a FREE Green Spree recyclable tote.
Soy Creations Candle Workshop. Guests make their own natural soy candle and learn how clean, healthy and fragrant they are. Homestead Primitives. Artist Ann Lankford will turn ordinary gourds into extraordinary works of art. Each guest will receive a mini hand-painted gourd.
Frazee Gardens. Enjoy a custom workshop
by landscape and greenhouse experts, and browse a gift shop featuring local artisans’ works. Attend a special educational seminar on the importance of bees – presented by by a professional beekeeper and owner of My Honey’s Hunny – and take home a bottle of honey.
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Beasley’s Orchard. Take a guided tour of the orchard, peek behind the scenes and shop the farmer’s market in the Civil Warera barn. A cup of cider and a bag of apples per person are included.
themed tour: Time-travelers’ travels History buffs and those with a knack for nostalgia will enjoy the Time-Travelers’ Travels Tour.
Challenger Learning Center. Launch your
Danville Courthouse Square Historic District
travelers to this interactive learning center. Tour an authentic Mission Control and spacecraft simulator, view artifacts and sample spacecraft ice cream.
Beyond the Family History. Built in
1902 as an Indiana Carnegie Library, the Danville Public Library teaches new ideas on how to preserve your family heritage.
Pittsboro One-Room Schoolhouse.
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Miss Phoebe will take you back to a typical day in the life of a student in 1892.
County Historical Museum. Take a tour of
the former county jail and sheriff’s residence, built in 1886 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum also features a Civil War exhibit.’
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HENDRICKS COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU | 8 W. Main St., Danville, IN 46122 | (800) 321-9666 | (317) 718-9913 fax FOR PLANNING GROUP TOURS | Contact Becky Harris | Groups@TourHendricksCounty.com
What hendricks county has to offer Free group services available from the Hendricks
HENDRICKS COUNTY, INDIANA
County Convention & Visitors Bureau, including: custom itinerary planning • all-inclusive, per-person rates • individual and group FAM tours • tour gift bags
INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY & HALL OF FAME MUSEUM
Accommodations. Hendricks County is group-
friendly! We have more than 1,600 hotel rooms within a few minutes’ drive from all Hendricks County attractions as well as downtown Indianapolis.
Themed tour: ho ho holiday tour Just in time to shop for gifts, this tour of some of the county’s best holiday offerings – and exclusive discounts! – will put your guests in the holiday spirit!
Shopping on the Courthouse Square.
Tri Kappa Gingerbread Christmas Show. Shop for unique gifts at “Indiana’s Juried Craft Show of the Year,” featuring handcrafted, original works of art by master artisans.
Grandpa Jones’ Popcorn & Candy Shoppe. This old-fashioned gourmet
popcorn and candy shop specializes in flavored popcorns made daily. Enjoy a demonstration of how caramel corn is made, sample popcorn flavors and take home a bag of popcorn.
Shop, relax or grab a snack. • Carla’s Creations and Gifts. Nostalgic candy, gift baskets and gourmet items • Gallery on the Square. Featuring works from local artisans • Confection Delights. Where everything is made to order, from gourmet chocolates to apple ornaments
Traders Point Creamery. Experience a private tour and tasting at this family-owned artisan dairy farm. Sample organic cheeses, yogurt and milk before shopping for fresh products.
Motorsports mania Lucas Oil Raceway. Take a behind-thescenes tour of this popular racing hot spot, home of the NHRA Mac Tools US Nationals. Tour includes step-on guide, track history and highlights, track driving tours and more!
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum and Grounds Tour.
Tour includes the timing-and-scoring suite in the Pagoda Victory Podium, Gasoline Alley, a ride around the famed oval and more.
John Force RaceStation. Visit the Midwest headquarters of John Force Racing, including the museum and gift shop.
Chocolate shoes from Confection Delights
EAT & ENJOY Bread Basket Cafe and Bakery. This family-owned
and operated cafe and bakery is known for its decadent desserts, but you’ll find a full menu of soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, side items and more.
Confection Delights. Get your chocolate fix! These desserts are too pretty to eat, but too good not to! Mayberry Cafe. Group tour
favorite! Take a step back in time to the 1960s with Andy, Barney, Otis and Aunt Bea at the nostalgic Mayberry Cafe, complete with looping reruns of “The Andy Griffith Show.”
Published on Nov 1, 2011
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