Hotspots to Check Out Around Fishers, Indiana
It can be a lot of fun to explore the place where you live, whether you’ve called it home for a few days or a few decades. There are always popular spots like a favorite restaurant or shopping area, but sometimes you want something new and a little different. For example, Nickel Plate Station has apartments in Fishers, Indiana that are right by the Nickel Plate District, a designated cultural district. So if you need a few new, cool places to visit in Fishers, check these out!
#1: Conner Prairie
Visit Conner Prairie for an incredible outdoor museum experience. It gives visitors insight into how people lived in the past, with a focus on farm life. From an 1836 Prairietown experience to an 1863 Civil War journey, to nature walks and animal encounters, you are sure to have a special trip into the past at this destination.
#2: The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens and Heritage Park
Get a dash of the indoors and outdoors at this destination. The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens include a restored historical home that is now a top venue for weddings and events and a stunning garden you can stroll through. Big bonus! Heritage Park blends into the Heritage Gardens, so you can also enjoy nature trails and an excellent sledding hill all in one place.
#3: Fishers AgriPark
Although this hotspot is closed for the season, it’s still worth mentioning as we slowly but surely approach spring. The AgriPark functions as an urban farm where you can grow and harvest seasonal produce and flowers. There’s also an animal area where you can meet livestock and a nature play area.
#4: Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve
Roughly 127 acres, 9 nature trails, and a central location in Fishers makes this park the perfect place to take a break from the hustle and bustle. It’s known for great hiking, walking, biking, and bird watching. It also boasts a unique program called Nature First that lets first graders from Hamilton Southeastern schools explore the preserve while learning from a nature-based curriculum.
#5: Roy G. Holland Memorial Park
If you’re in search of a park that has an outdoor activity for nearly everyone, this is the place for you! You can play basketball, baseball, or sand volleyball. In the summer, you can visit the splash pad and grill outside. There are also athletic fields, multi-use trails, a playground, and more.
#6: The Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
Once the weather permits, this will be the place to go in spring and summer to catch some top-notch live music. This awesome outdoor venue includes not only ticketed concerts but also festivals and events that are open to the community. It’s also centrally located in downtown Fishers.
#7: Ignite Studio
Ignite Studio is the perfect place to let out your creativity. It’s tucked inside Hamilton East Public Library, and it includes all kinds of unique spaces to explore. You can use a 3D printer, make a mess in the messy crafts area, mix some music in the A/V production studio, create something from paper or fabric, and more.
#8: Nickel Plate Trail
If you’re keen on a good walk, jog, or bike ride, then you have to check out the Nickel Plate Trail. This rails-to-trails project has created a paved trail stretching from 106th to 146th. Along it, you can stop off at local restaurants and retail spaces and even spot some local community art that makes the perfect backdrop for a photo.
Do you want to stay close to all the best places and spaces around Fishers? Then take a tour of Nickel Plate Station. Our new downtown Fishers apartments are in a prime location that offers easy access to the Nickel Plate Trail and is less than 15 minutes from every location on this list. In fact, in less than 10 minutes, you can walk to Ignite Studio and the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Call for more information: (317)-854-5630