Boone county living

eat, drink & shop

Local libations, coveted BBQ, Hoosier delicacies, your bellies will be full and happy here.  Finish off that meal with a walk around some of our unique locally-owned stores. 

Whether you need a quick snack and a cup of coffee or a sit-down meal with friends and family, Boone County is sure to meet any need when it comes to dining.

When it comes to shopping, a customer-focused shopping experience awaits you. Clothing boutiques, bookstores, shoe stores, jewelers, florists, chocolate shops, home improvement/hardware stores, antique shops, pet stores, grocery/convenience stores, and larger-scale department stores are among the retail options in the county. There are also several regional shopping malls within a 30-minute drive of Boone County.


  • Lining the fabled brick Main Street, Zionsville offers a variety to fit any shopping mood and nestled among the shops are fine restaurants and quaint cafes.
  • In Lebanon’s newly renovated downtown you will find a historical outfitter, outdoor sporting goods store, women’s boutique, butcher shop, floral and gift shop, game store, dance & yoga studios, as well as a family owned pharmacy.
  • Whitestown offers a variety of larger retail shopping, as well as unique boutiques and an electric bicycle shop.

keeping spirits high

Pour a glass and learn about Boone County libations. 

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Top 20 places to eat & drink

Think of this as your Boone County food and beverage checklist. Check out local favorites and hidden gems. 

Ice Cream Dreams

Creamy and cool check out the best local spots for a sweet treat.