Hants Lake can be found in Princes Lakes, Indiana, under 45 miles from Indianapolis.
Named for John Johnson, a judge of the Indiana Supreme Court, this county has a population of 158,000.
The closest major airport is Indianapolis International and is 55 minutes from the lake. Urgent care can be provided at Johnson Memorial Health, 20 minutes away.
Stock up on snacks and groceries at Small Town Market, under 10 minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as Eddie’s Lakeview Pizza, Grillerz, Dave’s Delicious Burgers, El Potro Mexican Restaurant Nineveh, and Wildflour BakeHouse and Catering Company.
Hants Lake is on the smaller side, but it is a part of Princes Lakes, making properties here have access to many bodies of water. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass and flathead catfish here.
There are tons of fun things to do in Indianapolis, making the drive well worth it.
Many know about Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indy 500, but there are lots of great museums in the city. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is five stories and has over 200,000 square feet of exhibits. Despite its name, it appeals to visitors of all ages.
Other museums include the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Eiteljorg Museum.
The Indianapolis Zoo features a butterfly conservatory and a dolphin show, both of which are highly recommended.
The top-rated nearby attraction is the Johnson County Museum of History, which was previously a Masonic temple. Visitors will get the chance to explore the county's history starting from the pioneer days.
After a long day at the lake, catch a movie at Historic Artcraft Theatre. It opened in 1922 and is listed on the Indiana State Register of Historic Places.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Hants Lake is an excellent choice.