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Local Attractions

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White River State Park

www.inwhiteriver.com

Located in the heart of downtown, Indiana's only urban state park offers a variety of indoor and outdoor attractions and entertainment. Visitors can explore 250 acres of green space walking, jogging, on a Segway, on a bike, or rent a pedal boat for a trip along the 1.5 mile canal. Select attractions that are part of the park are listed below.


Canal Walk

A 3-mile loop along the central canal offers an opportunity for walking, biking or roller-blading. Seasonal rentals of pedal boats, kayaks, bicycles and segways are available.

Canal Walk

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art

www.eiteljorg.org

The only museum of its kind in the Midwest, the Eiteljorg features one of the best collections of Native American and Western art in the world. Open Monday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM and Sunday Noon - 5PM.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art

IMAX Theater

www.imax.com/oo/imax-indiana-state-museum

Offering movies in the IMAX and 3D formats, the IMAX theater is located within the Indiana State Museum (museum admission not required).

Indiana Historical Society

www.indianahistory.org

Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana's StorytellerTM, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the state's history.

Indiana Historical Society

Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens

indianapoliszoo.com

Featuring botanical gardens, shark touch pool, dolphin shows and an international orangutan center, the 64-acre Indianapolis Zoo is the only institution accredited as a zoo, an aquarium, and as a botanical garden. Open 9AM - 4PM Monday - Thursday and 9AM - 5PM Friday - Sunday.

Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens

NCAA Hall of Champions

ncaahallofchampions.org

Featuring hands-on displays, a retro gym and sports simulators to engage in the life of the student-athlete, the NCAA Hall of Champions features all 23 sports of the NCAA. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM, Sunday Noon - 5PM.

NCAA Hall of Champions

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com

The Fieldhouse is home of the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever. It is also an entertainment venue used for music concerts, Disney on Ice, Cirque du Soleil, World Wrestling Entertainment, and other exciting events.

Circle Center Mall

www.simon.com/mall/circle-centre

Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis just south of Monument Circle, Circle Centre features over 100 retailers including the anchor store Carson Pirie Scott, United Artist Theaters, and eight sit-down restaurants. Open Monday - Saturday 10AM - 9PM and Sunday Noon - 6PM.

The Cabaret

www.thecabaret.org

Located in the historic Columbia Club on Monument Circle, The Cabaret is one of the top cabaret rooms in the country and a premiere destination for world-class cabaret performances. Enjoy dinner, hors d'oeuvres and dessert while attending a performance.

Downtown Indy Nightlife

www.downtownindy.org/happening-downtown/hot/downtown-indy-nightlife

Additional information about nightlife in Indianapolis downtown can be found at this website.

Howl at the Moon

www.howlatthemoon.com/indianapolis

A bar where musicians perform on a variety of instruments including dueling pianos, drums, guitars, horns, and more in an interactive show with no set list or agenda. Music is centered around dance hits and party anthems.

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

iupui.edu

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.

Indiana Pacers Bikeshare

www.pacersbikeshare.org

Indy’s 250 gold bikes are available when you need them near your favorite spots, your office or neighborhood. Once you are done with your ride, simply dock your bike at any of the available stations.

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail

indyculturaltrail.org

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail seamlessly connects neighborhoods, cultural districts and entertainment amenities while serving as the downtown hub for central Indiana’s vast greenway system.

Indy Eleven

www.indyeleven.com/

Indy Eleven is currently in its third season of play at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the campus of IUPUI in downtown Indianapolis. After leading the NASL in attendance during its first two seasons with nearly 10,500 fans per game, "Indiana's Team" is again pacing the growing league in the stands in 2016. The mission of Indy Eleven – “To win championships with and for the community” – stays true to its aim of fielding a team that will represent Indiana proudly on and off the field.

Long-Sharp Gallery

www.longsharpgallery.com

With modern and contemporary fine art clients on 6 continents, Long-Sharp Gallery specializes in works on paper, multiples and drawings by modern masters. In addition, LSG is dedicated to a contemporary program that incorporates paintings, photography, sculpture, and multimedia art. The gallery was named one of the top 500 Art Galleries in the world by Modern Painters Magazine.

Lucas Oil Stadium

www.lucasoilstadium.com

The stadium is home of the Indianapolis Colts and is used by the NCAA for men's and women's tournaments. One of three NFL stadiums with a retractable roof.

Slippery Noodle Inn

www.slipperynoodle.com

Indiana's oldest continually operated bar touted as the Midwest's premiere blues club.


The Crowne Plaza has a free shuttle for guests who travel within 3 miles of the hotel.

Massachusetts Avenue (Mass Ave)

www.discovermassave.com

Mass Ave is the place that puts a whole new angle on excitement. Showcasing public art, top-notch galleries, and live theatre, Mass Ave’s free-spirited mood spills out from the extraordinary restaurants, eclectic shops, and vibrant nightlife.

Fountain Square

discoverfountainsquare.com

Just southeast of downtown, our funky Indianapolis neighborhood has a world of independent restaurants, live music and performance, working artists with a vibrant arts scene, and one-of-a-kind stores that sell food, fashion, comics, musical instruments, fresh flowers, and so much more.


Broad Ripple Village

www.discoverbroadripplevillage.com

A vibrant center of restaurants, shops, and nighttime hotspots, surrounded by long-established neighborhoods and shaped by nearby parks, the Central Canal and the winding White River.

Crackers Comedy Clubs

www.crackerscomedy.com

Two premier comedy clubs in Indianapolis, with locations downtown and at Broad Ripple.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

www.childrensmuseum.org

With 472,900-square feet, more than 120,000 artifacts, and over 1 million visitors each year, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the largest children's museum in the world. Open Monday-Sunday 10AM - 5PM.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum

www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com

The Hall of Fame Museum, located five miles northwest of downtown Indianapolis on the grounds of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is devoted to automobiles and auto racing. The museum's collection encompasses race cars from many series: IndyCar, NASCAR, Formula One, Sprint, Midget, motorcycle races, and drag racing. Open Monday - Sunday 9AM - 5PM March - October, 10AM - 4PM November - February.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art

www.imamuseum.org

With a collection of more than 54,000 works of art, an early-20th-century estate, 152 acres of gardens and grounds, including an outdoor art and nature park, the IMA campus offers experiences that feed both the heart and mind. Open Tue, Wed, Fri and Sat 11AM - 5PM, Thu 11AM - 9PM, and Sun Noon - 5PM.

The Jazz Kitchen

www.thejazzkitchen.com

Indianapolis' premier jazz club and restaurant presents a mix of local, national and international jazz stars.


Visit Indy

www.visitindy.com

36 Hours in Indianapolis

For a comprehensive list of activities and attractions in Indianapolis visit this website. A visitors guide to download is available.


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