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Central Canal

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Address: 337 W. 11th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone Number: 317-955-2389
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An Indianapolis Treasure

We stayed at the Residence Inn on the Canal. What a beautiful location in the center of the city. The Canal is perfect for a morning walk, jog, or bike ride. It is beautifully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Residence Inn on the Canal. What a beautiful location in the center of the city. The Canal is perfect for a morning walk, jog, or bike ride. It is beautifully landscaped with strategically placed benches for restful stops with beautiful views. You can rent kayaks, water scooters and bikes or just plain relax taking in the... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! Took my three boys for peddle boat & kayak rides. Had a blast! It's an Indy. Little hard to find the rental place called, "Wheels of Fun".

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The canal is very peaceful and maybe a little to quiet. I am not sure why there are not more people strolling along the canal, except that there is very little commercial activity. There are a couple of restaurants and one boat rental place and the rest is just quiet and peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I work downtown and I get to see the view of the canal everyday it is amazing!! They keep it so clean and the events the have coloring the canal is just wonderful. Keep up the good work love looking at it daily

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We only found this by accident when we were doing the sights in downtown Indianapolis. We saw the street signs for the canal district and thought it would be a nice place to eat lunch! It is located to the west of the Capital area. It was fabulous. The canal banks are full of people cycling, dog walking, running and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

What a beautiful waterway. They have done a great job of creating an artful place for everyone to enjoy. It was great how you can get to all the museums, restaurants and various streets from the path. Between the water, the ducks, and green spaces, everywhere is inviting. We took a Surrey bike around the canal and were impressed with... More 

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Urbana, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There is something to do around here, no matter who you are. This place is very unique, and has it's own atmosphere.

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Palatine, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We rented a paddle boat and had lots of fun exploring the canal. The price was reasonable and the views on the canal of the art sculptures were nice.

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Looking for a kayak mini adventure? How about a more romantic gondola ride? Perhaps you want to peddle your way around town in a paddle boat. Or maybe just a relaxing stroll complete with people watching. Regardless of your desire the Central Canal has it all. We had such a great time with our own paddle boat we came back... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Among the best ways to spend a beautiful evening in Indy. The Central canal offers great walking, cycling tracks and 3.5 ft depth water body to take a boat ride for 60-90 mins. Cycles, Paddle Boats, Kayaks are available for rent at the canal. Does not require advance booking during most times. Parallel parking is available on Ohio St. There... More 

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Address: Address: 337 W. 11th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone Number: 317-955-2389
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis

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