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Best of Indianapolis Guide

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Indianapolis
High-speed, history and good old Hoosier hospitality are a few reasons to put Indianapolis on your list of great getaways. Sports is another. From the legendary Indianapolis 500 to the Pacers and the Colts, the city offers ample opportunities to view professional and amateur sporting events, take part in athletic events and visit sports museums. At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall Of Fame Museum you can tour the famous track (try to reserve tickets if there is a race in town) or visit the museum dedicated to automobiles and auto racing. Other sporty museums include the NCAA Hall of Champions. To get in on some of the action, head to SportZone which features six acres of indoor athletic facilities the whole... more High-speed, history and good old Hoosier hospitality are a few reasons to put Indianapolis on your list of great getaways. Sports is another. From the legendary Indianapolis 500 to the Pacers and the Colts, the city offers ample opportunities to view professional and amateur sporting events, take part in athletic events and visit sports museums. At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall Of Fame Museum you can tour the famous track (try to reserve tickets if there is a race in town) or visit the museum dedicated to automobiles and auto racing. Other sporty museums include the NCAA Hall of Champions. To get in on some of the action, head to SportZone which features six acres of indoor athletic facilities the whole family will enjoy. Those less interested in sports, or with kids in tow, can still find tons to do in and around the city. History, art and other cultural attractions abound. Visit the Children's Museum or checkout the zoo. Stroll along cobblestone streets past 19th-century buildings in the Lockerbie Square District or visit any number of historic landmarks. Known as the "Crossroads of America," more interstate highways bisect Indianapolis than any other city in the country, making it an exciting and easily accessible destination. less

All things to do » Things to do

Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Impressive collection includes major works of art from all over the world plus a superb display of prints, photographs and textile art.
Attraction type: Art Museums; Museums
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Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Owner description: The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and touch everything as they explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts... more Owner description: The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and touch everything as they explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts through exciting interactive exhibits on five floors. There's also a planetarium and a theater with children's plays and live entertainment. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Mind Tripping Show
Mind Tripping Show
Owner description: National Touring performers Christian & Katalina are at the Hilton with a funny, surprising, interactive, and intimate, interactive theatrical show called Mind Tripping: A Comedy... more Owner description: National Touring performers Christian & Katalina are at the Hilton with a funny, surprising, interactive, and intimate, interactive theatrical show called Mind Tripping: A Comedy with a Psychological Twist. Christian & Katalina, the #1 Husband & Wife Comedy Mind Reading Act, take audiences on a series of mind-bending adventures that is pure fun. The show is a psychological thriller that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Think Candid Camera meets the Twilight Zone. Perfect for teenagers and older. Shows are Friday and Saturday nights. Some Sunday Matinees. less
Attraction type: Performances
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Victory Field
Victory Field
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum
Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum
Owner description: The Indy Speedway, dating back to 1909, is one of the most famous car raceways in the world. Even if you can't join the crowd of 400,000 that comes each May to watch the... more Owner description: The Indy Speedway, dating back to 1909, is one of the most famous car raceways in the world. Even if you can't join the crowd of 400,000 that comes each May to watch the celebrated Indy 500, stop by for a minibus ride on the speedway. Then visit the museum that traces race car history, including a display of restored speed demons, starting with the first Indy winner in 1911. less
Attraction type: Race Car Tracks; Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Long's Bakery
Long's Bakery
Ranked #1 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Istanbul Cafe
Istanbul Cafe
Ranked #2 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price:
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
Fogo De Chao
Fogo De Chao
Ranked #3 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $30 - $55
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
St. Elmo Steak House
St. Elmo Steak House
Ranked #4 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $31 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
High Velocity
High Velocity
Ranked #5 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Boone Docks on the River Bed and Breakfast
Boone Docks on the River Bed and Breakfast
$55 - $75
Ranked #6 of 21 Indianapolis B&B and Inns

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Baymont Inn and Suites Fishers / Indianapolis Area
2.5 of 5
Baymont Inn and Suites Fishers / Indianapolis Area
$68 - $105
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Fishers
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn Indianapolis Northwest - Park 100
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Indianapolis Northwest - Park 100
$103 - $179
Ranked #1 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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TownePlace Suites Indianapolis Keystone
2.5 of 5
TownePlace Suites Indianapolis Keystone
$103 - $138
Ranked #7 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Indianapolis W - Airport Area
2.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Indianapolis W - Airport Area
$99 - $177
Ranked #8 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Alexander
4.0 of 5
The Alexander
$156 - $366
Ranked #2 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Conrad Indianapolis
4.5 of 5
Conrad Indianapolis
$229 - $535
Ranked #3 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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JW Marriott Indianapolis
4.0 of 5
JW Marriott Indianapolis
$219 - $476
Ranked #5 of 183 Hotels in Indianapolis
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