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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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Indiana Repertory Theatre
Indiana Repertory Theatre
Attraction type: Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Long's Bakery
Long's Bakery
Ranked #1 of 1,992 restaurants in Indianapolis
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Fogo De Chao
Fogo De Chao
Ranked #2 of 1,992 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
High Velocity
High Velocity
Ranked #3 of 1,992 restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night
St. Elmo Steak House
St. Elmo Steak House
Ranked #4 of 1,992 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
Istanbul Cafe
Istanbul Cafe
Ranked #5 of 1,992 restaurants in Indianapolis
Price:
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Indy Hostel
1.5 of 5
Indy Hostel
$59 - $102
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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
$69 - $144
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
$112 - $201
Ranked #1 of 184 hotels in Indianapolis
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Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport
$116 - $237
Ranked #4 of 184 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
$112 - $246
Ranked #6 of 184 hotels in Indianapolis
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Alexander
4.0 of 5
The Alexander
$176 - $335
Ranked #2 of 184 hotels in Indianapolis
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Conrad Indianapolis
4.5 of 5
Conrad Indianapolis
$231 - $553
Ranked #3 of 184 hotels in Indianapolis
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JW Marriott Indianapolis
4.0 of 5
JW Marriott Indianapolis
$217 - $476
Ranked #5 of 184 hotels in Indianapolis
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