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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

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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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Victory Field
Victory Field
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Owner description: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum presents the stories of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the history of the automotive industry in Indiana, and has vehicles and... more Owner description: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum presents the stories of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the history of the automotive industry in Indiana, and has vehicles and race trophies and memorabilia from race events around the world. It houses one of the most important collections of racing vehicles and memorabilia in the world. less
Attraction type: Auto Race Tracks; Specialty Museums
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Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; Historic Sites; Gardens
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Central Canal
Central Canal
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Long's Bakery
Long's Bakery
Ranked #1 of 2,260 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Capital Grille
Capital Grille
Ranked #2 of 2,260 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Seasons 52
Seasons 52
Ranked #3 of 2,260 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $15 - $40
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
St. Elmo Steak House
St. Elmo Steak House
Ranked #4 of 2,260 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price: $31 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bru Burger Bar
Bru Burger Bar
Ranked #5 of 2,260 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Indy Hostel
1.5 of 5
Indy Hostel
$67 - $123
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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 20 Indianapolis B&B and Inns

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Comfort Suites
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites
$82 - $165
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Brownsburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport
3.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport
$125 - $221
Ranked #4 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Hampton Inn Indianapolis Northwest - Park 100
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Indianapolis Northwest - Park 100
$116 - $196
Ranked #5 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Indianapolis-Downtown
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Indianapolis-Downtown
$124 - $330
Ranked #6 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Le Meridien Indianapolis
4.0 of 5
Le Meridien Indianapolis
$171 - $375
Ranked #1 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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Conrad Indianapolis
4.5 of 5
Conrad Indianapolis
$184 - $474
Ranked #2 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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The Alexander
4.0 of 5
The Alexander
$167 - $480
Ranked #7 of 184 Hotels in Indianapolis
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