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Indianapolis is chock full of cool attractions and things to do. Below are the latest headlines pertaining to attractions in the greater Indianapolis area.

Running Paths in Fishers

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The ground is finally starting to thaw, and it seems like people are out in force running and walking. After a long winter on the treadmill, walking on the pavement feels very, very good. Personally, any day that it’s over 35 I try to get outside for a walk, even if it’s just for 10 […]

Downtown Indy Stay-cation with Tweens & Teens

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If there is one thing kids love (at least my kids), it’s Spring Break. If there is one thing kids hate, it’s staying home for Spring Break. While Central Indiana doesn’t have much to offer in the way of sand and surf, there are several things for the tween and teen set that make a […]

Indianapolis Ranked #1 for Downtown Living

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Livability.com recently ranked Indianapolis as the #1 city to live in when in comes to downtown dwelling. The criteria used by the website included: Good entertainment options Well-planned design Unique architecture Green spaces Walkability Moving from suburbia to downtown has been a dream of mine (and my husband’s) for several years, especially since our daughter […]

Nuclear Cowboyz Flying High This Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium

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Nuclear Cowboyz®, a high-energy circus performance combining traditional circus skills with a choreographed storyline, will be taking place downtown this Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. The world’s most dominant freestyle performers, including: stilt walkers, fire breathers, riders and martial artists, will perform an action-packed show that will feature over 1000 gravity-defying, gut-wrenching stunts. This is […]

Veal’s Ice Tree is 60 Feet Tall & Growing

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During the winter of 1961, the Veal family set out to create an ice slide by spraying water on the hill beside their house. In the morning they awoke to discover quite a happy accident. The spray of the water had frozen on a nearby honeysuckle bush creating a covering of beautiful icicles. With the […]

Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons

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It’s amazing to think a massive sheet of ice once covered Indiana, and most of North America, over 80,000 years ago. Even more amazing is what lay preserved beneath this massive ice sheet. ice-age-exhibit-indiana-state-museum Mammoths and Mastodons fossils have been found on every continent except Australia and South America. Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of […]

The Indiana Experience: Step into a Photograph…and More!

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If you’ve ever wanted to step into an old-time photograph to experience what was happening when the shot was taken, and what life was like back then, now’s your chance. The Indiana Experience, presented by the Indiana Historical Society, offers visitors different 4 ways to learn about Indiana history. you-are-there-exhibit-at-indiana-historical-society You Are There You Are […]

The 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show at the Indiana Convention Center

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Ah, that new car smell. Care to take a whiff? If so, you’ll find plenty of it at the 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show in downtown Indianapolis. This massive auto show, which is the second oldest in the country, behind only the Chicago Auto Show, is celebrating its 100th anniversary at the Indiana Convention Center now […]

Christmas at the Zoo: A Lights Celebration to Remember

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In a way, Christmas is as much about making memories as it is giving presents. For after all the shopping, gift-giving and holiday celebrations have come and gone, it is the memories that endure. What memories will you make this holiday season? christmas-at-the-indianapolis-zoo Here’s a suggestion: Christmas at the Zoo. Now through December 30, 2013 […]

Jolly Days at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

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The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Now through January 5, 2014, the museum’s annual Jolly Days celebration offers a families in search of holiday cheer a variety of fun things to do and see. jolly-days-at-childrens-museum-of-indianapolis Leslie Olsen, Public Relations Manager for the museum says, “The most popular thing […]

See the Centennial Christmas Exhibit at the Lilly House

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This isn’t your typical Christmas at the Lilly House. Unlike recent years, where the focus has been on recreating the decorating traditions of the 1930s and ‘40s, this year’s theme will turn to the first decade of the twentieth century for inspiration. It is a culmination of the year’s observance of the 100th anniversary of […]

Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience

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Grab your family and head over to Fort Harrison State Park this weekend for the ultimate Hoosier Outdoor Experience. On September 21 – 22 from 10 am – 6 pm you’ll be able to experience over 50 activities and 120 grassroots partners for free!  The weather should be perfect to get outside and experience everything […]

Penrod Arts Fair Kickstarts "Indiana’s Nicest Weekend" on Friday Night

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Indiana’s Nicest Day has become Indiana’s Nicest Weekend says Penrod Society PR Committee Chair Blake Koriath. That’s because this year’s installment of the Penrod Arts Fair will commence a day earlier than usual, or more specifically, an evening earlier, on Friday night. For the first time ever, the 47-year old annual event, which runs every […]

The 2013 All-American Classic Horse Show at the State Fairgrounds

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Few animals possess a rarer combination of traits than horses. Words like big, powerful, nimble, graceful, cooperative etc. don’t normally describe the same thing. Yet when it comes to horses, it is precisely this combination of traits that have made them such valuable contributors to human society. From September 3-7, 2013 the 2013 All-American Classic […]

Lucas Oil Raceway Smokin’ as NHRA Concludes Chevrolet U.S. Performance Nationals

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Lucas Oil Raceway was smokin’ as the NHRA wrapped up the last day of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Monday. It was the 59th installment of what is perhaps the most celebrated, oldest, richest, and most prestigious drag race in the world. It is also the final event of the NHRA’s regular season, with […]

An Outdoor Sculpture Tour at the IMA

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The Indiana Museum of Art will host a free Outdoor Sculpture Tour on Friday, June 28, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. It’s the perfect excuse to get out of the house, walk the grounds of the IMA, see the gardens and discuss its various outdoor sculptures with other like-minded art lovers. Artists represented include Maya Lin, […]

Enjoy Breakfast at the Brickyard and Take a Lap

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For $60 a ticket, race fans can enjoy a delicious breakfast with Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and INDYCAR Team Owner Chip Ganassi. Guests will also enjoy the privilege of taking a lap around the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their own car, weather permitting in addition to taking a tour of the garages. Immediately […]

Enjoy art, Music & Food at the Stutz Artists Open House

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Enjoy art, music, food and more at the historic Stutz building in downtown Indianapolis as the Stutz Artists Open House takes place Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 27. The 2013 event, which marks its 20th anniversary, will showcase the talents of over 70 artists who will open their studios to the public. It is […]

Become a Fugitive Slave on the Underground Railroad at Conner Prairie

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What would you risk for your freedom? The Conner Prairie Follow The North Star experience allows you to become a fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad. Experience from what it was like to risk everything for your freedom. This is truly living history, experienced from a first-person perspective. It is an escape from the everyday, […]

An Amazing Visual Epic: Flight of the Butterflies in IMAX 3D

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No need to shoo the butterflies as they flutter so close to your face. While they may appear real, they are in fact only 3D IMAX butterflies. Flight of the Butterflies is amazing film that follows the flight of the monarch butterfly as it migrates from Mexico through North America and back, all in amazing […]

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